A news report published in Times of India, indicates that the politicians who were allotted sites under BDA’s G category intially pleaded for sites in posh localities like Namma HSR Layout, HBR Layout, OMBR Layout , Indiranagar and RMV Extn.
Due to Flyover Construction at Agara Junction, the traffic was to be diverted at 27th Main yesterday itself, but as BBMP is yet to finish the road work on the alternate routes it will be done within 2-3 days, the details are as follows, already BTC has placed many Signs such as No Parking, No Entry, No Stopping etc.
Light motor vehicles (two-wheelers, cars and jeeps):
Vehicles from Outer Ring Road and Sarjapura towards H S R Ring Road and Koramangala: Can take left turn on Agara Junction 27th main to enter 27th main road, move towards Bharat Petrol Bunk, take right turn at 7th cross, move towards Agara Village Junction, Agara bus depot junction and Mantri Sarovar apartments to join H S R Ring Road.
Plying of heavy vehicles
Heavy Vehicles (BMTC/KSRTC/private/factory buses and transport trucks):
Vehicles from Outer Ring Road and Sarjapura towards H S R Ring Road and Koramangala:
Take left turn at Agara 27th main junction to reach 27th main road, move towards CPWD quarters, take right turn at HSR 17th cross, move towards Cambridge School junction, take right turn at 19th main road, take left turn at Agara bus depot to join HSR Ring Road at Mantri Sarovara Apartments.
Ban on vehicular movement Vehicular movement from Automart junction and HSR 14th main junction towards Agara junction and taking right turn on Agara 27th main junction is banned.
One-way traffic facilitated:
One-way traffic is facilitated from Agara 27th main junction to HSR first sector, second cross.
One-way traffic is facilitated at Agara 7th cross:from Bharat Petrol Bunk to HSR 100 feet road Ring Road till Mantri Sarovar apartment.
The annual general body meeting of the HSR Layout, 2nd Sector led to freewheeling interaction between government body officials and residents.
By Brig (retd.) R S Murthy
(This Article was written by Brig(retrd.) R.S Murthy President of HSR Layout 2nd RWA )
The seven-year old HSR Layout Sector II Residents Association convened their annual general body meeting on 19th of July at Cambridge Public School located in the vicinity.
The meeting was well attended by residents and had a focused agenda. The concerns of the residents included:
Bad Roads & silted/clogged Storm water drains:
a. Blacktopping of all roads and regular clearance of shoulder undergrowth.
b. De-silting of all storm-water drains
c. Proper repair of road cutting.
a. Daily clearance of garbage in a proactive manner. There is improvement but a system has to be in place, this will stop the menace of pigs, stray dogs& rodents, reptiles and prevent health problems.
b. Aggressive awareness campaign by BBMP on educating residents through posters, notices and audio visual road shows.
c. Boards at prominent places instructing people not to litter, urinate and defecate at public places and vacant sites
d. Educating school-children in the area on the importance of having a clean and healthy environment who, in turn, will educate their families.
Due to BBMP work, temporary traffic diversions have been made in city.
FOUR & TWO-WHEELERS: Vehicles from Mico Layout and Jayadeva Hospital, going to Madivala and Koramangala should take left turn at BTM 16th Main Road Jn, to reach Gangotri Bar Jn. The vehicles can move on Maruthinagar Main Road to reach Sarjapura Jn and join Koramangala, Madivala checkpost.
BUSES & TEMPOS: Vehicles from Mico Layout and Jayadeva Hospital, going to Madivala, Koramangala, should take the road linking BTM 16th Main Road Jn, BTM 29th Main Road Jn and Karanth Jn. They should then take right turn towards Hosur Road at Silk Board Jn, take U-turn at Rupena Agrahara and move on to Silk Board flyover to reach Madivala, Koramangala.
LIGHT AND HEAVY VEHICLES: Vehicles from Agara and HSR 14th Main Road going to Madivala and Koramangala should take BTM Agara Tank Road, take left turn at Automart Jn to reach Jakkasandra and Koramangala Krupanidhi Jn to move to Madivala, Koramangala.
Vehicles from HSR 5th Main Road and HSR Layout Mallige Junction going towards Madivala and Koramangala, should take left turn at HSR Layout Mallige Hotel Junction, use the service road, take the free left turn at Silk Board Junction towards Hosur Road, reach Rupena Agrahara Junction, take U-turn and move on to Silk Board flyover towards Madivala and Koramangala.
Source:Times of India
The bad news is that crime against senior citizens is increasing. The good news is that a police inspector’s initiative in HSR Layout is helping them help themselves.
Inspector L Y Rajesh kicked off this door-to-door initiative a fortnight ago in Sectors I and II with a beat cop to identify houses with elderly couples. The police visit these houses and chat with them. “We ensure they have proper safety measures like alarm bells in place. We also meet with working professionals who leave their houses locked for a long time through the day and advise them on installing security systems and keeping valuables in safe places which are not easily accessible. We contacted RWAs to give a list of senior citizens,” Rajesh told TOI. Continue reading HSR Layout cop arms elderly with safety tip→
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