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Recent Updates

The much-talked-about Sardar Sarovar Dam displaced over 100,000 tribes people. Based on research conducted by economists Swaminathan Aiyar and Neeraj Kaushal, this deep dive investigates whether they are better or worse off.
In 2020, CCS joined hands with the Govt. of Punjab and GAME to study the Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs and conduct a process audit of 26 public services in Punjab. Watch this video to learn more about the project along with recent updates!


Vision: CCS envisions a world where each individual leads a life of choice in personal, economic and political spheres and every institution is accountable.

Mission: Centre for Civil Society advances social change through public policy. Our work in education, livelihood, and policy training promotes choice and accountability across private and public sectors. To translate policy into practice, we engage with policy and opinion leaders through research, pilot projects and policy training.

We are India’s leading liberal think tank, ranked 5th in India and 83rd in the world by the annual study conducted by 2021 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report released by the University of Pennsylvania.

Areas of Work

Education for All:
School Choice Campaign
Education for All: School Choice Campaign
Removing Barriers to Livelihood:
Removing Barriers to Livelihood: Jeevika
Developing New Leaders With New Ideas:
CCS Academy
Developing New Leaders With New Ideas: CCS Academy