Founder & Convenor

bhaskar-prabhu-2Bhaskar Prabhu is a

  • Trainer for Trainers on RTI from Yashada, Administrative Training Institute of the Government of Maharashtra.
  • Resource Person for Yashada and a guest faculty at various institutions.
  • Closely associate of Shri Anna Hazare who participated in the agitation that led to the enactment of the Maharashtra Right to Information Act in 2002 .
  • Firm believer of RTI Act  as the tool for citizens to ensure accountability and transparency in governance and in the political process, remedy the undesirable practices of the system and to improve record- keeping.
  • Leading Azad Swaraj campaigner.
  • Promoter and Initiator  of  Urban areas Citizens Social Audit  through area wise Social Audit Local Team’s (SALT).
  • Member of the RTI Task Advisory Committee of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, Mumbai, Maharashtra, 
  • Member of the State Monitoring Committee of RTI
  • Participant in pre-legislative process of Whistle blower’s Protection Bill, Public Grievance Redressal Bill, etc
  • Contested for Brinhanmumbai Municipal Corpotation’s Municipal Corporator elections in 2012 as an Independent Candidate supported by civil society
  • Key-person who conducted all the Training Workshops of the Maharashtra Chapter held from 12 October to 25 October 2013, with as many as 4 workshops a day for the “I Lead India” nation wide campaign of Times of India with NCPRI