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Recent Updates

A dialogue with journalists on the need for a judicial audit
We ended the month with our monthly dialogue with journalists. Hosted in Lucknow on 27th September, the dialogue saw participation from 9 journalists from leading media houses like Amar Ujjala, Dainik Jagran, TV 24 and Hindustan Times, among others....
Promoting the Ease of Doing Business at the margins: the story of Zubair
Our partner, Atlas Network, covered the success story of Zubair, founder, AddtoGooge, under their Doing Development Differently programme. Previously, according to India's minimum capital requirement, a mandatory of INR 100,000 had to be deposited...


Vision: CCS envisions a world where each individual leads a life of choice in personal, economic and political spheres and every institution is accountable.

Mission: Centre for Civil Society advances social change through public policy. Our work in education, livelihood, and policy training promotes choice and accountability across private and public sectors. To translate policy into practice, we engage with policy and opinion leaders through research, pilot projects and advocacy.

We are India’s leading liberal think tank, ranked 81 worldwide by the annual study conducted by the Think Tanks and Civil Society Program at the University of Pennsylvania.

Areas of Work

Education for All:
School Choice Campaign
Education for All: School Choice Campaign
Removing Barriers to Livelihood:
Removing Barriers to Livelihood: Jeevika
Developing New Leaders With New Ideas:
CCS Academy
Developing New Leaders With New Ideas: CCS Academy

One-stop resource for all information related to the RTE Act
National platform for budget private school associations fighting for the voice of BPS and right to education of choice
India's first skill voucher pilot operating in Mumbai and Pune
Pilot project on holistic implementation of 25% reservation rule in private schools in Delhi
Indian Liberals
India's first and only portal for liberal resources in Hindi
Public interest legal advocacy initiative advancing personal, social and economic liberties
Ease of Doing Business
India Before 1991: Stories of Life under The License Raj
Digital library of Indian Liberals