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
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Rajni Kothari
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Sanjay Kumar
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Sanjay Kumar
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Sanjay Kumar
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 42
India average
 61
Global average
 458
% Female staff
2018
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 17%
India average
38% 
Global average
45% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 8,219
India average
 29,883
Global average
 24,405
Subscribers (2019)
Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
 22,000
India average
 110,062
Global average
 5,924

Data notes

Last updated: 22/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think Tank Initiative Directory
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