Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations ICRIER

ICRIER – established in August 1981 – is an autonomous, policy-oriented, not-for-profit economic policy think tank. ICRIER’s main focus is to enhance the knowledge content of policy making by undertaking analytical research that is targeted at improving India’s interface with the global economy. We have nurtured our autonomy by establishing an endowment fund, income from which enables us pursue our priority research agenda. ICRIER’s office is located in the prime institutional complex of India Habitat Centre, New Delhi … (about 1/2).

Homepage; Sitemap;
Research; Publications; News & Events; Career;Library; Links;
Address: ICRIER, Core 6A, 4th Floor, India Habitat Center, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003, India;

About 2/2: … ICRIER’s founding Chairman was Dr. K.B. Lall who led the organization since its inception till 1992 when he handed over the Chairmanship to Mr. R.N. Malhotra (1992-1996). He was followed by Dr. I.G. Patel who remained Chairman from 1997 to 2005 until his demise in July 2005. ICRIER’s current Chairperson is Dr. Isher Judge Ahluwalia.  Amongst ICRIER’s founding members are: Dr. Manmohan Singh, Dr. C. Rangarajan, Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Dr. Jagdish Bhagwati, Dr. R. J. Chelliah, Mr. Muchkund Dubey, Prof. Deepak Nayyar etc.  

To effectively disseminate the research findings, ICRIER organises workshops/ seminars/ conferences to bring together policy makers, academicians, Union Cabinet Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior industry representatives and media persons to try and create a more informed understanding on issues of major policy interest. ICRIER invites distinguished scholars and policy makers from around the world to deliver public lectures on economic themes of interest to contemporary India.

ICRIER’s highly qualified in-house team of about 50 researchers includes several Ph.Ds from reputed Indian and foreign universities. In addition, we have 23 External Consultants working on specific projects. The team is led by Dr. Rajiv Kumar, D.Phil in Economics from Oxford University and Ph.D from Lucknow University.

Comments are closed.