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  • Pranay Kotasthane featured in NIT Surathkal's alumni newsletter on his career in public policy

    In a section on "alumni speaks" Pranay talks about his career as an engineer, his efforts with his education non profit startup Sparsh...

  • Nitin Pai quoted in the South China Morning Post on Narendra Modi's Sri Lanka visit

    The piece looks at what all the Indian Prime Minister will have to discuss in Sri Lanka, outside of China's influence in the...

  • The Filter Coffee | A chip in every militant

    Pakistan’s novel idea for dealing with terrorism. In an interview with BBC Urdu, the Interior Minister of Pakistan’s Punjab province Col (r) Shuja Khanzada offered the following when questioned on what was being done to counter the terrorist groups active in his province: The government has increased its monitoring of those militant and sectarian groups [...]

  • First weekend workshop held for the tenth cohort of GCPP

    Takshashila hosted the first weekend workshop in Bangalore for students from the tenth cohort of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy course between 6th and...

  • Sumpolites | Starring Equality

    The fight for gender equality in India has moved beyond issue based protests to changing policies and laws that perpetuate discrimination. See the documentary, but understand that the documentary is not a reflection of the movement for greater equality India’s Daughter, by Leslee Udwin is a documentary on rape and gender equality in India, centered […]

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Welcome to Takshashila

We are an independent, non-partisan and networked institution of public policy. We are engaged in policy research and advocacy and are pioneers in policy education in India.

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Pavan Srinath - Head, Policy Research

Pavan started his career in public policy four years ago by working on urban policy, migration and climate change adaptation at Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore. Pavan joined Takshashila after a brief stint at Arghyam, Bangalore where he worked on urban water and sanitation, including groundwater. Coming from an academic background in the biosciences from the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras, Pavan trained in public policy at Takshashila.

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