Acknowledgments

  • We are extremely grateful to Aditya Dipankar , the creative mind behind the redesign of our website, for reaching out to us and helping us develop a beautiful user interf ace for Nyaaya. Click here to explore and appreciate some of his work! Also, a huge thank you to Gaurav Sharma who created wonderful illustrations in an incredibly short amount of time.
  • While developing content for explainers on certain criminal, fam ily and social welfare laws, we have referred to some very useful material made available online a nd in print by the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, the Lawyers Collective (Women ’ s Rights Initiative) and Flavia Agnes. To learn more on such topics, please visit http://www.humanrightsinitiative.org/publication , http://www.lawyerscollective.org/category/publications , and http://majlislaw.com/en/top/resource-centre/publications/
  • We are grateful for the open source tools for legislations developed b y the amazing people at the Code for South Africa. You can access and contribute towards improving these tools here: https://github.com/Code4SA/
  • Contributors

    Words are inadequate when it comes to thanking all the people who have generously lent their time and expertise towards making Nyaaya possible.We wouldn’t be able to even begin realizing our mission without your help. Thank you.
    • Aakarshi Agarwal is from NLSIU, Bangalore. She helped us categorize various laws.
    • Abeer Sharma is a lawyer and has helped us explain public health laws.
    • Abhinav Sekhri is a lawyer practising in Delhi. He helped us improve the guide to the criminal justice system and explain several criminal laws.
    • Aditya Singh Chawla is from NLSIU, Bangalore. He helped us categorize various laws, explain criminal laws and has developed content for the traffic law app.
    • Aditya Verma is a lawyer practising in Delhi. He helped us conceptualize the guide to the criminal justice system.
    • Aishwarya Gaur is from NLSIU, Bangalore. She helped us categorize various laws.
    • Akila R.S. is a visiting faculty at NLU, Delhi. She has helped us improve the family law guide.
    • Akriti Gaur works at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. She helped explain education law.
    • Alok Prasanna Kumar worked at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy and is currently a Visiting Fellow there. He helped us improve explainers on criminal and family laws.
    • Ameya Bokil works at the Centre for Social Justice, Ahmedabad. He helped us categorise various laws.
    • Anmol Gupta is from NLU, Odisha. He has helped us explain social welfare laws.
    • Anirudh Mudgal is a lawyer practising in Delhi. He helped to improve the guide to the criminal justice system.
    • Anshita Chauhan is from NLSIU, Bangalore. She helped us categorize various laws and explain criminal laws.
    • Arjun Kapoor is a lawyer studying psychology. He has helped us update and edit state laws.
    • Atulaa Krishnamurthy, Bhargavi Chandrasekharan and Harleen Kaur are lawyers who have helped develop content for the family law guide.
    • Centre For Social Justice is an NGO based in Ahmedabad using the judicial system to protect the rights of marginalised communities. They have helped us to connect with grassroots lawyers and paralegals.
    • Dhvani Mehta works at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. She has helped us update and edit state laws.
    • Debasmita Haldar is from NUJS, Kolkata. She has helped us develop content for the family law guide.
    • Devdutta Mukhopadhyay is from the NLU, Delhi. He helped us categorize various laws.
    • Dona Mathew is from Institute of Law, Nirma University. She helped us categorize various laws.
    • Dr Charu Mathur is an Advocate-on-Record at the Supreme Court of India. She helped us improve explainers on social welfare laws.
    • Ganeev Kaur Dhillon is a research assistant at the Centre for Policy Research, Delhi. She helped us update and edit Central and state laws.
    • Geetha Hariharan is a lawyer qualified in India. She has helped us update and edit state laws.
    • Harshad Bhadu is a lawyer practising in India. He has undertaken the painstaking task of translating our criminal law guide into Hindi.
    • Hemil Shah is a software developer and has helped us put together state laws from various sources.
    • Jessamine Mathew is from NUJS, Kolkata. She helped us categorize various laws and explain various laws including the family law guide.
    • Kaushiki Sanyal works at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. She helped us improve explainers on criminal laws.
    • Manavi Belgaumkar is a PhD. candidate at the University of Victoria. She helped us update and edit Central and state laws.
    • Manash Mondal is from HNLU, Raipur. He has helped us categorise various laws.
    • Mohit Yadav is from Jindal Global Law School. He is one of our most enthusiastic volunteers and has helped us design the guide to the criminal justice system as well as update and edit several state laws.
    • Navaz Kotwal is an independent consultant. She has helped us improve explainers on criminal laws.
    • Neha Singhal works at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. She helped us improve explainers on criminal laws.
    • Pragati Mitta is from the Campus Law Centre, Delhi University. She helped us with developing content for the traffic law guide and with our outreach activities.
    • Prakriti Anand is from LSR college in Delhi. She helped us categorize various laws and explain criminal laws.
    • Puneet Dinesh is from the NLU, Delhi. He helped us categorize various laws.
    • Ritu Chandra is a lawyer and designer. She helped design our logo.
    • Rohan Kothari is a practising lawyer based in Delhi. He helped us design the guide to the criminal justice system.
    • Sahil Kini is a venture capitalist based in Delhi and Bangalore. He helps us with strategy, and is evangeliser-in-chief.
    • Sahithya Murali is from the NUJS, Kolkata She helped us categorize various laws and explain various laws including the family law guide.
    • Sanhita Ambast is a lawyer qualified in India. She helped us explain criminal laws.
    • Sanjana Ravjiani is from NLU, Delhi. She has helped us categorize various laws.
    • Seema Rao is a lawyer at the Supreme Court of India. She has helped improve the family law guide.
    • Shreya Yadav is from NLSIU, Bangalore. She helped us categorize various laws.
    • Shruti Ambast works at the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. She helped us explain education law.
    • Shruthi Ramakrishnan is a lawyer qualified in India. She helped us developed content for the family law guide and update and edit state laws.
    • Sulaj Kini is a partner at Bell Paints, Mangalore. She has helped us update and edit Central laws.
    • Surbhi Ajitsaria is from NLSIU, Bangalore. She helped us categorize various laws.
    • Swapnaneel Ray is from the National Institute of Design. He helped design the original website.
    • Tarun Sundaram is from the NLU, Delhi. He helped us categorize various laws.
    • Tejas Rao is from GNLU, Gandhinagar. He helped us explain public health laws.
    • Vagisha Kochar is a lawyer practising in India. She has helped us improve the traffic law guide.
    • Varshaa Sriram is a lawyer qualified in India. She has helped us update and edit state laws.
    • Vartul Srivastava is from the NUJS, Kolkata. He helped us categorize various laws and explain criminal laws.

    We are committed to involving everyone who has written to us volunteering to help us with technology, design and content. We hope to do this sooner rather than later and will definitely reach out to you when we build systems that will help us become a collaborative community driven effort!