What We Do?

We believe in the concept of People Centred Advocacy that engages the spirit of democracy, serving as an advocacy method that is by the people, of the people, and for the people. By empowering people to advocate on their own behalf, NCAS engages People Centred Advocacy as an effective and sustainable approach to advocacy initiatives.


  • Apr / 2017

    New Frontier Workshop

    A two day workshop on ‘New Frontiers of Social Research’ which aims at providing a platform for discussions on ideas and insights of research in areas Finance, Information Technology and Ecology in social sector.

  • Feb / 2017

    Consultation on India\'s Development Cooperation

    The consultation has been organised on the backdrop of a research project ‘India’s Development Cooperation – Challenges and Opportunities’ conducted by ISDG in collaboration with Oxfam-India recently.

  • Feb / 2017

    Advocacy Training Workshop for Girls Advocacy : Hyderabad

    An introductory advocacy training workshop was conducted for the members of the alliance. In total twenty two participants from Plan India, Mahita and Bird attended the workshop.

About NCAS

National Centre for Advocacy Studies (NCAS) emerged as a result of the collective vision and commitment by social activists who felt the need for a resource centre to facilitate advocacy for issues of public concern, specifically the rights of marginalised people. NCAS is a social change resource centre that aims at creating enabling conditions for people’s empowerment at the grass-roots and facilitating efforts for human rights, social justice, transparent, participatory and accountable governance.

The focus of NCAS' activities is in India and South Asia and it has emerged as a premier organisation for People Centred Advocacy throughout the Global South.NCAS works as a collective of activists, researchers, public interest lawyers, journalists and subject experts. It has pioneered the concept and praxis of “People-Centred Advocacy”.


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