Think tank

Observer Research Foundation

Observer Research Foundation ‒ ORF

New Delhi, India

Set up in 1990, ORF seeks to lead and aid policy thinking towards building a strong and prosperous India in a fair and equitable world. It helps discover and inform India’s choices, and carries Indian voices and ideas to forums shaping global debates.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.orfonline.org/

Address:
ORF Conference Hall, 20, Rouse Avenue, Mata Sundari Railway Colony, Mandi House, New Delhi, Delhi 110002

Country:
India

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1990
Age (years)
Observer Research Foundation
 33
India average
 31
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Rishi Kumar Mishra
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Samir Saran, President
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2021
Observer Research Foundation
 140
India average
 33
Global average
 85
% Female staff
2021
Observer Research Foundation
 36%
India average
 38%
Global average
 48%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Observer Research Foundation
 100
India average
 43
Global average
 34
2019
Observer Research Foundation
 75

Social

Likes (2022)
Observer Research Foundation
 300,702
India average
 27,395
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Observer Research Foundation
 304,630
Likes (2019)
Observer Research Foundation
 311,067
Followers (2022)
Observer Research Foundation
 112,747
India average
 14,731
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Observer Research Foundation
 85,622
Followers (2019)
Observer Research Foundation
 43,306
Subscribers (2022)
Observer Research Foundation
 110,000
India average
 8,782
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Observer Research Foundation
 70,900
Subscribers (2019)
Observer Research Foundation
385,000 
Followers (2022)
Observer Research Foundation
 44,762
India average
 9,116
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Observer Research Foundation
 38,784
Followers (2019)
Observer Research Foundation
 1,942
Followers (2022)
Observer Research Foundation
 45,812
India average
 19,293
Global average
 16,270
Followers (2021)
Observer Research Foundation
 30,368
Followers (2019)
Observer Research Foundation
 7,725

Data notes

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