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Revathi Siva Kumar is a freelance writer based in Bengaluru.
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Navya P K is a former senior staff journalist at Citizen Matters, and a freelance journalist based in Kerala.
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Deepa Mohan is a freelance writer and avid naturalist.
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Satarupa is Consulting Editor at Oorvani Media and an eternal seeker of good stories from anywhere!
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Sara Borasio interned with Ashoka India's Youth Venture programme. She was always drawn towards capturing human experience through writing, publishing her first book at the age of 15. She will be pursuing her interest in social dynamics next year, when she will begin studying Human, Social and Political Sciences.
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Akshatha M was a Staff Journalist at Citizen Matters. She tweets at @akshata1.
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Aruna is a staff reporter at Citizen Matters Chennai. Apart from writing, she enjoys watching football. She tweets at Aruna_n29.
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Daksha Hathi is a consumer court reporter and writes regularly on consumer issues, health, gardening and the environment, on her website The Canny Catnip Nook, as well as Sulekha.com.
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Shree D N is an Associate Editor with Citizen Matters. She believes good journalism can change the world for better.
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Manasi Paresh Kumar is Engagement Editor for Bengaluru Citizen Matters.
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Amrita Mukherjee is a freelance journalist and an author of several works of fiction. She lives in Kolkata and blogs at https://amritaspeaks.com/
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Laasya Shekhar is Senior Reporter at Citizen Matters Chennai. She tweets at @plaasya.
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Harsha Raj Gatty is a former State correspondent with The Indian Express. He has been Guest-faculty at Nitte Institute of Mass Communication (NICO), and is the co-founder of StoryInfinity.
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Arathi is a trustee of Puttenahalli Neighbourhood Lake Improvement Trust (PNLIT) and an active citizen.
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Smita Mitra has worked as an editor and writer for publications like Hindustan Times, Outlook and Himal Southasian. She is currently based in Bangalore.
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Odette Katrak is a soft-skills trainer, social-change activist and co-founder of Beautiful Bengaluru, an initiative for a clean, green, safe city.
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Seema Prasad is Staff Reporter at Citizen Matters. She tweets at @SeemaPrasad_me
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Amita Bhaduri has worked extensively in the field of natural resources management. She writes for India Water Portal and is also a consultant with the Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD), New Delhi on water, agriculture and forest issues.
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Tara Krishnaswamy is a volunteer for Citizens for Bengaluru and a political commentator. She tweets at @tarauk
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Tejaswini Patwardhan is a Mumbai-based scriptwriter, director and Natya-shastra based drama coach.
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Kasturika Ramamoorthy is a designer by profession and among other hobbies, enjoys drawing, singing, crafting and photography. She is passionate about writing and maintains a blog called 'Musings of an eccentric mind'.
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Patralekha Chatterjee is a correspondent for Citiscope based in Delhi. She is an award-winning journalist and columnist who has written extensively on Asian cities.
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Himanshu Upadhyaya is Assistant Professor at the Azim Premji University. He writes on environmental issues.
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Aarti Kelkar Khambete writes for India Water Portal, a website that shares knowledge and builds communities around water and related issues in India.
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Shilpi Sahu is a techie, running enthusiast, SWM advocate and an amateur artist, all rolled into one.
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Jahnavi Jayanth is a globetrotting student and dancer, deeply passionate about social engineering and writing. She spends her days dancing, as she puts it, between her undergraduate degree and working in the social sector.
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Anirban Choudhury is a civil engineer & town planner with a passion for integration of renewable energy systems into real estate & urban development projects. He has conceived and executed design and development of large townships as well as urban industrial infrastructure projects.
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Mayank Aggarwal is Staff Writer with Mongabay India. He writes on environment, conservation, wildlife, water and renewable energy.
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Gopal is an advertising professional from Mumbai who is also a photo-blogger documenting the streets of the city at mumbaipaused.com in his spare time.
About Kavya Michael 1 Article
Kavya Michael is a post-doctoral researcher in Indian Institute of Human Settlements. Her doctoral thesis focuses on the linkages between inequalities and environmental change in an Indian context, with a special focus issues of climate justice in India. Co-author Tanvi Deshpande (tdeshpande@iihs.ac.in), is a research associate at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements and works on the CARIAA|ASSAR research programme. Her research interests include understanding vulnerability, response mechanisms and cross scalar and temporal issues in an urban setting.
About Akshay Agarwal 1 Article
Akshay Agarwal is a Public Policy Analyst and works on cross-sectoral impact of public policy. His interests lie in the areas of urban governance, environment policy, public institutions and health and nutrition policy. In the past, he has worked with a Member of Parliament and the Government of Karnataka's health department as a researcher.
