Centre for Civil Society was set up in August
1997. In the past 25 years, CCS has carved a
niche position for itself in the policy space.
We, in our journey, have advocated for choice,
accountability and prosperity through market
The field of research management (RM) has
emerged as a tool to create an enabling research
environment within universities, where
researchers can get support, including but not
limited to management of their research grant,
getting legal and technology transfer-related
advice and finding ways of increasing the impact
of their research and innovation.
The concept of Citizens Charters were introduced
in 1997 across various levels of government, in
both the Union and States. However, these
charters remained ineffective due to their
voluntary nature. The improvements in technology
and internet penetration in India made for a
fertile situation legislatie on timely delivery
of services, including those delivered
Onions are a very important crop for both Indian
farmers and consumers. Whenever there are price
fluctuations in the market, the Government
changes the rules on the trade of onions.
epolicy for Young Leaders is a three-day online
introductory certificate course, introducing
students and young professionals to a liberal
approach to public policy.
For the academic year 2022-23, 300 schools
including both budget private schools and
semi-government schools registered with our
program. We started working with learning
centres for out-of-school children in Haryana,
Uttar Pradesh and New Delhi. The team also
completed teacher training for ~4000 teachers
who received spoken English application skills.
By 2050, the world will need to produce 60-70%
more food than what it is already producing to
feed an anticipated population of 9.3 billion
These key aspects include - understanding the
fundraising cycle, different approaches, and
methods for fundraising, and understanding the
best practices for grants and contract
CEO & Senior Fellow, IDFC Institute, and Visiting Scholar, Urbanization Project, New York University.