Manthan Adhyayan Kendra is run under the Manthan Research and Social Development Society, a society registered under the Societies Act in Madhya Pradesh. It has approval under Sec. 12 A and under Sec. 80 G of the Income Tax Act. The members on Board of Manthan Society are:

  1. Himanshu Thakkar (Water Expert and Researcher)
  2. Amulya Nidhi (Social Activist)
  3. Chinmay Mishra (Social and Cultural Activist)
  4. Nandini Oza (Social Activist)
  5. Gaurav Dwivedi (Researcher)
  6. Shripad Dharmadhikary (Social Activist and Researcher)
  7. Rehmat (Social Activist and Researcher)


From April 2015, Manthan’s programme on Water Privatisation and Reforms has been affiliated with People’s Social Action (PSA) and is being run as a part of the PSA network activities.