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At Civis, we believe that laws made for citizens – should be made by citizens.

Founded: 2018 by Antaraa Vasudev

  • Program Area

    Human Rights, Public Service & Civic Engagement
  • Location of Impact

  • Headquarters Location

    Mumbai, India
  • Product Platforms

    Web, Open Source
  • Budget

    $0 to $500,000
  • Founder Demographics


We gather public feedback on draft laws and policies and share this feedback with the government - to create better laws, that meet the felt needs of the citizen.

To date, we have worked on 270+ laws and gathered feedback from citizens in 705+ cities pan-India. Our solutions are trusted by government partners at NITI Aayog, CBSE, and Maharashtra Government among others - with our feedback acceptance rate ranging between 37% and 70% on certain laws.

Funders and Awards

- Civis has won the Agami Prize for Legal Innovation and the D-Prize for development
- Civis has been incubated by NSRCEL, IIM-Bangalore and INFED, IIM Nagpur
- The organisation has also been listed on Forbes Asia’s 30 Under 30 list for 2021