The BBMP on Friday increased the number of triaging centres from eight, one in each zone, to 26, and it plans to set up 60 centres in the first phase.
According to Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike officials, the 16 staffers would be posted at other places.
Lists of small hospitals, dental colleges and students must be prepared and teams must be formed to assign responsibilities of COVID management.
Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike data showed that between March 17 and 26, 2,408 people aged 20-29 years and 2,547 people aged 30-39 years tested positive.
The Centre for Urban Governance Studies and Policy Research has come down on the proposal to include ward committees and area sabhas as corporation authorities.
N Manjunath Prasad appealed to the RWAs to act as a watchdog for the city civic body to keep a check on all those with COVID-like symptoms.
Mahadevapura, Yelahanka, Dasarahalli, Bommanahalli, and RR Nagar, which are the outer zones, have seen much lower turnout due to fears over the vaccine, which the government needs to address.
According to the new bill, the term of the Mayor (once elected) will be 30 months and the zonal councils will be set up. The number of wards in the city will also be increased from 198 to 243.
The 29-year-old MP said there was no dearth of non-Muslim public figures and patriots on whom the roads can be named after.
Citizen-activist groups and former corporators from opposition and ruling BJP have opposed the bill, terming the BBMP Act 2020 just a rehash of the Karnataka Municipal Act.
BBMP Commissioner N Manjunatha Prasad told media, Bengaluru has 14,000km of roads, but most of them lack pedestrian facilities, are congested, strewn with garbage, and so on.
They also participated in the event, along with other Covid warriors and citizens.
BBMP identified 6,828 properties in the city and brought them under its ambit. It is also fixing the notional value of these properties.
The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike’s war on illegal flexes, banners and hoardings across the city, which comes on the back of prodding by the high court, drew first blood on Thursday.
Palike’s records show that number of attacks falling by around 1,000 every year. But residents and elected leaders say numbers don’t reflect reality