Articles by Aniruddha Gaonkar

Aniruddha is a volunteer at the Blue Ribbon Movement. As a process and culture holder for the youth movement, he has been playing a key role in the Sarv-Anumati (100% consent-based decision making) process and alumni engagement. Apart from this, Aniruddha is a college walkout who works with financial markets for a living.

Mumbai's civic body, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), is responsible for the civic infrastructure and administration of the city and its suburbs. One of the richest municipal corporations in Asia, its budget is bigger than some of the smaller states in India. For 2022, the civic budget is Rs 45949.21, a 17.70% jump from the previous year. With such a large budget and population to cater to, we must be aware of how our tax money is spent and communicate our expectations to the municipal corporation. Active citizen participation is the foundation of democracy.  Read more: Understanding Mumbai’s municipal corporation Why a…

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