About Us - IDIA

Who we are

IDIA started out as a student run movement in 2010. Today, IDIA Charitable Trust is a registered trust, comprising the following trustees: Justice Ruma Pal (a former Supreme Court judge); Prof. (Dr.) M.P. Singh (a leading legal scholar); and Mr. Shishira Rudrappa (Director, Spire Capital).

It was started by late Prof. (Dr.) Shamnad Basheer, the founder and the brain behind IDIA. Our operations team comprises an Executive Vice President and a team of Directors; and a strong network of more than 600 student volunteers across 20 different states of India. We are also guided by a strong body of advisors and partners, comprising leading names from the legal profession, academia, industry, civil society and government.

IDIA Well-Wishers

Several eminent personalities have volunteered to give us strategic advice from time to time and supported us in our journey. Click to see the list of our well-wishers:

Join us!

We are always looking for talented individuals to join our team and to intern with us!

Email us your CV at info@idialaw.org