BM helps Conserve BBMP Rs 19 cr


With beds Becoming filled up Quickly, BBMP chalks out Fresh, Less Costly Price to Prepare beds in BIEC

After controversy erupted over setting up of infrastructure for covid care facility from the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), the BBMP has made a decision to buy six”reusable” items in the sellers at a price of Rs ,500 per pair. The civic body will take 19 non-reusable items in a monthly rent of Rs 6,500 per pair. The new arrangement is expected to save several crores for the authorities.

The alteration in the arrangement with the four sellers was created later Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa blasted officials for paying Rs 800 per bed per individual as lease in BIEC’s covid maintenance facility at which 10,000 bed places are being sporadically. Bangalore Mirror had subjected the scam on July 7.

Based on BBMP’s initial strategy, it might have spent 24 crore a month as rent towards mattress places. Under the new program, the BBMP will invest just Rs 4. 23 crore per month apart from an original cost of Rs . 32 crore.

The Chief Minister has led strict actions against officials responsible for entering into this kind of pricey arrangement with the builders.

Brand New mantra

Having shown failed to organize for more beds at town for covid direction, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s (BBMP) brand new mantra for individuals with moderate symptoms appears to have been this: Stay in the home. As BBMP’s lease agreement with sellers providing 10,000 beds in the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) got embroiled in controversythat strategy was postponed.


On the previous two days, over 3,500 individuals tested positive for Covid-19. The amount of vacant beds in most of the seven Covid Care Centres across town are only 203. The BBMP has been able to make facilities for approximately 1,000 beds at Bangalore University hostel just after Wednesday evening.

“There is not any need to fear. Since we’re adapting just unmarried sufferers, these patients may stay at home and isolate themselves from other people,” Sarfaraz Khan, in-charge of Covid Care Centres at Bengaluru explained.

Presently, around two,171 beds are available for patients in seven centers including in Haj Bhavan, Sri Sri Ravishankar Ayurveda Hospital, GKVK campus and Koramangala Indoor scene but most of are completely occupied.


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