About us

India’s premier policy and governance institute

IPI is a think tank started in 1998 and re-registered in 2021, to promote good public policy and governance in India.


Pankaj Das, President and Founder (daspankaj01@gmail.com)
Manoj Kumar Talukdar, Director
Jintu Kumar Sharma, Director and Secretary
Sanjeev Sabhlok, Executive Director (sabhlok@gmail.com)

Terms of appointment: The term of the first three directors above is for 5 years from 26 August 2021. For Sanjeev Sabhlok the appointment is for five years from 13 September 2021.


HN 16, Suruj Nagar, Near Modern English School
Odalbakra, PO Kahilipara
Guwahati, Assam, 781019


Please contact Pankaj Das at daspankaj01@gmail.com and Sanjeev Sabhlok at sabhlok@gmail.com

Trust Deed:

In 2021, IPI has re-registered as a Trust and intends to revamp efforts to promote good policy in India.

Bank account:

Bank name: Yes Bank, Guwahati Branch, Bhangagarh, GS Road

Account: 006588700000525

IFSC – YESB0000065

Exemption of donations from income tax (s.80G)

IPI received approval from Income Tax Department on 28 October 2022 for donations to be exempt from income tax, valid for four years.

S.12 A exemption:

IPI received exemption under s.12A of the Income Tax Act, on 11 October 2022, valid for four years.

Archival information

The 1999 Trust Deed

Objectives of the India Policy Institute

Management of the India Policy Institute

Funds and commitments