NEW DELHI: Indian School of Public Policy was inaugurated earlier this week in the national capital with the intent to equip policy leaders with knowledge, skills, wisdom and ethics, reported news agency UNI.
The chairperson of the Fifteenth Finance Commission of India, NK Singh gave the inaugural address at the launch. Other than Singh, public intellectual and author Gurcharan Das flagged off the launch by giving a keynote address.
The institute — aimed at the design and management of the country's institution and rules that govern the society — was launched by former-policy makers, industry leaders and eminent academicians on Tuesday.
The institute will provide one-year Master's equivalent program, which will impart lessons in the design of theory, perspectives and best-practices of public policy from around the world.
The program will also equip the students with technical, managerial and leadership skills.
The first batch of the institute will commence from August next year.