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The Hindu

My Place of Pride: 65 communities in fray for Swachh rankings

As many as 65 communities are pitching themselves as sustainable ones that have a tick against good waste management practices, water conservation and other such parameters. They are participating in a contest that aims to rank and rate communities in terms of the effort taken by residents to keep them clean, safe and eco-friendly.

Check Link: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-karnataka/My-Place-of-Pride-65-communities-in-fray-for-Swachh-rankings/article17199530.ece 

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Deccan Herald

Pride of place for green communities

unique contest entitled ‘My Place of Pride’ has been initiated by Rotary Club of Bangalore Palmville, in association with Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC), to instil pride in people for communities they live in. The contest aims to recognise eco-friendly communities in Bengaluru which have strived to become role models by adopting and implementing sustainable practices.

Check Link: http://www.deccanherald.com/content/594998/pride-place-green-communities.html

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B.PAC

My Place of Pride: An initiative to recognize eco­friendly communities: Sushma Mahabala

The unprecedented growth of Bengaluru city has led to complex urban problems. Our City has a vibrant civic society and its ability to voice concerns arising out of such growth is well known. Bengaluru is currently facing serious challenges in the areas of Solid Waste Management, Water, Energy sufficiency and fire safety. Various communities have responded to these challenges in a commendable manner through creating awareness, setting examples and placing pressure on the governmental institutions. My Place of Pride is an initiative to acknowledge and appreciate such communities for their efforts and their ability to demonstrate being environmentally responsible.

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TOI

Stay in green house? Register for contest – Times of India

BENGALURU: If your apartment complex or villa is eco-friendly, here is a chance to get it recognized. All you need to do is to get registered for My Place of Pride contest, an initiative of Rotary Palmville, in association with Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC), to recognize eco-friendly communities in the city, encourage sharing of best practices and motivate people to adopt sustainable ones by ranking them.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/bengaluru/stayingreenhouseregisterforcontest/articleshow/56992122.cms