National Social Watch is a broad based network of civil society organisations, citizens and communities to build a process of monitoring governance towards professed goals of social development, particularly with respect to the marginalised sections of our country. It monitors the institutions of governance and their commitment towards citizens and principles of democracy.
National Social Watch (NSW) process is the collective response of a number of development organisations, social action groups, and citizens to ensure that there is a critical engagement with the process of governance. This is a part of the initiative to make democracy meaningful and participatory.
The innovative approach of the NSW process is unique in terms of looking at the functioning and efficiency of the key institutions of governance - executive (in terms of policy and practices), the judiciary, the legislative represented by the parliament), and the institution... Read more