Think tank

Centre for the Study of Developing Societies

CSDS

New Delhi, India

The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) is one of India´s leading social science research institutes. An autonomous institution, the CSDS is frequently engaged in contemporary issues and undertakes research in a number of areas, including democratic representation and governance, development policies, social equity and education.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.csds.in/

Address:
29, Rajpur Road, Delhi 110054, India

Country:
India

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
India
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1963
Age (years)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 59
India average
 33
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Rajni Kothari
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Awadhendra Sharan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Sanjay Kumar
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Sanjay Kumar
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 18
India average
 38
Global average
 89
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 42
% Female staff
2021
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 16%
India average
 38%
Global average
 48%
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 17%

Social

Likes (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 9,729
India average
 25,109
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 8,219
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 4,582
India average
 15,605
Global average
 19,789
Followers (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 2,241
Subscribers (2022)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 4,170
India average
 9,727
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 3,300
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 22,000

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think Tank Initiative Directory
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