articles by Praja Foundation

India

Bringing sustainability to Mumbai's urban planning starts with ensuring fair access to basic infrastructure

Mumbai's annual flooding problem is directly linked to the kind of city imagined and created, reflected in the city policy and planning.

India

From contamination to unavailability of water, complaints pile up at Delhi Jal Board as citizens bear brunt of poor grievance redressal mechanism

Be it the municipal councillors or the MLAs of Delhi, they point to water issues being one of the topmost problems faced by citizens in the National Capital.

India

Delhi Police needs urgent steps to strenghten ties, regain faith of citizens; filling up vacancies key for quick probes, disposal of cases

The survey results show that of the total households surveyed in Delhi, 10 percent respondents witnessed crimes in the city, of which 57 percent did not report it to the police.

India

Data shows Mumbai citizens' healthcare costs spiralling; authorities must ensure last-mile service delivery by strengthening dispensaries

According to the data released, on an average, people in Mumbai spent 9.7 percent of their annual income on healthcare in 2019.

Politics

MCD Election 2017: Delhi’s governance muddle needs some serious untangling

MCD in Delhi, that arguably requires the most interaction with citizens, has a surprisingly inefficient way of dealing with complaints.

Politics

MCD Election 2017: Delhi's muddled authorities leave only one clear loser, the citizen

In the constant blame-game between the overlapping civic authorities in Delhi, key issues concerning the city are ignored.

India

MCD Election 2017: Delhi's corporators have been apathetic towards key issues concerning city

In 2016, monsoon exposed Delhi's creaky infrastructure. In many localities, even light showers left streets inundated and brought traffic to a screeching halt. All too often, rains stopped the city in its tracks