Who we are?

About

Citizenship Development Society (CDS) was formed with a strong desire to foster good citizenship value amongst countrymen with a vision which was guided by the preamble of the country’s constitution which aims at securing to all its citizens Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. The Society was registered on 17thApril 1979 under the Societies Registration Act as a non-political, non-sectarian and nom-profit making body. The focus of CDS is on the CITIZEN. Their development holds the key to national regeneration.
The Think Tank

Our Honourable Board Members

President
He served as 17th Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India. He has
Vice President
  Shri S. D. Tripathi retired as Joint Director of Applied Manpower
Vice president
Lawyer by Profession, he has been on Senior Advocate’s panel for the
Member
Shri. J. Veeraraghavan is Director, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi Kendra, and Formerly
Member
Former Director General, Central Statistical Organisation
Member
JN Sharma is an eminent educationist started his career as a lecturer
Member
Prof. A. K. Sharma has served on the faculty of Panjab University
Member
Shri R K Khandelwal (retired IPS). Shri Khandelwal has held many prominent
Treasurer
Senior Advocate, Supreme Court
Member
Mr. Chakravarti is a Post Graduate in English and has served Central
Member
Ms. Navita Srikant is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Fraud Examiner, Certified Internal
Member
Shri S.D Raoot is a B. Tech from VRCE Nagpur. Shri Raoot
Member
Shri Nakhashi retired as Joint Editor from Institute of Applied Manpower research
Member
Advocate, Supreme Court
Member
Dr. G G Saxena, an ex-IAS officer, is an expert in Tourism,
Member
Dr. Bhagbanprakash had dedicated his forty years of service at Regional, National
Member
Professor of Economics at the University of Delhi for last 25 Years,
Member
Executive Council, Mission Samriddhi
Member
Chairman and MD, Kent RO Systems
Secretary General
Dr. Chandra Shekhar Pran, an eminent youth, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj
Member
Shri Bal Krishna retired as Joint Chief in 1993 from Institute of
The driving force

We believe in

Citizenship Education
Citizenship education is vital to ensure quality of citizen’s participation. It should be undertaken on<br /> a country wide basis for all age groups to produce citizen who is morally sound, productive and useful to Society.
Citizenship Development
Citizenship development should be value based and aim at educating every person in the duties and responsibilities of citizenship.
Culture of the Constitution
A MOVEMENT for the successful implementation of the culture of the Constitution is called for to make democratic processes vibrant and accelerate the pace of economic growth and social progress.
Training
There is need to train a band of trainers to play the role of Resource Persons.
A Legacy Of 40 Years

Our Story

  • Aaramb” (documentary movie) was produced in 1985 by Ministry of Film Division on the request of the Society.
  • In 1987 CDS Published 2 books in National Seminars held in July and October respectively and were titled 1) “Good Citizenship: Rights, Duties and Responsibilities” in Delhi and 2) “Democracy & Citizenship in Bangalore. Dr. Fruits Bolkestien and Dr. L.M. Singhvi were the theme speakers.
  • In 1988, a Human Resource Development programme in Rural Areas was undertaken in Bharatpur. The financial aid was provided by CAPART. Also, with the help of CAPART 34 villages in Bharatpur was picked up for upgrading the skill of artisans.
  • CRTC established after the Bangalore declaration aimed to do research in various aspects of Citizenship Development, designing training and orientation, preparation of course materials, providing consultation services for citizenship education.

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Our Associates

OUR PARTNERS ARE FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY

Our Associates

OUR PARTNERS ARE FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTRY