Think tank

Vivekananda International Foundation

VIF

New Delhi, India

VIF is an independent, non-partisan institution that promotes quality research and in-depth studies and is a platform for dialogue and conflict resolution. It strives to bring together the best minds in India to ideate on key national and international issues; promote initiatives that further the cause of peace and global harmony; monitor social, economic and political trends that have a bearing on India’s unity and integrity; analyse the causes for social and ethnic conflicts leading to extremism and offer policy alternatives; interact with civil society and offer institutional support for exchange of ideas and interaction among conflicting groups; critique public policy and the working of democratic institutions and constitutional bodies; and evolve benchmarks for good governance and efficiency in public institutions.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.vifindia.org/

Address:
3, San Martin Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110021

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
2009
Age (years)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 12
India average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Ajit Doval
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): S Gurumurthy
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
 49
India average
 70
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
36% 
India average
35% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
33% 
India average
32% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 11,248
India average
 29,883
Global average
 24,405
Likes (2017)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 9,014
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 17,817
India average
 25,273
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 10,976

Data notes

Last updated: 22/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Wikipedia: List of think tanks
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