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About Amit Bhatt 1 Article
Amit Bhatt is the director of integrated transport at WRI India. He is based in Delhi and provides vision and leadership to all transport initiatives across WRI India. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, a Master’s degree in Transport Planning and an additional Master’s degree in Economics.
About Somendramohan Ghosh 1 Article
Somendramohan Ghosh describes himself as a green technologist. An avid environmental activist, he has been a core member of the team that is trying to protect the Rabindra Sarobar and has created a Facebook page to disseminate regular information and updates on the issues and the citizens' movement. He is also a part of various other citizens' groups working on environmental issues in Kolkata.
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Kirti Zala has been part of aProCh (a Protagonist in Every Child) – a Riverside School Initiative for 5 years, and has been instrumental in taking aProCh initiatives to 11 cities in India. She holds an MBA and MSc (Finance) degree and has also worked in the corporate sector for more than 7 years before joining Riverside.
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Deepa is the Communications Manager at Oorvani Foundation. She is also associated with Co Media Lab which is a joint initiative between Citizen Matters and Radio Active Cr 90.4 MHz.
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Sonal Kellogg is a survivor of long term Child Sexual Abuse (CSA) and has launched a website, http://sabfree.org/, which provides an ecosystem for survivors of CSA to deal with their pain and trauma.
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Basudev Mahapatra is a senior journalist based in Bhubaneswar.
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Dr K M Srinivasa Gowda is Chairman of the Bangalore Medical College Development Trust. He is also a former Registrar of the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, a former Principal of KIMS and former Chairman of Bangalore Turf Club.
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Anjali Mehta is an eye surgeon formerly with the Indian Army and social activist.
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Darryl D'Monte is Chairman Emeritus of the Forum of Environmental Journalists in India (FEJI) and Founder President of the International Federation of Environmental Journalists (IFEJ).
About Biswajit Majumder 1 Article
An electrical engineer, Biswajit Majumder works in a senior role in Tata Consultancy Services. He is passionate about energy and environmental issues and runs multiple social programmes to engage citizens, especially young students, in green initiatives.
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Vidyadhar Date is a senior journalist based in Mumbai, and author of the book "Traffic in the Era of Climate Change: Walking, Cycling, Public Transport, Need Priority"
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Yashaswini Mittal is a Research Fellow in Health and Environmental Law initiative at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy.
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Sujit Patwardhan is a founder member and Trustee of Parisar, a Pune-based civil society organization working on lobbying and advocacy for sustainable development, including preservation of heritage. Sujit has also served on the Urban Heritage Committee of the Pune Municipal Corporation.
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I am basically a responsible citizen striving towards better living conditions in and around Malleshwaram
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Vinay Sreenivasa is a Bengalur-based activist who works at Alternative Law Forum.
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Malini Gopalakrishnan works with Voice 4 Girls (www.voice4girls.org), an organisation working with marginalised adolescent girls to enable them to break out of the adverse cycles of poverty and social inequality, and realise their true potential.
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Dr M Balasubramanyam is Dean of Research Studies & Senior Scientist from the Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai.
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Aditi Tandon is Content Coordinator with Mongabay India. She has over 10 years of experience in Communication, Public Diplomacy and Journalism.
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Akhila Vasan is an activist with the Karnataka Janaarogya Chaluvali, a people’s movement for health rights, dignity and well-being of all citizens, with a focus on the most disadvantaged and marginalized communities.
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Kathyayini Chamaraj is the Executive Trustee of CIVIC, Bangalore. Opinions expressed in the article are the author's own.
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About Divya Dua 1 Article
Divya Dua is pursuing a Masters in Public Policy at the National Law School of India University, Bangalore. She writes on the issues faced by urban India today.
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Chitra is a Bengaluru-based writer focusing on social and environmental topics.
About Dr Janani Iyer 1 Article
Dr Janani Iyer is a Chennai-based consultant gynaecologist and specialist in reproductive medicine, with a keen interest in issues related to health of working women. She can be reached at jananiprasad@gmail.com
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Sudha Narasimhachar is a retired banker and freelance writer based in Bengaluru.
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Prachee Mishra is a Senior Analyst with PRS Legislative Research, tracking the sectors of urban development and transport.
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Gurvinder Singh writers for India Water Portal, a website that shares knowledge and builds communities around water and related issues in India.
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Varun Panickar works as a Senior Associate at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements.
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Akash K is a Mangalore-based reporter and a contributor at storyinfinity.com
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Jasmine Singh is an architect and urban planner, passionate about building inclusive cities and sustainability.
About Harini Nagendra 1 Article
Harini Nagendra is a Professor at the School of Development, Azim Premji University, and and Asia Research Coordinator at the Center for the Study of Institutions, Population, and Environmental Change, Indiana University.
