Report on My City – My Budget Campaign Presented to Mangalore City Corporation

Report on My City – My Budget Campaign Presented to Mangalore City Corporation

The 2nd edition of MyCityMyBudget, the annual budgeting campaign run by the MCC in collaboration with Janaagraha was launched on 21st January, 2023 at the Mangalore Mini Town Hall. The MyCityMyBudget participatory budgeting campaign has been received very well by the citizens of Mangaluru. The budget bus covered all the 60 wards spread across 3 zones for 9 days to receive budget inputs. Over 5,007 inputs were received including both offline and online. The detailed report is submitted at the Commissioner’s office for including in the MCC budget for 2023-24.


Mangalore City Corporation is preparing a citizen-centric budget for which various initiatives to elicit citizens opinion was taken up. The Corporation will now prepare a citizen centric budget for FY 2023-24 taking into the cognizance of the public consultation meetings conducted by the Mayor at the Zonal levels.

Highlights of the My City My Budget Campaign

* The top 3 priorities are good quality roads, footpath and streetlights.
* 45% of inputs received showed citizen prioritising safe, walkable and well-lit roads and footpaths in Mangalore
* 1 out of every 4 citizens registered the need for cleaner Mangaluru through better garbage collection infrastructure
* Around 1/4th of the wards demanded for well-maintained underground drainage system
* 20% of the city’s wards want focus on improvement in Public Health and hygiene by providing well-maintained public toilets
* 6 out of every 10 wards in Mangalore prioritised the need for improvement in road infrastructure with focus towards good roads and walkable streets with footpaths
* In Central Zone and Kadri Zone, citizens top priority focused on having well-maintained roads and the Surathkal Zone citizens prioritised to have a robust underground drainage system
* Holistically, Environment & Climate Resilience is the priority for Mangalorecitizens.

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