About Us

SPRF India

SPRF India is a registered public charitable trust headquartered in New Delhi, steered by a strong Board of eminent trustees and seasoned advisors. A solution-oriented think tank, our dynamic, forward-thinking young team of research professionals seeks to make public policy research holistic and accessible. Through our work, we are exploring the horizontalisation and intersectionality of policy research. SPRF’s key focus areas intersect five broad themes: Governance, Economy, Human Rights, Security, and Environment. In a context where democratic discourse is increasingly polarised, SPRF takes an evidence-based, intersectional, and non-partisan approach to issues at the forefront of societal development and policy formulation.

The narratives we curate stay firmly within the democratic space, anchored in the ideals that emerged post-independence, but also reflect the aspirations of a country where more than half the population – and the key voting constituency – remains under the age of 25.

Our work has been featured in mainstream and alternative publications like Hindu Business Line, Mint, FirstPost, News18, The Wire, ORF online, Business Insider, NewsClick, and Down To Earth. 

We strive to be
Our Values

We are young, dynamic, and digital-first.

Our work uses technology and big data analytics to inform and influence India’s ever-evolving policy landscape. Our strategic intent is underscored by the need to engage with India’s youth to invigorate and address policy challenges. We create innovatively designed, inclusive and easy to understand content that remains cause-, agenda-, and party-neutral.

We work at the intersection of what is, what could be and what should be the state of our country. We seek to engage and encourage the youth to ask relevant questions backed by fact, and not steered by opinion.

Our Work Includes:


Contextual overview and progress reports of public policy in India.

Curated Voices

Insights and perspectives from policy enthusiasts, experts, academics and researchers across India.

Trustee Speak

A collection of expert voices from our Board of Trustees.

Photo Archive Project

An archive of accessible and diverse photoessays that touch upon our thematic areas.

Policy Room

Freewheeling discussions with stalwarts from the fields of current affairs, governance, public policy and more.

We firmly believe in being progressive, adaptive, and forward-thinking yet remain rooted in the founding philosophies of India.
Our belief in helping young people make meaningful contributions to India's growth story through policy analysis and public discourse shall set future generations on course for a bigger, brighter tomorrow.
Shri Ram Bahadur Rai

Chairperson, Board of Trustees