CENTRE FOR POLICY RESEARCH
- The Government of India suspended the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licence of the Centre for Policy Research (CPR).
- The CPR was established in 1973 as a think tank.
To contribute to a more robust public discourse about the issues that impact life in India.
It is India’s premier public policy think tank and a non-profit, non-partisan, independent institution dedicated to conducting research that contributes to high quality scholarship, better policies.
Headquarters : New Delhi.
- The Centre was founded by noted economist DH Pai Panandiker.
- The CPR is recognised as a not-for-profit society by the Government of India, and contributions to it are tax exempt.
- CPR receives government grants.
The CPR also receives grants from a variety of domestic and international sources.
SOURCE: THE HINDU, THE ECONOMIC TIMES, PIB