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

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  • RQ | Understanding the by-election results

    Kindly note that this post falls under the category of “political gossip” and not under the category of “policy analysis” that this blog is mostly filled with So the BJP has got trounced in the by elections that were counted yesterday. People have been quick to call this a referendum on Modi’s government and are […]

  • Takshashila alumni Pavan Srinath and Saurabh Chandra featured in Bangalore Mirror

    Takshashila alumni Pavan Srinath and Saurabh Chandra featured in the Bangalore Mirror for setting up the Citizen Weather Network initiative to track the city's microclimate. "Srinath...

  • Sixth Gomtibai Govindji Prize Awarded to Nachiket Kulkarni

    The Takshashila Institution awards the Gomtibai Govindji Prize to Nachiket Kulkarni for distinction in the study of public policy. The Gomtibai Govindji Prize...

  • The Broad Mind | Digital Odisha

    By Aditya Dash Accesibility of knowledge is the great equaliser in society. You can read this because you know how to read English. Imagine the internet content available for people who cannot read English? What if you can only read Oriya? The scope for accessing the vast ocean of knowledge on the internet is severely […]

  • RQ | Letter and spirit

    The board says “throwing garbage near the post box is prohibited” so people have come up with a rather ingenious solution – throwing garbage away from the postbox.

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Welcome to Takshashila

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Prof Mukul Asher - Councillor

Takshashila contributes to substantially improving the quality and breadth of public policy debates in India.

Greater proficiency in economic reasoning is critical for rising India to improve governance and enlarge its geo-strategic imprint. Accessible public policy education and high quality research are primary instruments for the emergence of competent community of public policy professionals in India.

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