Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) is one of India's premier economic think tanks with the motto of "linking India with the world." Established in 1981 with the goal of providing policy advice to effectively deal with external economic shocks, it has grown to become one of India's most well-known independent and informative policy research organization. It is known for providing credible, candid and constructive ideas to accelerate India's inclusive development. While enjoying the trust of the governments, corporates, multilaterals and foundations as its major donors, ICRIER has served as a bridge between the academic world and the policy arena.
ICRIER has two office locations in Delhi; in the institutional complex of India Habitat Centre and a new office at the Institutional Area, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi.
ICRIER's Board of Governors include leading academicians, policymakers, and representatives from the private sector. Mr. Pramod Bhasin is ICRIER's chairperson and Dr. Deepak Mishra is Director & Chief Executive.
ICRIER conducts thematic research in the following five thrust areas:
- Growth, Employment and Macroeconomics (GEM)
- Trade, Investment and External Relations (TIER)
- Agriculture Policy, Sustainability and Innovation (APSI)
- Digital Economy, Start-ups and Innovation (DESI)
- Climate Change, Urbanization and Sustainability (CCUS)