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Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY
Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY

Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY

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#WebPolicyLearning | Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY | AN ONLINE SPRING SCHOOL PROGRAM | A Four-Week Immersive Online Introductory Certificate Course

IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to #WebPolicyLearning

An Online Spring School Program
A Four-Week Immersive Online Introductory Certificate Course on

Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY

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Details of the #WebPolicyLearning:
Dates: March (3, 4, 10,11, 17, 18, 24, 25), 2023
Every Friday and Saturday, March 2023
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom
Course Fee: INR 5000 (inclusive of GST)

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For Professionals: INR 4000 | For Students: INR 3000
Additionally Bulk Discount can be availed for groups of more than 5 participants

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Unknowingly and knowingly, public policy interacts and intervenes in all of our lives. Understanding policy becomes convoluted because it operates in such a vast realm; this course aims to declutter it by expounding public policy’s warrant, caveats, and numerous facets. Emphasizing on the impact of policies on the stakeholders, its intended and unintended consequences and analysis thereof.

This course will focus on public policy in India and its warrant, caveats, facets and its impact. Participants in these eight sessions will gain a unique understanding of the complex challenges of contemporary governance from a variety of perspectives such as economics and agriculture, foreign policy, urban management and policy, climate change, environmental policy and disaster management, the role of media and civil society, and contemporary threads such as feminism in policy making.  This provides the tools and know-how to comprehend and handle India’s critical public policy issues. 

This course will be conducted by expert resource persons comprising civil servants, politicians, civil society activists, professionals, and academics. 

For whom

This course is for anyone with a keen interest in the nuances and impact of Public Policy. Students, working professionals, researchers, faculties, journalists, civil society members, activists, lawyers, interested learners, and post-graduate and undergraduate students, would benefit from this course.

The course hopes to deliver expanded thinking and enhanced understanding to be able to make formidable contributions to public policy.

Benefits of taking the Course

Participants would:
• Learn from globally and nationally renowned thematic experts and practitioners
• Gain first-hand insights and networking opportunities
• Get course outline and reading list from the experts for learning
• Get access to session videos for 15 days
• Receive a certificate of completion
• Have the opportunity to publish their essays on the IMPRI Insights Blog, which features the articles of eminent people from around the globe.

Upon successful completion of the program, each participant will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

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Program Experts

Week 1 Day 1

Chair: Prof Mukul Asher
Former Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI
Topic: Introduction to Public Policy

Dr Nivedita P. Haran
Former Additional Chief Secretary, Government of Kerala
Topic: Bureaucrats’ Reflections on Public Policy

Week 1 Day 2

Ms Urvashi Prasad
Director, Office of Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog
Topic: Practitioners’ Experiences of Public Policy

Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay
Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI
Topic: Data & Public Policy

Shri Bhartendra Singh Baswan
Former Secretary, Department of Secondary and Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India
Topic: Public Policy Drivers

Week 2 Day 3

Dr A. Amarender Reddy
Principal Scientist (Agricultural Economics), ICAR-Central Research Institute for Dryland Agriculture, Hyderabad
Topic: Agriculture, Rural & Economic Policy

Mr V. Ramkrishnan
Managing Director, Organisation Development, Singapore
Topic: Enhancing Productivity & EoDB

Dr Munawer Khwaja
Fiscal Economist, Former Technical Advisor, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund, USA
Topic: Relevance of Tax Policy for the Achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Week 2 Day 4

Prof Jandhyala B. G. Tilak
ICSSR National Fellow; Distinguished Professor, Council for Social Development, New Delhi; Former Professor & Vice-Chancellor, National University of Educational Planning and Administration
Topic: Education & Public Policy

Mr T K Arun
Senior Journalist and Columnist
Topic: Political Economy & Public Policy in India

Week 3 Day 5

Dr Amar Jesani
Independent Researcher and Teacher (Bioethics and Public Health); Editor, Indian Journal of Medical Ethics
Topic: Health & Public Policy

Prof Rafiq Dossani
Director, RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy; Senior Economist; Professor of Policy Analysis, Pardee RAND Graduate School, RAND Corporation, USA
Topic: Climate Change Mitigation & Role of the USA & China

Week 3 Day 6

Ms Ingrid Srinath
Philanthropy Expert; Former & Founding Director, Centre for Social Impact and Philanthropy (CSIP), Ashoka University
Topic: Philanthropy & Public Policy

Mr Sandeep Chachra
Executive Director, ActionAid Association, India and Ex Co-Chair, World Urban Campaign, UN-HABITAT; Advisor, IMPRI
Topic: Social Security & Public Policy

Prof Vibhuti Patel
Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI; Former Prof, TISS, Mumbai

Topic: Gender & Public Policy

Week 4 Day 7

Mr Manoj Misra
Former Indian Forest Service; Yamuna Jiye Abhiyaan
Topic: Environment & Public Policy

Mr Tikender Singh Panwar
Former Deputy Mayor, Shimla; Senior Fellow, IMPRI
Topic: Cities, Local Governance & Public Policy

Mr Yash Agarwal​​
Fo​under​, ​Public Policy India
Topic: ​Early Careers in Public Policy

Week 4 Day 8

Ambassador Shashank
​Former Foreign Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India
Topic: India’s Foreign Policy

Mr Himanshu Shekhar
Senior Editor (Political & Current Affairs), New Delhi Television Ltd. (NDTV India)
Topic: Media & Public Policy

Dr Simi Mehta, CEO and Editorial Director, IMPRI, New Delhi
Dr Arjun Kumar, Director, IMPRI

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03/03/2023 @ 06:00 PM to
25/03/2023 @ 08:00 PM

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