Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY

Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY
Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY

Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY

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Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY | An Online Spring School Program | A Four-Week Immersive Online Introductory Certificate Training Course | March 2023 | IMPRI#WebPolicyLearning

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

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

Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY

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)
Discounted Fee: For Professionals: INR 4000 | For Students: INR 3000
Additionally, Bulk Discounts 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 warrants, caveats, and numerous facets. Emphasizing the impact of policies on the stakeholders, their 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. This course would benefit students, working professionals, researchers, faculties, journalists, civil society members, activists, lawyers, interested learners, and post-graduate and undergraduate students.

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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Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY
An Online International Spring School Programme
A Four-Week Immersive Online Introductory Certificate Training Course
March 2023 | IMPRI #WebPolicyLearning
Aadi SardesaiN/AThe HDFC SchoolPune
Aaron CAssistant Manager-Strategy & OpsSRM GroupChennai
AasthaResearch AssistantLokniti -CSDSPhD scholar
Aastha JainCommunications AssociateSEWA BharatDelhi
Aayushi DhawanAssociate ManagerQCIDelhi
Abhinandan SethiStudentIIT, MadrasChennai
Abhinav PandeystudentSouth Asian UniversityNew Delhi
Abhishek KumarUrban PlannerIndian National Trust For Art And Cultural Heritage [INTACH]New Delhi
Abhishek Kumar UpadhyayEnvironmental SpecialistIndian National Trust For Art And Cultural Heritage [INTACH]New Delhi
ADITI DASStudentIIT, MadrasChennai
Aishwarya JojoMahatma Gandhi National Fellow – Angul, OdishaIIM BangaloreAngul, Odisha
Ajeet SinghProject Manager- Climate Smart AgricultureEnvironmental Defense FundPatna, Bihar
Alokita JhaProgram OfficerOrganic and Fairtrade Cotton SecretariatNoida
Amit RoyStudentJaypee University of information technologyHimachal Pradesh/Solan
Anita MCData ScientistAccentureNew Delhi
Anusha PintoAssistant Product ManagerWaterScienceBangalore
Anushin RayB.Sc. Environmental Science (Hons)The Maharaja Sayajirao University of BarodaHowrah
Arushi KohliStudentRyan International SchoolNew Delhi
Atma Deep DuttaStudentCentre for Environmental Planning and Technology (CEPT) University, AhmedabadAhmedabad
Avantika SharmaStudentMaharishi Dayanand UniversityDelhi
Bagavanidhi MAdditional Programme CoordinatorKeystone FoundationKotagiri
Bhagavan B RStudentKSOUMysuru
Bhama A BStudentLady Shri Ram College for WomenDelhi
Bhanukiran MadakasiraGeneral ManagerBennett Coleman Company LtdHyderabad
Britikah RPhD (Research Scholar)Jawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew Delhi
Chandrasekhar SubramaniamDirector and PublisherHAPPIEST HEALTH SYSTEMS PVT LTDBangalore
Charu AgrawalResearcher/LecturerBangalore
Denipreet KaurFinal year master’s studentRavenshaw University, CuttackBhubaneswar
Devaraj BalappagariPhD scholarJawaharlal Nehru UniversityDelhi
Dhaval NegandhiProgramme ManagerLiving LandscapesVadodara
Divya JadhavStudentTata Institute of Social SciencesTuljapur
Divya Kohli
Elango StanislausFacultySamvada BadukuBengaluru
Garima PanigrahiStudentIGNOUDelhi
GARIMA SinghEarly PostdocIIT, DelhiDelhi
Gorvi SajnaniStudentAlliance Francaise de DelhiNew Delhi
Ipshita MitraStudentIGNOUNoida
Ishan Krishna KumarStudentPES UniversityBangalore
J Charles AvinashIndependent ConsultantSelfKanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Jeetendra PatelPhD StudentDr Harisingh Gour Central University, Sagar (M.P.)Sagar
