Aspen Institute India is an independent and not-for-profit organisation, registered under Indian Trust Act. It facilitates and promotes open dialogue, and cross-sector outreach by engaging business, governments, nonprofits, and other stakeholders on issues related to India’s development.
Aspen Institute India’s mission is twofold: to foster values-based leadership, encouraging individuals to reflect on the ideals and ideas that define a good society, and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues.
Aspen Institute India activities include:
- Public Programs to promote a deeper understanding of India’s development & challenges. Ideas India is a flagship event which brings together diverse sections of society to discuss issues of crucial importance to India.
- Policy Seminars that bring together small groups of stake holders to improve public and private-sector policy making;
- Leadership Seminars that bring together small groups to explore fundamental truths through the Socratic method; and
- International Dialogues to help bring India closer to other parts of the world. The Institute is based in New Delhi and Kolkata and has an international network of partners.