Board of Management

Jagadananda is the president and founding convener of National Social Watch. He served as the State Information Commissioner of Odisha from 2008-2013. He has been a social activist for more than two decades. He is the member secretary of CYSD

Amitabh Behar is currently the Executive Director of the National Foundation for India (NFI). He is also the Global Co-chair of the Global Call to Action against Poverty and the National Convener of the Social Watch Coalition India. Amitabh was

Dr. Yogesh currently heads Samarthan, an organization working for accountability in rural and urban governance. His experience in the sector spans two decades during which he has been involved in training, teaching and capacity building in addition to research, monitoring

John Samuel has around 25 years of experience and expertise in strengthening democratic governance,  public policy advocacy, human rights and sustainable development in India and internationally. His work combined policy research, advocacy capacity building,  Institution building, strategic leadership and social mobilization across

      Dr. Amitabh Kundu, Professor of Economics at the Centre for the Study of Regional Development and Dean of the School of Social Sciences at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He has been nominated as a member of National Statistical Commission

Ms.Pamela Philipose is a member trustee of National Social Watch and the Director of Women’s Feature Service, an news agency that generates stories largely on women in Media. Ms. Philipose has worked with renowned newspapers and magazines such as The

Dr. V. Rukmini Rao is a member trustee of National Social Watch. She is Executive Director of the Centre for World Solidarity (CWS) and on the Boards of the Deccan Development Society (DDS) and Gramya (Gramya Resource Centre for Women,

  • Parliament
  • NSW monitors the health of Indian Parliament by examining and establishing some worrying trends in the way in which the Parliament functions and conducts its business. Read more
  • Judiciary
  • NSW study the specific cases to understand the mind of the Judiciary. Under this section NSW analyzes issues and proposals on judicial accountability and reforms. Read more
  • Executive
  • NSW analyses the structural challenges in the Executive such as the conflict of interest between the Parliament and the Executive and within the Executive and related issues. Read more