The Samvidhaan Fellowship

Making Justice Mechanisms Accessible


Furthering Nyaaya’s commitment to making both the law and legal mechanisms accessible to those at the grassroots, Nyaaya launches the Samvidhaan Fellowship in Karnataka to close the last-mile gap in accessing justice.

Go to Kannada Page Meet our Fellows of the 2022-23 Cohort

The need to make justice mechanisms accessible

What is the Samvidhaan Fellowship?

The Samvidhaan Fellowship is a one-year paid fellowship that will support seven grassroots lawyers from Karnataka to close the last-mile gap in accessing justice. 

The Fellows will be practising district-level lawyers with litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in legal awareness work. They will work with the Nyaaya Team and Nyaaya’s partner community-based organisations to create and disseminate actionable legal information to beneficiaries creating awareness about rights and entitlements guaranteed under various Indian laws and government schemes.  

The Fellows will answer all legal questions that their audience has and assist them in navigating the legal system while enforcing their rights. Finally, they will also identify areas for collective action and work with the Nyaaya Team to spearhead.

This Fellowship will primarily be field-based. Fellows will need to either be located in Karnataka or should be ready to relocate there. The duration of the Fellowship will be 12  months. The Fellowship will require a minimum of 20 hours of work per week.

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Intended Impact: Creating legal awareness and helping people enforce their rights

For More Information:

For any questions, please reach out to Ashwini Obulesh, Programme Coordinator – Nyaaya Kannada at