Public Affairs Foundation (PAF) is registered as a not for profit company under Section 25 of the Indian Companies Act and its policies and programmes are guided by an eminent Board of Directors chaired by Dr. Samuel Paul

The Foundation is a knowledge based organization committed to improve quality of public governance by providing advisory services and customized knowledge products for improving social accountability.

The Foundation draws its inspiration and conceptual strength from the pioneering interventions and experiences of Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore, India, which developed and perfected a variety of social accountability tools such as the Citizen Report Cards (CRC) on Public Services, Road Quality Monitoring System, Electoral Transparency Initiatives and State-Citizen Forums for proactive engagement.

PAF has been providing user feedback driven consultancies and advisory programmes in India & in more than ten other countries since 2003. These interventions encompass a wide spectrum of sectors like rural and urban services, water and sanitation and access to justice. PAF’s growing visibility stems from its wide repertoire of national and global experiences in strategically integrating user feedback to institutionalize elements of participation, accountability and voice in reform programmes and strategies.

The Foundation has carried out capacity building workshops for elected representatives, government officials and representatives from global civil society organisations.

PAF has a dedicated staff group of highly skilled and experienced professionals under the leadership of an Executive Director.

Contact us


15 KIADB Industrial Area
Jigani - Bommasandra Link Road
Bangalore 560105


Phone: +91 - 80 - 27839918/ 19/ 20

Direct Line: +91 – 8110 - 414553