The Centre for Policy Research (CPR) is a non-profit, non-partisan and autonomous think tank undertaking research of public policy issues in India and abroad. Established in 1973 and located in New Delhi, the organisation adopts a multi-disciplinary approach and unique blend of scholarship and practical experience. The objectives of CPR are to develop substantive policy options on matters relevant to the Indian polity, economy and society; to provide advisory services to governments, public bodies and other institutions; and to disseminate information on policy issues through various channels. The focus of CPR’s research is centered around themes such as governance, law and society, urban studies, foreign policy, security etc.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the growth of industry in India, partnering industry and government alike through advisory and consultative processes. It is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry led and managed organisation, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded over 117 years ago, it is India's premier business association, with a direct membership of over 7100 organisations from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 90,000 companies from around 250 national and regional sectoral associations.
Mumbai First was established in 1995 with a commitment and a promise to enhance the quality of life of the citizens of Mumbai and improve the economic and social fabric of the city. It is an initiative to make the city a better place to live, work and invest in. It aims to serve the city with the best that private business can offer. It plans to achieve this by addressing the problems of today and the opportunities of tomorrow, through partnerships with government, business and civil society.
Rockefeller Foundation supports work that expands opportunity and strengthens resilience to social, economic, health and environmental challenges—affirming its pioneering philanthropic mission since 1913 to promote the well-being of humanity. Throughout its 100 year history, the Rockefeller Foundation has supported the ingenuity of innovative thinkers and actors by providing the resources, networks, convening power, and technologies to move
innovation from idea to impact.