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Navya R, a citizen of Mysuru, is a member of the active group that has been campaigning for the restoration of Kukkurahalli Lake.
About Hansika Seth 1 Article
Hansika is an Associate at the Indian Institute for Human Settlements. She is trained as a Sociologist and a Social Worker, and has worked on issues of land rights, gender and Right to Education. At IIHS, her work focuses on land record management including institutional policy questions on land ownership, land use and the political economy of land.
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Abraham Koshy is an undergraduate student at the University of Illinois and is interning with Citizen Matters.
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Sidharth Naik is a resident of Roseland Residency in Pimple Saudagar, Pimpri Chinchwad. He is a strong believer in "My Waste My Responsibility" for a sustainable tomorrow.
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Tejas AP is a Bengaluru-based design and communications specialist. He works in the areas of urban development, open data, and community mapping.
About Navaneethan Santhanam 1 Article
Navaneethan Santhanam is a citizen of Chennai, deeply interested in civic issues and very active in his neighbourhood of Gandhi Nagar.
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About Monika Khanna Gulati 1 Article
Monika Khanna Gulati is a resident of Nirvana Country, and a pioneer of the waste management efforts of the community who also assists the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram in their waste management initiatives as a volunteer. An ardent champion of green living both at a personal and community level, she steers the citizen action and awareness group, NCR Waste Matters. This acts as a platform to create, mobilise and recognise waste champions and to bring best practices, knowledge, vendors and citizens together on a common platform.
About Rakesh Dubbudu 1 Article
Rakesh Dubbudu is the founder of Factly. He has been working on issues related to Right to Information (RTI) for a decade. He is a data/information enthusiast & passionate about governance/policy issues.
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Tejshvi Jain is the founding director of ReReeti and an ATSA fellow. She is passionate about making heritage and culture more accessible. She had been an arts writer, teacher and curator prior to setting up this non-profit organization.
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Milind R is a Research Engineer at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP).
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Vrushal Pendharkar writes for Mongabay India
About Dr. Sarath Guttikunda 1 Article
Dr. Sarath Guttikunda, is the Director of Urban Emissions (India), an independent research group on air pollution, issuing 3-day air quality forecasts for all 640 districts in India
About Ruby Moun 1 Article
Ruby is an Associate at Indian Institute for Human Settlements. She is trained as an architect-urban planner, and has worked on land administration, particularly related to land assembly and land records management in various states. Views expressed are personal.
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Anshika John is currently involved as a Research Associate in the project ‘Ensuring Water Security in Metropolitan Hyderabad: A study of Hydrological settings and Informal Institutional dynamics’ at SaciWATERs (http://saciwaters.org/wsphyd/).
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Pawan Mulukutla is Head, Integrated Transport at WRI India.
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Sonali Anusree Patro is Research Analyst at the Center for Study of Science, Technology and Policy (CSTEP), a research-policy think tank. She can be contacted at cpe@cstep.in
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Latika Thukral is a co-founder of iamgurgaon, started in 2009 with a view to creating a platform that enables every citizen to work for the improvement of life in the city.
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Sumukh Kadekar is a student of journalism at the Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media, currently interning at Oorvani Foundation.
About Ranjit Gadgil 1 Article
Ranjit Gadgil is Programme Director at Parisar, a Pune-based NGO working to promote sustainable cities, deepening democratic processes and conserving built and natural heritage. He is a graduate from IIT Kanpur where he studied Physics. An avid cyclist, Ranjit uses a cycle to get around in Pune.
About Daniel Phillips 1 Article
Daniel Phillips is an American urban landscape ecologist and designer currently conducting research in Bangalore with support from the U.S. Fulbright Program and the United States India Educational Foundation (USIEF). He is the co-director of a collaborative design practice called Commonstudio (http://www.thecommonstudio.com), which explores a range of urban landscape topics through design and applied research initiatives.
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Ronak Sutaria is the founder of UrbanSciences – an initiative focused on building a scientifically-validated air quality monitoring network in India. He is based in Mumbai, India and can be reached at rsutaria@urbansciences.in
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Bhavani Prabhakar is a freelance writer based in Chennai, currently interning at Citizen Matters Chennai.
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Arjun is a Research Associate at Citizen Matters.
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Deepa Vaishnavi is a Soft-Skills Trainer and freelance writer.
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Meenakshi Ramesh is involved in civic initiatives in Chennai and anchors the Chennai edition of Citizen Matters. She has also worked with Pratham. She can be reached at meenakshi@citizenmatters.in
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Dhawal Ashar is Senior Associate at WRI India. He is based in Mumbai and working in the area of Road Safety and Street Design. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters in Civil Engineering degree from Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Virginia, USA with a specialization in Transportation Planning.