What is meant by the term 'Civic Amenity'?
- by Rajeshwari, Vijayanagar
Civic amenity means:
(a) a market, a post office, a telephone exchange, a bank, a fair price shop, a milk booth, a school, a dispensary, a hospital, a pathological laboratory, a maternity home, a child care center, a library, a gymnasium, a bus stand or a bus depot;
(b) a recreation center run by the Government or by the Corporation;
(c) a center for educational, social or cultural activities established by the Central Government or the State Government or by a body established by the Central Government or by the State Government;
(d) a center for educational, religious, social or cultural activities for philanthropic service run by a cooperative society registered under the Karnataka Co-operative Act, 1959 (Karnataka Act 11 of 1959) or a society registered under the Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960 (Karnataka Act 17 of 1960) or by a trust created wholly for charitable, educational or religious purpose;
(e) a police station, an area office or a service station of the Corporation of Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board or the Karnataka Electricity Board;
(f) such other amenity as the Government may, by notification, specify.