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About Us

Established in 1991, CMS is a not-for-profit, multi-disciplinary development research and facilitative think-tank. It endeavors to work towards Responsive Governance and Equitable Development through Research, and Capacity Building in Social Development, Environment, Communication, Media, Transparency and Governance issues at local and national policy levels.

The CMS Edge

Experts: Research, Advocacy and Capacity Building teams include full-time professionals with expertise and experience in wide range of subjects.

Resources: State-of-the-art research, documentation, data services and training facilities across three campuses in Delhi, Noida and Hyderabad.

Coverage: A network of field researchers across the country and a fully-equipped National Office in New Delhi and a Regional office in Hyderabad, in addition to a strong contact base across globe.

Specialist Teams: CMS Social, CMS Environment, CMS Communication, CMS Transparency, CMS Media Lab, CMS Survey, CMS Advocacy and CMS Academy.

Unique Methodologies: Developed rigorous, customised research & evaluation methodologies to study complex and dynamic issues.

Beyond Research: Specialise in organising workshops, seminars, symposiums, awards, corporate engagements and outreach programmes to strengthen capabilities and advocate on emerging national challenges.

CMS Core Competencies

  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Policy Research
  • Action Research
  • Advocacy and Capacity Building
  • Communication Strategies
  • Innovative Corporate and Media Engagements

CMS Services