Pranay Kotasthane heads research at the Takshashila Institution.
Pranay started his career as a policy analyst focusing on geopolitics at the Takshashila Institution in March 2014. His research interests focus on geostrategy, geopolitics of the Indian subcontinent, and public economics.
Pranay is currently working on the New World Order project, the Intelligence Reform project, and State Finances in India. He also tracks India’s foreign policy equations with Afghanistan and Pakistan.
He also co-hosts Puliyabaazi – a Hindi podcast on policy, technology, and society. He also writes a monthly column on Indian foreign policy for Rajasthan Patrika.
At the policy school, Pranay teaches Fundamentals of Public Policy, Strategic Studies, and Fundamentals of Public Finance.
Pranay graduated from the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal with a B.Tech. degree in Electronics and Communication. Thereafter, he had a stint of seven years with two Fortune 500 companies working on design of integrated chips for mobile processors.
To contact Pranay, please drop a note on the Contact Us page, or reach him directly on Twitter.
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Why the south-vs-north debate is a flawed way to analyse the 15th finance commission formula (The Print, 26 March 2018)
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Book review: A National Security Primer (The Business Standard, 16 November 2018)
Distance from Delhi: Essays on Geopolitics, Economics, and Public Policy
Takshashila Book Lounge on Technology and International Relations
Takshashila Book Lounge on The Spy Chronicles
CS3: Introduction to Policy Analysis
CP1: Introduction to Policy Analysis
PP221: Fundamentals of Public Policy
A brave new world order (The Pragati Podcast)
The Two Pakistans (The Seen and the Unseen)
Why We Must Intervene in the Maldives (The Seen and the Unseen)
मिलिट्री–जिहादी कॉम्प्लेक्स: पाकिस्तान का दूसरा चेहरा (Puliyabaazi)
आज़ाद भारत का रिपोर्ट कार्ड (Puliyabaazi)