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Recent Updates

In 2009, the Parliament of India passed the Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act. Section 12(2) of the RTE Act requires the Government to reimburse all private unaided schools for reserving 25 per cent of their entry-level seats for chi...
In 2020, CCS joined hands with the Govt. of Punjab and GAME to study the Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs and conduct a process audit of 26 public services in Punjab. Watch this video to learn more about the project along with recent updates!


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 policy training.

We are India’s leading liberal think tank, ranked 5th in India and 83rd in the world by the annual study conducted by 2021 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report released by 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