Association for Democratic Reforms
Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) is a Non-Political, Non-Partisan and a Non-Governmental Organization. It was founded on August 1, 1999 by a group of Professors from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad and National Institute of Design and some alumni of IIM to work towards strengthening democracy and governance in India by focusing on fair and transparent electoral processes.
The stated mission of ADR is “improving and strengthening democracy in India ”
To work actively towards Electoral Reforms and Reform of the Government and the Bureaucracy To work towards strengthening Right to Information as a tool and facilitate the process towards greater transparency of those in power To mobilize public opinion and facilitate a dialogue between policy makers and the civil society and to work towards empowerment of ordinary citizens