Maharashtra Social Watch


Maharashtra Social Watch Report (MSWR) network of civil society organization and other voluntary groups, academia joined the common platform to increase their cumulative strength to monitor the process of governance towards professed goals of social development especially with respect to the marginalized section of the community. The coalition is engaged to respond effectively to local development issues. It is working for the upliftment of poor and deprived sections of society.

The 4th of February, 2010 saw the release of the Maharashtra (State) Social Watch Report 2010: “Examining Urban Governance in Maharashtra – Case studies of Mumbai, Nagpur and Nashik Municipal Corporations, in Mumbai. The report also analyzed the working of three Municipal Corporations (audit reports, their presentation of budget, regularity of meetings, etc). A Panel discussion on "Democratization on Urban Governance: Need of Urbanizing India" was held after the release.

Contact Address:

Mr. Rajendra Bhise
Maharashtra Social Watch
Youth for Unity and Voluntary Action
Room No. 5 & 6, New Naigaon Municipal School
Opp. Saraswati Vidyalaya, Dr. Ambedkar Road
Naigaon, Dadar (E)
Mumbai-400 014, Maharashtra
Tel.: 022-24116393-94, 09960464430
Fax: 022-24135314
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • 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