Center for Public Affairs and Critical Theory |

About the Department

The Centre for Public Affairs and Critical Theory (C-PACT) is affiliated to SHSS at Shiv Nadar University. The Centre has undertaken research on an initial set of deeply inter-connected core themes concerning some of India’s most important but neglected public goods, critically significant for the lives and livelihoods of millions, as also for the very future of India’s much-coveted growth process: land, water, agriculture and health.

C-PACT is engaged in research and public dissemination of that research in an accessible form, on issues of deep concern to the marginalized and disadvantaged sections of Indian society. The centre is committed towards quality research produced through a unique process, reflecting its... read more

Recent News & Activities

06 Mar 2020
With Corona Virus (COVID -19) creating news all over the world, Shiv Nadar University has geared up to keep the students, faculty and... read more
03 Apr 2020
The M.Sc. course on Water Science and Policy was launched by C-PACT in 2017.  It is anchored in the School of Humanities and Social... read more
Student Spotlight
The journey of transformation begins here