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
61 
India average
 33
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Rajni Kothari
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Awadhendra Sharan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Awadhendra Sharan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Awadhendra Sharan
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 18
India average
 33
Global average
 87
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 42
% Female staff
2021
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 16%
India average
 37%
Global average
 48%
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 17%

Social

Likes (2023)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 10,000
India average
 19,920
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 10,076
Likes (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 9,729
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 7,093
India average
 22,194
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 4,582
Followers (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 2,241
Subscribers (2023)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 4,830
India average
 11,015
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 4,170
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 3,300

Data notes

Last updated: 08/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think Tank Initiative Directory
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