About Us

Institute for Sustainable Development and Governance (ISDG) is a research and advocacy organisation involved in public policy research and documentation, capacity development, knowledge networking and advocacy, particularly in budget transparency and accountability, public services, rural as well as urban governance. ISDG also seeks to promote dialogue among policymakers, media and civil society organisations and citizens groups. ISDG focuses on the rights of marginalised and excluded communities, particularly Dalits, Adivasis, and workers in the informal sector.

Institute for Sustainable Development and Governance (ISDG), which became operational in the year 2012, is the governance and development programme of the Centre for Communication and Development Studies (CCDS), Pune.