The Centre for Development Studies (CDS) is an autonomous social science research institute. The Centre is, perhaps, one of the first educational institutions in the country to follow a democratically decentralised governing structure ensuring complete transparency in administrative and academic matters. The main activities of the Centre are research, teaching and training.

Contact details

Website:
https://cds.edu/#m-02-2023

Address:
CENTRE FOR DEVELOPMENT STUDIES, Prasanth Nagar, Medical College P.O, Ulloor, Thiruvananthapuram-695011, Kerala, India

Country:
India

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1970
Age (years)
Centre for Development Studies
 54
India average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Shri C. Achutha Menon
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Sunil Man
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2023
Centre for Development Studies
 14
India average
 62
Global average
 66
% Female staff
2023
Centre for Development Studies
 29%
India average
 30%
Global average
 50%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Centre for Development Studies
 22
India average
 65
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
Centre for Development Studies
 1,800
India average
 19,920
Global average
 27,094
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Centre for Development Studies
 334
India average
 22,194
Global average
 18,119
Subscribers (2023)
Centre for Development Studies
 675
India average
 11,015
Global average
 6,305
Followers (2023)
Centre for Development Studies
 864
India average
 28,813
Global average
 12,007

Data notes

Last updated: 14/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Organisation┬┤s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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