Satyamev Jayate is described on Wikipedia as "a talk show discussing social issues like child labour, health problems and other issues affecting the country". Its host, Aamir Khan, described Satyamev Jayate as a show that "is about meeting the common man of India, connecting with India and its people". The shows website invites people to share their "views, opinions and suggestions on [each] episode, and the issue it tackles" through comments, videos and voice messages.
It was initiated by a media organisation and encourages people to participate through an online platform and a tv programme. Satyamev Jayate is national in orientation and concerned with anti-discrimination, equality & social justice, democracy, politics & representation, environment & sustainability, and health.
It was launched in May 2012 and is ongoing. Millions of people are involved.