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About Us

Why India, Why Now?

India’s strategic position as an emerging global powerhouse, coupled with a rich demographic dividend, offers unparalleled opportunities. As we look to the future, tackling the country’s most salient policy challenges necessitates innovation.

What Sets Us Apart

Uniquely equipped. Perfectly positioned.

The UC San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy (GPS) is a community of discovery-driven thinkers, invested in driving policy solutions all over the world. The 21st Century India Center is dedicated to making a profound difference in the lives of others through research and community partnerships designed to create actionable solutions to global challenges now and for future generations.

What we do here doesn't happen anywhere else.

Mission Statement

The 21st Century India Center aims to foster the success of India and U.S.-India relations through research, education and action.