Bihar Social Watch (BSW) is an umbrella organisation of civil society organisations, intellectuals, academia etc working to ensure involvement of the people with the process of public policy formulation, implementation and monitoring. Social security, food security, agriculture, hunger, employment, education etc of the people in general and weaker sections in particular are main areas of its concern.
It is a campaign for people’s participation and thereby strengthening democracy. Over the years BSW has established itself as a credible platform for evaluation and an institution for advocating with administration and making them accountable to the people. It has been engaged in creating a conducive environment for voluntary actions in the State.
Bihar Social Watch published its report, “Education of Muslim Children in Bihar” for effective implementation of RTE for Muslim Children in 2010. The report highlights the unwillingness of the administration for the poor states of the education of the Muslims in the state and recommended some revolutionary measures to improve their educational status.
Citizens’ Report on governance and Development 2010 was released by Mr. Tarakant Jha (Speaker, Bihar Legislative Council) at A.N Sinha Institute of Social Sciences, Patna in April 2011. The release was extensively covered by media like Prabhat Khabar, Dainik Jagran, Sanmarg, Aaj, Hindustan Times, Telegraph, Hindustan, Rashtriya Sahara (Hindi), Rashtriya Sahara (Urdu), Nai Duniya, I-Next etc.
Mr. Pramod Kumar Singh
Bihar Social Watch,
Vidyasagar Samajik Suraksha Seva Evam Shodh Sansthan
A-22, R. D. Tower, Near Punaichak
Patna-800 023, Bihar