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All Things Policy: Is it Safe to Breathe in India?

 A new report from air technology company IQAir concludes that despite an 11% reduction in PM2.5 levels, India emerged as the world’s third-most polluted country. India’s air quality has serious ramifications for both public health and the economy at...

All Things Policy: Fixing Mumbai’s Air Pollution

 Mumbai, one of the most densely populated cities, is reeling under growing levels of air pollution. Compared to 27 other cities globally, Mumbai bears some of the highest costs as a percentage of the GDP because of air pollution-related...

All Things Policy: The Perils of Stubble Burning

 Stubble burning in the states of Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh contributes to air pollution in North India during the wintertime. Sowmya Nandan talks to Sunila Dixit about the causes behind the stubble burning and the policy actions taken...

Takshashila Conducts Second Weekend Workshop for the GCPP15

Takshashila conducted the second-weekend workshop for the 15th consecutive batch of the Graduate Certificate of Public Policy (GCPP) from 2 December to 4th December 2016 at a resort in Kanakapura. The workshop was conducted as a practical exercise to acquaint...