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[rti_india] Third phase training for the aspirants of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP)



4th February 2010

Third phase training for the aspirants of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections, Bangalore on 10.2.2010 (Wednesday).


Urban Research Centre (URC) is a registered society, a non-profit organization – action-researching on decentralization, governance, globalization and environment.                          Urban Research Centre (URC) is working in the Coastal cities, Mangalore and Udupi towns with Civil society, Corporators (elected representatives) and the Urban local governments on participatory governance.


Urban Research Centre (URC) has undertaken studies on elected representatives of Town panchayath / Town municipal council / City municipal council and City corporations and published the study report in 2005.  As a follow up, regional trainings have been organized for elected representatives across Karnataka since 2001.  URC has also been working at the Ward and City level to bring interventions to strengthen the role of elected representatives.


Urban Research Centre (URC) is organizing a third phase training for the aspirants of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) elections on 10.2.2010 (Wednesday) in Bangalore.  The urban local governments in towns / cities., Town panchayath / Town municipal council / City municipal council and City corporations are the nearestConstitutional Governments to the citizens.  Bangalore city (the BBMP area) is also the state capital, has grown from City Corporation by adding surrounding small urban areas into it.  (URC has already organized  the first training in August 2009 and the second training in January 2010 in Bangalore).


This training is designed to prepare the aspirants to gain an understanding of their role and how to participate as a Corporator in Corporation affairs.  This training covers topics such asConstitution, Democracy, Structure of Government, Urban development department & its organizations, Corporation Act, Election Commission, Right To Information Act, Role of Corporator, How to participate in monthly Corporation Council meetings, How to carry out ward works etc through lectures, group discussions and familiarization games.  The participants will be given a kit containing useful reading materials.  The registration fee is Rs.750/- (Rupees Seven Fifty only).


Kindly note the following details:


Place of training:                Library Hall, S.C.M.House, 29, 2nd Cross, C.S.I.Compound, Mission

Road, Bangalore–560 027. (Behind Priyadarshini Handloom House).


Time:                                     Morning 9.00am to evening 4.30pm.


Date:                                      10.2.2010 (Wednesday)


Registration Fees:              Rs.750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred Fifty only) for one candidate.


Contact Person:                  Mr.Gururaja Budhya, Secretary, Urban Research Centre,

Mobile no:94488-49353 or



Postal Address:                   E-1, Maithree Apartments, 6th Main, 15th Cross, Malleswaram,

                                                Bangalore-560 003.



We request you to register as early as possible as there are limited seats available for this training.  Confirm your place by sending a crossed DD the name of Urban Research Centrepayable in Bangalore at the earliest.



Please contact at 94488-49353 or through







Mobile no.94488-49353.

Anand S.
Anti Corruption Form
Bangalore 560 085
Cell No: +91-92410-12730
or +91-98450-39699

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