Intercultural Resources is a Centre for Research, Documentation and Intervention on several issues related to the impacts  of the world’s contemporary development paradigms. ICR strives towards alternatives to destructive development.

Our effort draws upon the social, cultural, material and intellectual resources that have been generated in the course of dialogues between people of different cultures on questions of social justice, development and self-rule. (For more information about ICR please download our profile in pdf file).  ICR Profile

We are of the view that dialogue can sustain plurality and open possibilities for recovery of the ground lost on account of inter-cultural alienation, which is manifest in a variety of forms of violence that we encounter everyday at different levels of social life.


Intercultural Resources established in 2005 is a Centre for research, documentation and intervention on social, political, environment, gender, development, trade and human rights issues.

ICR strives to promote a plural and just society by exploring issues that affect various communities and cultures. The developmental path followed by the state with its unjust policies of the state and other agencies often tend to create conflict of interest among communities.

ICR attempt to bridge the gap among communities through cultural exchange and intercultural dialogues and strives to pave way for social awareness among the disadvantaged groups.

ICRs objective is also to equip communities with the necessary tools to empower themselves for the protection of their rights.

Interucultural Resources is governed in a democratic way and is a non-profit organization independent from government pressure, political parties or other political organizations. – The Center is being Governed in a Democratic way.


Create a supportive environment in which all social identities and backgrounds can discuss discussing important issues affecting their respective communities through intercultural dialogue and exchange and promote greater awareness of social inequality. It also strives to encourage activism and participation in a wide array of people’s movements in the country.

Intercultural Resources is a democratically governed non-profit institution that does not take any funding from governments, public and private corporations. It is supported by people’s movement groups and like-minded non-profit organisations.

Intercultural Resources is also not controlled by any religious groups or any religious institutions and does not affiliate to any political party or political party affiliated groups.

ICR allies mostly with several national and international peoples movement groups and people struggles.

Smitu Kothari

Intercultural Resources was founded by late Smitu Kothari in 2005 and  is based in Delhi, India.

To know more about Intercultural Resources, email:   icrindia2016@gmail.com


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