The session on 'Goods and Services Tax in India: Rationale and Reform Directions' was conducted by Prof Sachchidananda Mukherjee. He began the session by mentioning the indirect tax reform that the introduction of Goods and Services Tax has brought about.
The session on ‘Evolving Global Trade Architecture and Return of Industrial Policy’ was conducted by Dr. Aashish Chandorkar. He began the session with an introduction to Neoliberal times where government interventions in the economic policies became a bit of a taboo. The current economic and trade system that we see today is a result of a series of events that mainly happened post World War II, but mostly after the establishment of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Mr. V. Ramakrishnan started the session by comparing Public Policy as a compass and strategy as GPS. He says that policy has to be derived from strategy. Your strategy is to improve the life of the citizens and everything is derived from it, be it security, health, food, transport, etc. He says that in any public policy, the elements of economic dimensions, political requirements and social factors have to work in a synchronized manner. It is only at the interface of all these aspects, that actually defines what a citizen is.
Feminist Foreign Policy in the Asia-Pacific Region an Online International Workshop Program, a Two-Day Immersive Online Discussion Workshop was conducted on 19 and 20 September 2023 by IMPRI, Center for International Relations and Strategic Studies (CIRSS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi.
Canada might not be a very large country, but it has been broadly supportive of Independent India’s development. All those that take the sword shall perish by the sword. Good Christians recognise this as a sayingof Christ. All sensible people, Christian or otherwise, recognise the validity of the aphorism.
Third speaker for the day was Mr Yash Agarwal, Founder, Public Policy India. He opened up by sharing his own experience in the field. I talked to multiple new people every day almost for 2000 people in the last four years about careers right and just mentoring people to help build careers in this broader policy government space. Mr. Agarwal answered questions from the audience, providing valuable advice and perspectives on entering the public policy domain.