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
58 
India average
 33
Global average
 30
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
 29
Global average
 75
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 42
% Female staff
2021
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 0%
India average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 17%

Social

Likes (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 9,729
India average
 24,887
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 8,219
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 2,241
India average
 13,235
Global average
 18,429
Subscribers (2021)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 3,300
India average
 7,233
Global average
 5,254
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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