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
 33
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Ajit Doval
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Arvind Gupta, Director
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): S Gurumurthy
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Vivekananda International Foundation
 41
India average
 29
Global average
 75
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
 49
% Female staff
2021
Vivekananda International Foundation
 0%
India average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
 36%
% Female researchers
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
 33%
India average
 32%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Vivekananda International Foundation
 39
India average
 45
Global average
 33
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
 110
Financials
2020
Vivekananda International Foundation
 $609,000
India average
 $4,898,090
Global average
 $43,166,416
2019
Vivekananda International Foundation
 $707,000

Social

Likes (2021)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 11,786
India average
 24,898
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 11,248
Likes (2017)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 9,014
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 23,996
India average
 13,237
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 17,817
Followers (2017)
Vivekananda International Foundation
 10,976

Data notes

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