Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram is an autonomous research centre under the aegis of Government of Kerala and the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Government of India. This Centre was setup by the world renowned economist Professor K. N. Raj on October 19, 1970. CDS is internationally known for its research in applied economics and topics germane to development economics. CDS is located at Prasanth Nagar, Ulloor, Medical College (P.O), Thiruvananthapuram-695011, Kerala, India. We do not have any branch anywhere in India or abroad.