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CSE ranked as top Environment Policy Think Tank in India

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has been ranked the top environment policy think tanks in India. It has secured the 16th position in global rankings, climbing up two positions from the last year.
  • The rank was given by The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.
  • The TTCSP conducts a research on the role policy institutes play in governments and civil societies around the world.
  • In the latest rankings, CSE is placed among the top 10 in all categories in India.
  • The CSE has also made it to the first comprehensive list of leading Food and Water Security Think Tanks in the world.
  • In the 'Energy and Resource Policy Think Tanks' category, the CSE has been ranked the second in India and 38th in the world. 
  • It has also been ranked the 6th best independent think tank in India.
  • In the Top Energy and Resource Policy Think Tanks category, the CSE ranked 2nd in India and 38th in the world.
  • According to the TTCSP, think tanks are public-policy research analysis and engagement organizations that generate policy-oriented research, analysis, and advice on domestic and international issues.
CSE rankings under various categories
S.No. Category India’s Ranking Global Ranking
1. Top Environment Policy Think Tanks 1 16
2. Top Energy and Resource Policy Think Tanks 2 38
3. Top Science and Technology Think Tanks 5 57
4. Best Independent Think Tanks 6 123

1. Which of the following is not a think tank of India?
a. Indian Council of World Affairs
b. Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses
c. Centre for Science and Environment
d. Cotton Textile Export Promotion Council

What rank has The Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania given to Environment Policy Think Tanks?
a. 2nd
b. 1st
c. 3rd
d. 4th
CSE ranked as top Environment Policy Think Tank in India CSE ranked as top Environment Policy Think Tank in India Reviewed by insiya yadav on February 09, 2018 Rating: 5

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