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The Ananta Centre, established in December 2013, is an independent not-for-profit organisation that seeks to foster positive change in society by way of facilitating discussions and engaging the Civil Society, Inclusive of Business, NGO’s, Government and other stake holders on issues of importance to India’s development and National security.

Formerly part of the Aspen Institute India, the Centre provides a non-partisan platform for open dialogue and cross sector outreach for a comprehensive understanding of public policy through the means of leadership initiatives, conferences and strategic discussions.

Operating under a vast network, the Centre enables members to share their opinions and ideas with eminent national and international leaders and strives to develop an informed perspective about critical issues.

The Ananta Centre invites corporates, institutions and individuals, interested in engaging with global leaders to be members. Membership is given to individuals of all nationalities interested in various fields like education, health, science, art, culture, governance and others. It is also given to institutions such as universities, laboratories, academies, diplomatic missions, chambers of commerce, as well as other institutions in harmony with the vision and mission of the organisation.

Benefits

Corporate Membership

The Ananta Centre invites corporates and businesses interested in understanding and influencing domestic and international policy to be a member. Membership is open to all corporates and businesses inclined towards engaging with the civil society, government, private sector, and other key stakeholders on issues related to India’s development.

Under Corporate membership, the Centre offers discounted admissions to public programs, as well as access to private events and invitation-only receptions with leading national and international thought-leaders. We also extend the opportunity to sponsor tailor-made initiatives on topics relevant to your interests across the social and political spheres.

Corporate benefits include the following:

  • Prioritized invitation for executives to attend various Sessions, Conference and Seminars organised by the Ananta Centre
  • Access for senior executives to private exclusive meetings with global and domestic leaders
  • Priority registration for all events
  • Tailor made corporate mentoring sessions for members by fellows, experts, and affiliated knowledge partners
  • Special reports on timely and relevant subjects, quarterly reviews and other publications
  • Prioritized access to research papers authored by the Centre
  • Publicity at one programme in a year, with placement of organization's standees at the event, use of logo and mention as co-partner/supporter.

Diplomatic mission Membership

The Ananta Centre invites diplomatic missions interested in participating and influencing roundtable discussions and international relations to become a member.

Diplomatic Mission benefits include the following:

  • Prioritized invitation for executives to attend various Sessions, Conference and Seminars organised by the Ananta Centre
  • Access for senior executives to private exclusive meetings with global and domestic leaders
  • Priority registration for all events
  • Special reports on timely and relevant subjects, quarterly reviews and other publications
  • Prioritized access to research papers authored by the Centre

Institutional Membership

The Ananta Centre invites all institutions inclined towards engaging with the civil society, government, private sector, and other key stakeholders on issues related to domestic and international development to become a member. The institutions recognised under the Institutional Membership category are:

I. Educational Institutions    II. Not-for-profit Organisations    III. Chambers of Commerce

Institutional benefits include the following:

  • Prioritized invitation for executives to attend various Sessions, Conference and Seminars organised by the Ananta Centre
  • Priority registration for all events
  • Special reports on timely and relevant subjects, quarterly reviews and other publications
  • Access to the research papers authored by the Centre

Individual Membership

The Ananta Centre invites citizens of the world, interested in national and international relations, law and diplomacy to become members of the Institute. The membership is open to all individuals interested in the sphere of policy, leadership and, national and international relations. The Centre provides for a 50% concession for membership to students.

Benefits of individual membership include the following:

  • Prioritized invitation to attend various meetings, including Public sessions, seminars and conferences organised by the Ananta Centre
  • Priority registration for various seminars and conferences

Application Process

Eligibility criteria and documents required:

  • Duly completed application form
  • Membership fees payable by cheque/DD in favour of Ananta Centre
  • Attested copy of the PAN Card of the firm/institution/individual
  • Balance sheet wherever applicable
  • Address proof of the registered office of the firm/institution/individual
  • Attested copy of the highest degree certifying the education qualification
  • Identity card of the educational institution wherever applicable