Bengaluru City Police, BBMP issue guidelines for PGs, PGs mull issuing ID cards to their occupants

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03-02-2024

    PG association to issue identity cards for residents

    Police issue comprehensive guidelines for Paying Guest Houses

    PG owners must acknowledge liability in case of untoward incidents

The Paying Guest (PG) association, responding to pressure from the police and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), is contemplating the introduction of individual identity cards for residents in their establishments.

Simultaneously, the police have issued comprehensive guidelines for Guest Houses, specifically Paying Guest Houses, in alignment with Section 34(d) and Section 70 of the Karnataka Police Act.

It is mandatory to procure the requisite trade license from BBMP. Additionally, stringent documentation is necessary, encompassing the collection of identity cards and recent photographs of all individuals residing on the premises. Details of blood relatives, along with their mobile numbers, must be computerized, maintaining a separate log for visitors. To address safety concerns, PG owners are obligated to comply with the Karnataka Public Safety Act 2017 by installing CCTV cameras and implementing measures to mitigate fire hazards. Prohibiting illegal activities, particularly the consumption and storage of drugs, is strictly mandated.

For foreign nationals residing in the PG, it is mandatory to provide information to the local police station through Form “C” under the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939, as per the guidelines.

The guidelines emphasize that admission into the establishment should be restricted to authorized individuals, and strict adherence to the Supreme Court order limiting the use of loudspeakers between 10 pm to 6 am is essential. PG owners must acknowledge their direct liability in case of any untoward incidents due to a lack of safety or precautionary measures.

These guidelines are crucial for maintaining safety, security, and legal compliance within Paying Guest Houses in Bengaluru, added the guidelines.

Bengaluru City Police, BBMP issue guidelines for PGs, PGs mull issuing ID cards to their occupants

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    PG association to issue identity cards for residents

    Police issue comprehensive guidelines for Paying Guest Houses

    PG owners must acknowledge liability in case of untoward incidents

The Paying Guest (PG) association, responding to pressure from the police and Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), is contemplating the introduction of individual identity cards for residents in their establishments.

Simultaneously, the police have issued comprehensive guidelines for Guest Houses, specifically Paying Guest Houses, in alignment with Section 34(d) and Section 70 of the Karnataka Police Act.

It is mandatory to procure the requisite trade license from BBMP. Additionally, stringent documentation is necessary, encompassing the collection of identity cards and recent photographs of all individuals residing on the premises. Details of blood relatives, along with their mobile numbers, must be computerized, maintaining a separate log for visitors. To address safety concerns, PG owners are obligated to comply with the Karnataka Public Safety Act 2017 by installing CCTV cameras and implementing measures to mitigate fire hazards. Prohibiting illegal activities, particularly the consumption and storage of drugs, is strictly mandated.

For foreign nationals residing in the PG, it is mandatory to provide information to the local police station through Form “C” under the Registration of Foreigners Rules, 1939, as per the guidelines.

The guidelines emphasize that admission into the establishment should be restricted to authorized individuals, and strict adherence to the Supreme Court order limiting the use of loudspeakers between 10 pm to 6 am is essential. PG owners must acknowledge their direct liability in case of any untoward incidents due to a lack of safety or precautionary measures.

These guidelines are crucial for maintaining safety, security, and legal compliance within Paying Guest Houses in Bengaluru, added the guidelines.

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