Law, Civic and advocacy issues
Guide Star No. :
Praja is a non-partisan voluntary organisation enabling accountable governance. Praja empowers citizens to participate in governance by providing knowledge and perspective so that they can become politically active and involved beyond the ballot box. It undertakes extensive research and highlights civic issues to build the awareness and mobilize action by the government and elected representatives.
Praja released data showing that 1,222 people died of malaria in different wards of the Mumbai city. This was eight times the number being used by the municipal government. This contributed to a stronger response to malaria by the government - The Fight the Bite campaign. Malaria deaths fell by 84%.