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Anupam Manur’s talk on the global economy at Christ University

Anupam Manur, policy analyst at Takshashila Institution, was invited to give a talk to Masters students at Christ University, Bengaluru on 16 September, 2015. The talk was about the cause of Chinese economic slowdown and its impact on the global...

Takshashila hosts a talk by the Tibetan PM Dr. Lobsang Sangay

The Takshashila Institution hosted a discussion with the Prime Minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile Hon. Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay at The Park, Bangalore on 3rd September 2015. The topic of the discussion was “Tibet and geopolitics of Asia”. Dr. Sangay...

Takshashila Institution launches a Centre for Smart City Governance

The Takshashila Institution launched its Centre for Smart City Governance, at a function held at Taj Vivanta, Bangalore on 10th July 2015. The centre was inaugurated by Mr. M.N. Reddi, the Commissioner of Police, Bangalore, Mr. V. Ravichandar, Chairman and Managing...

Executive Programme in Strategic Government Engagement

Takshashila announces a new Executive Programme on Strategic Government Engagement, designed to equip corporate executives with regulatory affairs, public advocacy, decision making in government, compliance, and crisis management. This is a certificate course conducted over 4 weekends in July 2015 and costs Rs....

Nitin Pai’s ideas for Bengaluru covered in Times of India

Nitin Pai argued for turning Bengaluru into a Walker’s Paradise in a feature called “A blueprint for our city” in Times of India, Bengaluru edition, 18th May 2015. Excerpts from Nitin’s opinion piece: A few small steps could go a...

Pavan Srinath and Saurabh Chandra’s Citizen Weather Network featured in The New Indian Express.

Pavan Srinath and Saurabh Chandra’s Citizen Weather Network featured in The New Indian Express. The network is setting up weather stations on home rooftops to gather information that can be shared through their website. “The network is setting up weather stations...

Pavan Srinath quoted in a piece on water pricing

Pavan comments on the hike in BWSSB’S water tariff, and explains how a a small increase in BWSSB tariffs could in fact reduce overall water cost for the city’s residents. Should Bengalureans be grateful for BWSSB’s water rates? “The hike in...

Takshashila and B.PAC start the second batch of civic leadership training in Bangalore

The Takshashila Institution and Bangalore Political Action Committee (B.PAC) started the second batch of B.CLIP: B.PAC Civic Leadership Incubator Programme. B.CLIP aims to create a pool of good civic leaders who will actively engage in ward level management and administration...

Takshashila and MCC launch undergraduate certificate course on public policy

Update: Thanks to overwhelming response from college students outside Mount Carmel College, the classes are being moved from Thursdays to Saturdays between 2.00pm-3.30pm every week. Prospective students are encouraged to walk into the first class on June 21st, 2014 and...

The Takshashila Institution hosts a Public Leadership Camp

The Takshashila Institution hosted a three day Public Leadership Camp for the students of National Public School, Bangalore, from April 14th – April 16th, 2014. The camp included sessions on governance, economic reasoning, economic history of India, importance of numbers in...
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