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Addressing the governance gap

Working part-time or full-time, Takshashila fellows, scholars and interns conduct research into emerging issues.

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  • Why the IPL 2017 auction was a conservative affair

    The eight teams together spent less than two-thirds of their total available budget in the IPL auction, with five of the eight teams buying fewer players than required

  • Escaping the middle-income trap 

    Nations are often ‘trapped’ in the middle-income category because of excessive dependence on a resource economy or inadequate innovation, reform, competitiveness

  • Escaping the middle-income trap 

    Nations are often ‘trapped’ in the middle-income category because of excessive dependence on a resource economy or inadequate innovation, reform, competitiveness

  • Economic priorities in a protectionist world

    India needs to focus more on itself and use the opportunity to restructure and reform even as the world regards India as a (relative) beacon of hope

  • The games people play

    While AWBI and Peta believe that Jallikutta should be banned on account of alleged cruelty to bulls, others say it is a tradition that should survive for a variety of reasons

Welcome to Takshashila

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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Nandan Nilekani

As cities become engines of creativity and innovation, a logical extension of that is think tanks that reflect the energy, culture and profile of the city. Takshashila is one such which is young, vibrant and full of new ideas, new narratives and new insights reflecting the ethos of Bengaluru."



Times of India, August 30, 2015.