To establish a just and peaceful society where all individuals respect each others’ religio-cultural views, diversity, uphold the dignity of all and ensure social justice and development for empowerment of the most deprived and marginalized.
To engage with culture and use cultural resources to promote equality, inclusion and peace; to encourage appreciation of diversity; to bring about change in undemocratic, prejudicial and parochial attitudes; to encourage critical thinking; to critically look at state policies and contribute towards inclusive policies.
EMINENT ADVISORY BOARD
Various noted people from inter-disciplinary backgrounds form the Advisory Board who ensure that the quality of the Center’s programmes are not compromised.
- Prof. S. Gopal (Historian)
- Prof. K.N. Panikkar (Historian)
- Vinod Mubayi (Physicist)
- Prof. D.N.Dhanagare (Sociologist Vice – Chancellor Shivaji University)
- Ms. Shabana Azmi (Actress/Social Activist/Theatre Artist/M. P.)
- Prof. Imtiaz Ahmed – (Anthropologist)
The Centre solicits donations (eligible for deduction under 80-G of I.T. Act) for the noble cause it promotes. Cheques may be drawn in favour of Centre for Study of Society and Secularism.