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Addressing the governance gap

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

  • RQ | Reforming Air India (yet again!!)

    Being a PSU, Air India faces a unique set of constraints. In order to maximize its performance, the airline should take the most optimal decisions that satisfy these constraints.  On Monday I had to go to Mumbai on some work and I flew Air India. Normally I prefer to fly either Jet or Indigo, but […]

  • Takshashila's Nitin Pai featured in CIS Cyber Security Series.

    Takshashila's Nitin Pai featured in CIS Centre for (Internet and Society) Cyber Security Series. CIS interviews Nitin Pai, policy analyst, as part of the...

  • Discussion Document - Fiscal Consolidation is the Key to Economic Growth

    This Discussion Document provides directions for the 2014 and future budgets focussing on the budget-making processes, subsidies, fiscal dominance of monetary policy, inflation expectations, bank ownership and fiscal consolidation.

  • Takshashila's Nitin Pai featured in Deutsche Welle

    Takshashila's Nitin Pai featured in Deutsche Welle (Greek) in a piece on revolutions and social change through Twitter. Revolutions and social change through...

  • RQ | Which political party to vote for/support/join

    If you have any doubts on which political party to join (as a member) or simply vote for, fear not, for there is now a mathematical formula to help you. It’s rather simply, and is given by . Yes, that is it. Notice the dot – however. This is essentially the inner (dot) product of […]

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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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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