We are pleased to announce that our Managing Editor Satarupa Sen Bhattacharya has been selected for Google News Initiative’s Newsroom Leadership programme in India, in partnership with Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.
A story by Annam Suresh published in Citizen Matters, Bengaluru spotlighting the plight of sex workers in the city during the lockdown has received the Jury Appreciation Citation for Web Feature by Laadli.
A grant like this ensures that we continue to provide solutions to citizens. We are grateful to the ATE Chandra Foundation for assisting to make knowledge of public services, schemes, regulations and processes, as well as steps that individuals and communities can take, to help identify issues and find solutions.
India’s health and data journalists have been crucial in exposing discrepancies in health data documentation and connecting citizens to authentic resources. Here’s how you can support this unbiased health journalism.
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The second wave of Covid19 in India has shattered any illusions left intact by the first wave. Neither money nor influence nor any other kind… Read More »Towards an accountable, transparent, equitable and accessible public health system
We are happy to share that Oorvani Foundation has received a 3-year grant from the Rainmatter Foundation to explore the various facets of urban environment.… Read More »Rainmatter Foundation to support Citizen Matters’ Environment Practice
“India was not only on track to fulfilling its climate commitments but would go further,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the Climate Action Summit… Read More »Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability: Focus on Tier II Cities
In the past year, over 1100 articles were published by Citizen Matters on issues ranging from health to infrastructure. We crossed a million views in… Read More »The Fundraising Fortnight at Citizen Matters
Did you know that there were Slender Loris in Bengaluru? Or that the grasslands of Hesarghatta has around 235 species of birds, some of them… Read More »Exploring Biodiversity in Bengaluru’s Urban Sprawl
Dr. Ambedkar felt bahujans will benefit from cities’ cosmopolitanism, with growing urbanisation. Is urban India really inclusive? Is there no discrimination based on caste in our offices, in our schools or in our neighbourhoods?