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Public Policy Immersive 2020

Exploring Concepts and Careers in Public Policy

Do you see a gap between the world we live in and the world as it should be? You know you have the appetite, but does your current job make you capable for public action? Do you really want to explore what it means to become a Policy Analyst?

This immersive will walk you through concepts and careers that together make what it takes to think and do policy work. Faculty and Alumni from Azim Premji University will give you an insider's perspective behind problem solving, legal reasoning, impact measurement, and critical writing. After the immersive you will be able to decide if you are ready to take the plunge into Public Policy.

Who should attend :
This workshop is ideal for candidates with 3+ years of work experience and would like to explore careers in public policy.

Date: Saturday January 4, 2020

Time: 9am - 5:30pm

Venue: Wipro Learning Centre, Wipro Corporate Office, Doddakannelli, Sarjapur Road, Bengaluru – 560035.

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  • Please apply early as seats are limited. Apply before 25th Dec 2019.
  • Confirmed participants will have to pay Rs.500/- as the attendee fee

Click here to register for the Public Policy immersive.


I: Exploring Concepts

Time Topic Resource Person
9:00 – 9:15 am Introduction to Public Policy and Governance Sitharamam Kakarala
9:15 – 10: 00 am What is a Public Policy Problem and How to Solve it? Srikrishna Ayyangar
Sham Kashyap
10:00 – 10:15 am Tea Break
10:15 – 11:00 am Our Constitution: Why does it matter? Kanika Gauba
Devyani Kacker
11:00 – 11:45 am Our Society: Looking at Public Policy from Below Malini Bhattacharjee
Abhayraj Naik
11:45 – 12:45 pm Our City Our Village: How can we arrive at solutions
to make it livable?
Narayan A.
Champaka Rajagopal
12:45 – 1:30 pm Lunch

II: Exploring Careers

Time Topic Resource Person
1:30 – 2:15 pm How to measure social change and its impact? Siddharth Swaminathan
Sunayana Ganguly
2:15 – 3:15 pm Where are the careers in Public Policy?
(Interaction with Alumni)
Rohan Raj (ID Insight) | Rathan S (EPIC India)
Vaishnavi Rathore (The Bastion)
Khyathi Menezes (Government of Maharashtra)
Neeraj Grover (Moderator)
3:15 – 3:30 pm Tea Break
3:30 – 4:30 pm Is it worth quitting a job to study MPG and then get back? Narendra Pai (Prayas)
Sruthi Kutty(Government of Andhra Pradesh)
Anshuman (Moderator)
4:30 – 5:30 pm Open House Rajagopal Veetil
Sitharamam Kakarala
Narayan A

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