Category Public Policies, Programs and Schemes

Skills for a Career in Public Policy – I

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. On the first day our second speaker, Mr Yash Agrawal, Founder, Public Policy India (PPI) & Proficy, New Delhi continued the discussion by talking about how we can understand the world of Public Policy in India and what career opportunities are present to us.

What Does Reimagined Public Policy Education in India Imply for Career Paths and Prospects?

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. On the first day our first speaker, Prof Mukul Asher, former Professor Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore; Visiting Distinguished Professor, IMPRI opened the discussion by talking about what a reimagined Public Policy education in India implies for career paths and Prospects.
Evolving Global Trade Architecture and Return of Industrial Policy.

Evolving Global Trade Architecture and Return of Industrial Policy

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). 
Citizen Centric Public Policy Formation

Citizen Centric Public Policy Formation

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.

Media and Public Policy

Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY is An Online Spring School Program, A Four-Week Immersive Online Introductory Certificate Training Course conducted in March 2023. Himanshu Shekhar began his insightful session on 'Media and Public Policy'. He commenced the discussion on 'Media and Public Policy' by emphasising the importance of reshaping public policy frameworks. He underscored how it is crucial for the media to spotlight the necessary changes to enhance India's resilience and expedite its recovery from crises like the Covid-19 pandemic. 

India’s Foreign Policy

Fundamentals of PUBLIC POLICY is An Online Spring School Program, A Four-Week Immersive Online Introductory Certificate Training Course conducted in March 2023. Ambassador Shashank began his insightful session on 'India's Foreign Policy' by emphasizing the critical importance of public awareness regarding global affairs. He underscored the need for individuals to understand the broader international environment and its implications for India and the wider Asian region. Ambassador Shashank went on to discuss the historical context of India's foreign policy and its evolution over the years. 

Early Careers in​ Public Policy

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.