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D Dhanuraj has postgraduate degrees in Physics, Political Science and a Post Graduate Executive Diploma in International Business. He serves as Managing Director of Civitas Consultancies Pvt Ltd and Chairman of Centre for Public Policy Research. A social entrepreneur by profession, Dhanuraj is also a seasoned policy researcher. He has worked with several national and international organizations and government bodies in the development sector. Dhanuraj has been trained by Friedrich Neumann Stiftung (FNSt) at the International Academy for Leadership (IAF), Theodore Heusse Akademie, Germany. He is also trained for Startup ThinkTanks by Atlas USA and in Austrian Economics by Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), New York. His area of interest includes Urbanisation, Financial Market, Education and Health. Dhanuraj has two years’ experience in Urban Transport research and works with SMART of Michigan University. He is a consultant with City Connect, Chennai, and Janaagraha, Chennai.

At present, Dhanuraj is a trustee with Liberal Youth Forum (LYF) India and Kerala Urban Development Society. He was also key researcher for the ‘Mobility Hub’, an integrated transport solution for Kochi worth Rs 341 crore, a project approved by the Kerala Government. Dhanuraj writes regular columns and findings on websites and blogs.


D Jinuraj serves as Director of Civitas Consultancies Pvt Ltd and Managing Director of Powerwin Lighting Solutions Pvt Ltd. Jinuraj holds a B Tech in Electronics and Communication. Having worked with corporates like USHA India Ltd, and Artech Power Products Limited, Jinuraj has strong technical experience. In 2000, he set up Powerwin, an entrepreneurial venture. Powerwin specialises in lighting solutions for commercial and domestic projects. Jinuraj is also active in socio-cultural activities, and serves on the board of several organisations. An astute manager by hard work, Jinuraj believes in non-conventional market principles.

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