According to the United Nations, Climate Change refers to long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns. Due to the continuous rise in boiling temperatures, the globe is under the mesh of harmful consequences. As a result of tackling this climate crisis this year’s UN climate change conference, COP28 is being organized in Dubai which will play a pivotal opportunity and role to correct course and accelerate action to tackle the climate crisis.
Careers in Public Policy, an Online National Monsoon Workshop Program, a Three-Day Immersive Online Introductory Career Counselling & Awareness Certificate Training Workshop was conducted on on 22nd, 23rd and 24th August, 2023 by IMPRI, Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi in collaboration with PPI, Public Policy India.
Patriarchal societies have often instigated women to remain confined to their families. Under the legal and customary subjection of their husbands or other male family members, it was also prevalent in the pre-independent period. On the contrary, women enjoyed more rights and freedom in the Vedic period compared to medieval and British times. During pre-Gandhian times gender inequality and gender violence were all pervasive. Women were regarded as the root cause of all evil and responsible for the downfall of men.
A Four-Week Immersive Online Introductory Certificate Training Course on Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY was organised by #IMPRI as a special initiative in the month of March from March (3, 4, 10,11, 17, 18, 24, 25), 2023.
The Nipah virus is a zoonotic pathogen from the family Paramyxoviridae, genus Henipavirus. The zoonotic cycle of NiV includes fruit bats also known as flying foxes of the family Pteropodidae (natural hosts) and pigs (intermediate hosts). Infected bats act as a carrier for NiV and it is communicable to both humans as well as animals and various cases also suggest its transmission via nosocominal mode. The majority of the patients infected with the virus show symptoms of central nervous system damage along with acute encephalitis with fever, dizziness, or vomiting and till now no formal treatment has been developed for the same.
After the brief introduction by Fiza Mahajan, Researcher at IMPRI of Shri Bhartendra Singh Baswan, Former Secretary, Department of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India. He discussed the concept of Public Policy Drivers by delving into the process of policymaking that starts with consulting the policymakers who prepare a white paper that is presented in the legislation and on the contrary opposition prepares the black paper. After detailed discussion, a committee from where ministries are formulated after rational discussions and shredding out the nitty gritty policies are finally implemented at ground level.