Director's Message

Centre for the Study of Contemporary Societies (CSCS), an independent Research and consultancy wing of Samarth Jeevan Trust (SJT) in the temple city of Bhubaneswar came into existence in the year 2006 with the pioneering endeavour of a group of intellectuals, researchers, social engineers, who envisioned for establishment of a human society free from any form or kind of exploitation, coarsen, coercion, subjugation, deprivation and alienation, destined to wipe not every tears from every eye as enshrined in our democratic welfarist, constitution also remained as a principal objective of Millennium Development Goal.

With an aim to spread and promote research and consultancy in the field of human development, the organization has kept on working with untiring effort leaving nostone unturned to reach principle of its height and glory.

We came in to existence and continue to exist with the focus to create an enabling environment in which everybody can have access to opportunities, get a chance to maximise their potential, participate actively in the development process and shape the present and future society towards attaining higher objectives.

Ours is sound human resource base that draw its pool of resources from different universities, institutions, industry, CSOs and Government organizations. Our principal objective is to contribute to the society through research and fact based initiatives. Our vision is to create an independent think tank for harnessing the creative spirit and intellect of academicians, development practitionerand civil society for policy analysis and research based recommendations on contemporary socio-economic and political issues. The organisation works with a mission to act as a knowledge partner in nation's inclusive development process. To cater the needs of the researchers, scholars, and policy makers, planners and other policy implementing agencies, cscs publishes 'news Letter' and 'CSCS Journals' which have proved to be very useful for all purposes.

With a missionary zeal to reach out multi stakeholders, CSCS has been conducting continuously and consistently seminars, workshops and conferences at national and regional levels on various baffling and pertinent issues affecting common people of the states.

At the end, we pledge to continue our relentless endeavour till we achieve our desired goal of attaining an inclusive society with everyone getting mainstreamed and empowered in the process of development.

CSCS News & Events

National Conference on IMPLICATIONS OF 15th FINANCE COMMISSION TERMS OF REFERENCES FOR FISCAL FEDERALISM IN INDIA, Center for the Study of Contemporary Societies, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, 27th October, 2018

National Conference on TRANSFORMING ODISHA: POLICIES, INSTITUTIONS AND INNOVATIONS, Center for the Study of Contemporary Societies, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, March 3-4, 2018


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