Date: 11th May 2019
Venue: Constitution Club of India, New Delhi
This May, the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP) organised two events; a workshop on 'Measuring Public Policy Effectiveness at State-level in India' and a panel discussion on ''Public Policy Careers in the Corporate Sector'.
On 11th May, the workshop on 'Measuring Public Policy Effectiveness at State-level in India was conducted by Professor. Rajeev Malhotra, Development Economist and Former civil servant. Engaging 58 participants, the workshop discussed methods to assess policy effectiveness like the efficiency of resource use, desirability of outputs, outcome and impact of public action, inclusive sharing of intended benefits, and sustainability of processes and outcomes.
Professor Malhotra used case studies, evidence-based research and real-life experiences to communicate tools for policy analysis and engage our audience in vibrant dialogue and debate.
On 25th May, a panel discussion on the 'Public Policy Careers in Corporate Sector' was organised. With an audience of 92, the panel addressed key questions such as the state of public policy making in India and the role of the corporate sector, the need for policy experts in the corporate sector in India, the future of policy making in the corporate sector, careers for graduates in policy making, and talents and skills expected, among others.
Our panel included expert industry practitioners like Arun Bhagat, President,Corporate Affairs & Advocacy, GMR; Mandar Kagade, Head, Public Policy and Outreach, RupeePower; Vineeta Hariharan, Senior Leader, Government Relations and Public Policy, World Bank; Ashish Aggarwal, Senior Director and Head, Public Policy, NASSCOM and Rajesh Chakrabarti, Dean, Jindal Global Business School.
The event concluded with a highly interactive Q&A session with the audience