As special value-add for PAFI Members and as part of engagement initiatives, meetings are held regularly with eminent speakers from relevant fields who are invited to address PAFI members and guests, on issues of interest and relevance.

Several policy-makers and policy influencers from the government, media, think tanks and the private sector have addressed and hosted PAFI members.

The discussions in these interactions are informal with Chatham House Rules.


  • Networking: With external stakeholders from the government, regulators, media, industry associations, NGOs, multilateral agencies and think tanks
  • Collaboration: Provides a platform to collaborate, exchange ideas, information and best practices
  • Training & Development: Sharing of expertise and domain knowledge on policy making procedures. Equip members with tools to engage with their stakeholders effectively
  • Research & Publications: Provides members insights and analysis of policy developments and changes across sectors
  • Consultancy: Members have access to pool of knowledge and expertise available within the membership of PAFI

The Public Affairs Forum of India (PAFI) is registered under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860 and is the only organised forum in the country with representatives from large & medium-sized transnational Indian & foreign companies in the field of Public Affairs. PAFI’s objective is to redefine perceptions of how business entities should engage with various stakeholders from Government & Media to Civil Society and Academics.