Stakeholder Engagement

One of the key objectives of NDIC is to engage with diverse stakeholders, including people from various government agencies, policy makers, academia, think tanks, civil society organizations, and funding agencies in order to ensure that NDIC research provide useful direction to research and policy making and in strengthening data ecosystem in the country.

Policy Makers

  • Capacity Building Commission (CBC)
  • Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Ministry of Science & Technology
  • Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO), NITI Aayog
  • Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
  • Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI)
  • Ministry of Women and Child Development
  • National Statistical Systems Training Academy, MoSPI
  • Quality Council of India (QCI)
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Research Organisations

  • Central Square Foundation
  • Chronic Poverty Advisory Network (CPAN), ODI
  • Facebook Data for Good
  • George Institute for Global Health India
  • Institute of Development Studies Kolkata (IDSK)
  • IDinsight
  • Institute of Economic Growth (IEG)
  • Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST), Delhi
  • International Organization for Migration, India
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
  • IPUMS-International, University of Minnesota, US
  • LEAD at Krea University (formerly IFMR LEAD), Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS)
  • National Data Quality Forum (NDQF)
  • Population Council
  • Research Institute for Compassionate Economics (r.i.c.e.)
  • Survey Research Operations (SRO), Survey Research Center,
    University of Michigan
  • United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)


  • Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, India
  • Chennai Mathematical Institute, India
  • Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir, India
  • Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay, India
  • Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, India
  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), India
  • Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA), India
  • International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), India
  • Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), India
  • University of Maryland, USA
  • University of Michigan, USA

Civil Society

  • Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, Delhi
  • SEWA Bharat


  • The Bill and Melinda Gates
    Foundation, Washington D.C.

  • Overseas Development
    Institute, UK

  • NIH Eunice Kennedy Shriver National
    Institute of Child Health and Human
    Development, Bethesda,MD

  • Co-Impact