Takshashila hosted the first weekend workshop for students from the fifth intake of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy course. The workshop took place at the foot of the Nandi hills on the outskirts of Bangalore city.
Lecturers at the workshop included Professor Mukul Asher, P Manivannan (IAS), journalist Praveen Swami, Colonel Kamal Kapoor (retd), Aruna Urs, Krupakar Manukonda and Pavan Srinath. Over twenty five students apart from other guests and alumni attended the workshop. The workshop was the first of two contact sessions that form an offline complement to the largely online certificate course offered by the Takshashila Institution. The course runs for a period of 12 weeks and is suited for active students and working professionals and those of various backgrounds.