Welcome to Pairvi

PAIRVI is a capacity building and advocacy support organization working at the intersections of rights, development and sustainability. It works with small grassroots organizations and community based groups to enhance their understanding on development discourse and capacity to respond appropriately. PAIRVI also works with a pan Indian Coalition on climate and environmental justice, MAUSAM (Movement for Advancing Understanding, Action and Mutuality, previously Beyond Copenhagen).


PAIRVI engages with policies, programmes and peoples responses to promote sustainable development, climate change, food sovereignty and protection of peoples rights.
The primary constituency of PAIRVI is marginalized populations across all sections with specific attention on the most marginalized and the most vulnerable. PAIRVI’s multilayered and multifaceted interventions seek to addressthese issues from grassroots level to national level.
It also advocates and represents marginalized community perspective in international discourse and policies on sustainable development, climate change, poverty and inequality, aid and trade and peoples and human rights.
28-29 September, 2018 | Bhopal
CFA, PAIRVI and Hum Sab, Bhopal called upon different organizations and networks working on ground level movements against energy projects related to coal power plants, nuclear power plants, natural gas power plants and hydro power plants to participate in a workshop titled “Energy and Infrastructure: Role of Financial Institutions in Development” and build an agenda to be presented before elections of 2019 at Pastoral Centre, Bhopal from 28-29 September, 2018.
The speakers at the meeting were Soumya Dutta, Rajendra Agarwal, VKS Parihar, Rajesh Kumar, Himanshu Damale, Pratyush Mitra, Yogesh Diwan, Nishant, Gaurav Dwivedi, Vivek, Khumendra.

1 & 2 September, 2018 | Delhi
CFA and PAIRVI called upon different organizations and networks working on energy policy, energy finance and other energy related issues to participate in a national seminar held on 1-2 September, 2018 at USO House, Delhi. The objective was to discuss current power schemes in India and critical look at renewable resources of energy and whether they are actually green in nature. The main focus was to evolve a collective response of the participating organizations on the key issues in power sector and renewable energy in India.

24-25 January, 2019 | Singapore

The Forum was held at marina Sands Bay Convention Centre and attended by 26 Environment Ministers, President of Sri Lanka, prime Minister of Tuvalu and Dy prime Minister of Singapore besides High Officials from more than 50 countries. Mr. Parihar, Chair of the CPCB represented India and also chaired the High Officials Meeting on 24th.

The Forum was organized to reflect on the Theme of the UNEA 4, “Innovative Solutions for Environmental Challenges and Sustainable Consumption and Production,” which will be organized from 11th to 15th March at UN Environment headquarters at Nairobi. The Forum came out with a chairs summary, which captured the concerns raised by the CSOs on challenges in promoting grassroots innovation, containing chemical pollution, monitoring of global geo engineering governance among others.

A brief report of the Forum can be read here.

23rd January, 2019 | Singapore

Ajay K Jha attended the MGSF on the invitation of the United Nations Environment. The MGSF was organized by Asia pacific Regional CSOs Mechanism in collaboration with the ESCAP, UN Env and the govt of Singapore. Ajay chaired a panel discussion on the Environmental Challenges and Sustainable innovations from the grassroots which had Neth Dano (Asia Director, ETC group), Sarojeni Rengam (Director, PAN-AP), Prem Singh Tharu (Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact, Thailand), Zakir Hossain (Krisoker Sor, Bangladesh), Oyunchimeg Myagmarjav (Director, Institute for Future, Mongolia) and Francis Kim Ugpi (AITUC, AP). Besides, Ajay K Jha also led the drafting team for the outcome document from the MGSF.

A brief report of the MGSF can be found here

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About Us

Formed in 1998, PAIRVI works at the intersection of development and rights. It works with small grassroots organizations, community based groups and a pan Indian Coalition on climate and environmental justice, MAUSAM.



Strength of the team is each individual member. We have dynamic, meticulous and vibrant team members from different streams whose sustained efforts help in realization of organization’s goal.


Governing Body

PAIRVI’s Governing Body is characterized by the seasoned, erudite and distinguished members from academic, legal, social and bureaucratic fraternity who guide the organization to accomplish its greater vision.


Annual and Financial Report

What an organization does and achieves, reflects in the activity report. you can go through PAIRVI's work in it's annual reports. Organization keep its financial record transparent and open. You can see the financial statements here.




PAIRVI is based in Delhi having active presence in many states and offers exciting opportunity to understand and learn society, economics and politics and participate in knowledge generation, research and campaigns. PAIRVI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, youth and people from marginalized communities to apply for suitable positions.
Please direct your queries to know more and apply at career@pairvi.org



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