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15 May 2020
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Admissions Open | CCS MOOC on Education Policy । Apply Now

CCS MOOC on Education Policy

Admissions are now open for the 5th batch of the hugely successful Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Education in India - Ideas | Policies | Alternatives.

With more than 700 happy learners over 4 batches, CCS's MOOC on Education Policy is the best and only introductory course on India's education policy landscape.

Since you're probably stuck at home and practising social distancing, why not take this opportunity to become a part of CCS' MOOC graduating class of 2020?

Applications Closing: 31st May, 2020


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Applications Open | epolicy for Young Leaders | Register now!

epolicy for Young Leaders

What is the ideal role of government in society? What is a public good? How come markets work in certain circumstances, but not in others? Why are some laws difficult to implement? How can India become a developed country?

We are back with the third edition of epolicy for Young Leaders; a two-day online certificate course introducing students and young professionals to public policy.

Our aim is to provide you with a first look at public policy, with expert interaction and an opportunity to network with the Centre for Civil Society’s alumni base of over 8,000 students and young professionals.

Applications are now open!

We only accept 30 participants in each course so block your seats now!

Applications Closing: 18th May, 2020


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Deepak Lal on Indian Liberal Tradition | Indian Liberals

Deepak Lal on Indian Liberal Tradition

As a part of our Indian Liberals project, Late Deepak Lal, eminent economist and a close friend of CCS, talks about the Indian Liberal Tradition.

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Mariadas Ruthnaswamy: Liberal Educationalist, Statesman and Writer | Spontaneous Order

Mariadas Ruthnaswamy: Liberal Educationalist, Statesman and Writer

Few have had such a varied and distinguished public service spanning a few decades. Ruthnaswamy was a leading educationist and professor of Indian history and politics, liberal thinker, constitutionalist, politician, parliamentarian, erudite orator, editor, administrator, and author. He was founding Vice President of Swatantra Party and represented the party form Madras State in the Upper House (Rajya Sabha) of the Parliament for two terms.

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Panchayat: Less Swaraj, More Raj | Spontaneous Order

Panchayat: Less Swaraj, More Raj

Set in the backdrop of Phulera, a nondescript village in Ballia, Uttar Pradesh, Panchayat is a sharp commentary on the functioning of local governance in India. The storyline follows the travails of Abhishek Mishra, a frustrated lower-middle-class Delhite who reluctantly joins the village as the Panchayat Secretary while aspiring for landing admission in the MBA program. In contrast to the cliched Bollywood productions, Panchayat presents a fairly accurate portrait of a remote Hindi-belt village, with all its quirks and problems.

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