Consultancy Development Centre (CDC) is an Autonomous Institution of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India set up for promotion, development and strengthening of consultancy skills and capabilities in the country including enhancement of export of consultancy and professional services.
In the changed policy and economic environment at national and international levels, “Knowledge?is being considered as “Power? and consultancy is a knowledge based profession. CDC aims at fostering and promoting intellectual cross ?fertilization of knowledge and ideas at regional and sub- regional levels within the country and interaction at the international level as well.
Since its inception, CDC has been in constant pursuit of its mission to attain excellence in activating, catalyzing, and invigorating the growth of consultancy profession. The Centre has emerged as a nodal agency for the development and promotion of consultancy capabilities in the country and endeavored to contribute towards the growth of consultancy services in the country, through its various programmers and activities.