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Janaagraha is a Bengaluru based not-for-profit institution working to transform the quality of life in India’s cities and towns. It defines quality of life as comprising quality of infrastructure and services, and quality of citizenship.

To achieve its mission, Janaagraha works with councillors and citizens to catalyse active citizenship in city neighbourhoods, and with governments to institute reforms to city-systems.

Janaagraha has worked extensively on urban policy and governance reforms for over two decades including on JnNURM, and with XIII, XIV and XV Finance Commissions, Second Administrative Reforms Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General of India, NITI Aayog/Planning Commission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and state governments of Odisha, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Rajasthan and Assam. Find out more at