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  • Dec 10, 2018
    Pranay Kotasthane presented a paper titled The regressive nature of central transfers on health at the International Conference on Public Finance: Theory, Practice, and Challenges organised by the Asian Development Research Institute (ADRI) in Patna on December 7th, 2018. The paper that Pranay presented was a part of Takshashila’s ongoing economic policy research on public health expenditures. […]
  • Dec 6, 2018
    The Takshashila Institution, along with Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy released a discussion document titled, “A Framework for Countering Mobilised Violence” at Takshashila Institution’s office on December 5, 2018. Uday Holla, Advocate General of Karnataka gave the keynote, explaining the need for a new framework to create sufficient laws to tackle the issue of mobilised […]
  • Dec 3, 2018
    The Takshashila Institution conducted the second contact workshop for the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Studies (GCSS) programme from 30 November to 02 December 2018 at Discovery Village, Nandi Hills. The workshop comprised three days of intense experiential learning delivered through Exercise Amrut, Takshashila’s crisis simulation game.
  • Nov 29, 2018
    Nidhi Gupta, the Associate Dean of Takshashila’s policy school, gave a TEDx talk at NIT Trichy on August 11. She talked about an eight-fold path to transforming India and how each one of us can enable ourselves to participate in this journey. The steps zoomed out from working on oneself to bringing about change in […]
  • Nov 16, 2018
    Takshashila Institution's Anupam Manur (left in picture) moderated a session on "Digitisation as a tool for financial inclusion" at the 25th World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) World Congress held in Delhi on the 15th of November, 2018.
  • Oct 29, 2018
    The Takshashila Institution conducted a first of its kind combined workshop for its graduate studies programmes– Graduate Certificate in Public Policy (GCPP) as well as Graduate Studies in Strategic Studies (GCSS). The workshop was conducted at the Takshashila office in Bangalore between 26th and 28th October 2018. The workshop witnessed participation from over 70 students […]
  • Oct 1, 2018
    The Takshashila Institution released a new report “China’s Quest for AI Leadership: Prospects and Challenges” during the first Technology Horizons Group roundtable held at their offices on 1 October 2018. The Technology Horizons Group is a new initiative by Takshashila to bring together key stakeholders to discuss issues in the technology and public policy sphere. […]
  • Aug 17, 2018
    The Takshashila Institution conducted the second contact workshop for the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Studies (GCSS) programme from 10 to 12 August 2018 at Discovery Village, Nandi Hills. The workshop comprised three days of intense experiential learning delivered through Exercise Amrut, Takshashila’s crisis simulation game. Designed to hone skills such as crisis management, negotiating and […]
  • Jul 11, 2018
    The second edition of Takshashila’s Graduate Certificate in Strategic Studies conducted its workshop from 06 to 08 July 2018, at India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi. The workshop comprised three days of intensive experiential learning delivered through lectures by programme faculty and eminent guests. Over 20 participants attended sessions on various topics including the contemporary […]
  • Jun 27, 2018
    Takshashila conducted the book launch of Lt Gen Prakash Menon’s The Strategy Trap: India And Pakistan Under The Nuclear Shadow at their offices on 24 June 2018, 6 pm. The Strategy Trap is a thoughtful book that looks at the nature of war in nuclearised conditions and addresses the crucial challenges of India’s military strategy against another […]
  • May 7, 2018
    Takshashila hosted former Indian Ambassador C V Ranganathan at their offices on 4 May 2018. In a candid conversation over lunch, the Ambassador discussed takeaways from the recent Wuhan summit and its influence on Sino-Indian relations. Other topics of conversation included China’s role in the Indian subcontinent, China’s perception of India and possible avenues for India to […]
  • Apr 24, 2018
    The Takshashila Institution conducted the 2018 Convocation for students across its educational programmes on the 22 April 2018, at the St Joseph Institute of Management, Primrose Road, Bengaluru. Biocon founder, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw was the Presiding Officer and the Australian High Commissioner to India Harindar Sidhu was the Guest of Honour at the convocation. The […]
  • Apr 23, 2018
    Takshashila conducted the second contact workshop of the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Studies (GCSS) from 20 to 22 April 2018, at Discovery Village, Nandi Hills. The workshop comprised three days of intense experiential learning delivered through Exercise Amrut, Takshashila’s crisis simulation game. Designed to hone skills like crisis management, negotiating, leadership and decision-making, Exercise Amrut is a unique […]
  • Apr 15, 2018
    Takshashila hosted Sebastien Hug, the CEO of Swissnex India, at their offices on 13 April 2018. Swissnex India is an initiative of Swiss government to facilitate exchanges between the two countries in the areas of science, education, art and innovation. Sebastien spoke extensively about Switzerland’s foreign policy, their engagement with India and the rest of […]
  • Apr 12, 2018
    Takshashila hosted Mr. Srijith Nair, Product Owner at Booking.com, at their offices on 11 April 2018. Srijith has also worked as a former Fellow on Cybersecurity Studies at Takshashila in the past. Srijith spoke extensively on various matters related to cyberstrategy. He also covered matters of cyber strategy, with an emphasis on the different kinds […]
  • Mar 25, 2018
    Takshashila conducted the book launch of Alyssa Ayres’ Our Time Has Come – How India is Making its Place in the World on 21 March 2018, at Communiti, Bangalore. About the Book A rising India wants a seat at the table of global powers, and is ready to set tis own terms on everything from […]
  • Mar 20, 2018
    Takshashila conducted the first contact workshop of the Graduate Certificate in Strategic Studies from 16 to 18 March, 2018, at India International Centre (IIC), New Delhi. The workshop comprised three days of intensive experiential learning delivered through lectures by course faculty and eminent guests. Over 30 participants attended sessions on various topics including the contemporary […]
  • Mar 16, 2018
    Takshashila successfully concluded the third Cogitatum on Unpacking the Budget in February 2018. The discussants were awarded certificates for their participation. Cogitatum is an four-week online discussion on a specific policy issue that is in the news cycle. The previous Cogitatum programmes were on Understanding Xi Jinping’s China: An Indian Perspective and Understanding Rohingya Crisis […]
  • Mar 15, 2018
    Takshashila hosted the Consul General of Israel, Dana Kursh, and Deborah Housen-Couriel, Research Associate and Adjunct Professor, ICT, IDC Herzliya and Fellow, Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC), Tel Aviv University, at their offices on 14 March 2018. Professor Hounsen-Couriel spoke extensively about data privacy, protection, and the need to craft a strong regulation around it. She […]

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