About Apurva Kumar

Programme Manager

Apurva manages the Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy (PGP) at The Takshashila Institution.

He has over 7 years of experience in IT & social development sector. He was instrumental in starting the primary healthcare programme with the Government of Rajasthan while working with Biocon Foundation. He anchored the flagship digital health programme of the foundation called eLAJ in Karnataka and Rajasthan.

He anchored a leadership development program, for senior leaders in not-for-profit sector, at IIM Bangalore while working with Phicus Social Solutions (a section-8 company). He was also part of the research team where he got opportunities to do impact evaluation of development programmes across several domains- health, education, skilling, disability & rural development.

Apurva completed his masters from Azim Premji University, Bangalore. He blogs about public health at Pubheal.