Joel StaffordAssociateConsulate General of DenmarkBangalore
Kashif Shuja ShahidiSDE 2AmadeusBangalore
Kavitha NFacultySamvadaBengaluru
Kavitha LakshmanAdminSamvadaBangalore
Kishor Kumar DashTeaching FacultyBalimela College of Science and Technology, Malkangiri, OdishaMalkangiri
Kripakar CA.PartnerSankaran & SundarChennai
Kriti SattiCopywriterSocial PangaGhaziabad
Kritika JoshiInternOrganic and Fairtrade Cotton SecretariatAlmora
Lavina FernandesStudentIIHMRMumbai
Mahek SinghHead of OperationsFreedNew Delhi
Mahima GuptaPhD StudentDMS, IIT DelhiDelhi
Maitreyee ShuklaResearcherIndependentNew Delhi
Maj. Dr Gulshan SharmaDG-ICSIICSI-Int Chamber for Service IndustryChandigarh
Majid Durrani
Manan SinghStudentO.P. Jindal Global UniversityLucknow
Mangesh BaisanePhD ScholarDepartment of Economics Savitribai Phule Pune University PunePune
Mayuresh TripathiStudentRishihood UniversitySonipat
Mohammed Wakif Amin HussainDevelopment ConsultantSelf-employedDergaon, Assam
Munavar AttariManaging DirectorFleishmanHillard IndiaMumbai
Namrah NadeemStudentLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLONDON
Nandeen BhattacharyyaMasters StudentInternational Institute for Population SciencesMumbai
Nandika RohithStudentAshoka UniversityNew Delhi
NeelimaPhD studentJamia Millia IslamiaNew Delhi
Nehul GoyalDistrict Resource PersonFES/TISSNew Delhi
Olivia DullapalliStudentNilHyderabad
Omya JoshiStudentAshoka UniversityNavi Mumbai
Pallavi MishraMahatma Gandhi National FellowIndian Institute of Management, BangaloreBhubaneswar
Poonam AundhekarGrants InternQure.aiPort Blair
Prashanth Goutham RSenior DirectorAppViewXChennai
Prerna JainAssistant Professor (Guest)Shri Ram College of Commerce, DUNew Delhi
Princel RosarioPR ManagerRupeek Fintech Pvt. Ltd.Bangalore
Prithvi DeoreAssociate Regional PlannerSouthern California Association of GovernmentsLos Angeles
Ramakka ChukkiStudentSamvadaBangalore
Ravina RichardsResearch ScholarJamia Millia IslamiaNew Delhi
Reshma JosePhD Research ScholarDelhi UniversityDelhi
Rochak BhardwajHead CSRJK Lakshmi cementSirohi, Rajasthan
Rochana B HebbalLawyerSelf-employedDavangere
Rose GeorgeStudentGokhale Institute of Politics and EconomicsPune
Ruchira DolaiNaNaBangalore
Rudrapati SravaniCounselling PsychologistFreelancerHyderabad
Rupsikha BaruahProject AssociateIIT GandhinagarGandhinagar
Saad KhanGandhi FellowPiramal Foundation of education leadershipRajasthan
Sai Motupali NairStudentManipal Academy of Higher EducationBangalore
Sakuntala DashDistrict CoordinatorActionAid IndiaBalasore
Samruddhi GoleSenior Research AssociateLeadership for EquityKatraj
Saranya PavaralaStudentO.P Jindal Global UniversityNCR of Delhi, India
Satyapal KokkiralaMDGalvanizz Projects Pvt LtdHyderabad
Shaivi SoniSelf EmployedSelf EmployedNoida
Shalu PandeyStudentVikramaditya collegeBhopal, m.p
Shritika MauryaEnvironment Planner and ArchitectIndian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), New DelhiGhaziabad
Shruthi NairInternCentre for Public Policy ResearchBangalore
Shruti RastogiResearch ScholarPanjab UniversityChandigarh
Siddharth VermaStudentAmbedkar UniversityDelhi
Sneha PuskoorSoftware Test EngineerTata Consultancy ServicesHyderabad
Sneha SarrajuNot applicableNot applicableTirupathi
Soumya TiwariResearch ScholarFORE School of ManagementNew Delhi
Sulochana KMResearch ScholarUniversity of MysoreBengaluru
Sumesh DudaniScientific OfficerNatural Heritage Division, INTACHDelhi
Sunanda DasResearch scholarTISSWest Bengal
Sunil Kumar AyyappanAssociate General Manager – ProjectsAdani Vizhinjam Port Private LimitedThiruvananthapuram, Kerala
Tamil Selvi CJob SeekerJIPMERPuducherry
Tanvi AdarshPhD ScholarGautam Buddha UniversityGreater Noida
Vaibhav SrivastavaAssociate- Sustainable DevelopmentREC FoundationNew Delhi
Vanisha PandiaDoctoral StudentMalaviya National Institute of Technology, JaipurJaipur
Vatsala RaghuvanshiStudentUniversity of EdinburghMeerut
Vikrant ChaudharyFounderNoviga TechNagpur
Yamini KhoslaResearch FellowBengal Development CollectiveLudhiana

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