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#CuratedConversations | July 2023


 On the 17th of June, Arjun Krishnan, Nimai Mehta, and Diya Uday participated in a panel discussion at the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP), New Delhi to prived comprehensive view of the current state of land laws across 20 Indian states. Prashant Narang moderated the discussion while discussants Namita Wahi, Anirudh Burman, and B.K. Agarwal provided valuable feedback on their work. 




“From Sidewalks to Center Stage”

The consultation identified key challenges faced by street performers in Delhi and explored ways to enhance the vibrancy of public spaces through street performances. By fostering dialogue between varied representatives, promoting collaboration, and identifying practical solutions, we aspire to create an enabling environment that empowers street buskers and performers, preserves cultural heritage, and nurtures the vibrant spirit of street performance in Delhi.

Policy Training


Use of Statistics in Public Policy

The Policy Training and Outreach Department organized Online Certificate Masterclass on ‘Use of Statistics in Public Policy’ on 18th June 2023 to provide a preliminary understanding of key concepts in statistics relevant to public policy research. The masterclass moderated by Dr Srinivasan Iyengar, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Research India had participants from various fields with a engaging cohort.

Science & Technology


Policy Championship on Contemporary Issues of Science & Technology

We are conducting the ‘PRISM Policy Championship’: a three-stage national-level competition on Science & Technology Policy for undergraduate students across India. The competition consists of preliminary (stage 1), regional (stage 2) and national-level (stage 3) rounds where students participate in teams of 2 or 3. The rewards include a prize pool of INR 60,000, ePolicy course for finalists, goodies and certificates!

Indian Liberals


Minoo Masani Liberal Fellowship

We have selected our Indian Liberal Fellows for 2023– Ms Avanti Lele (Ph.D. Candidate, English Literature, University of Lancaster) and Mr CH Prashanth (MA Student, International Relations and Politics, Central University of Kerala) for a duration of 3 months, starting July 2023. The Fellows will contribute in the form of well-researched articles on the Indian Liberal tradition, work on sourcing archival content for the website, and work as part of the Indian Liberals project.

Spontaneous Order


Solving India’s Solid Waste Management Problem: Undoing the Legacy of Waste

In our latest Spontaneous Order feature, Anmol Rattan Singh and Sehaj Singh discuss the problems with India’s Solid Waste Management and propose solutions like measurement indicators for solid waste, shift from linear to circular approach, and waste segregation guidelines.


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30 July 2023 Policy Championship on Contemporary Issues of Science & Technology Register Here
05 August 2023 Online Workshop on Fundraising and Grant Management Register Here

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