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Takshashila Working Paper: The Regressive Nature of Central Transfers for Health

By Pranay Kotasthane, Devika Kher, Pavan Srinath, and Aashish Chajjer Download the paper in PDF Financing public health in India is a vital challenge. As a response, the Union government transfers funds to the lower tiers of government, specifically meant...

Takshashila at the International Conference on Public Finance, Patna December 7-8 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...

Devika Kher Quoted in the Hindustan Times

Devika Kher was quoted in an article with the Hindustan Times. Karnataka’s recent announcement of farm loan waivers comes in light of strong unrest among farmers in the country. Many states are reeling under the drought which has necessitated such...

Takshashila Institution Gets Featured on India Today

The Takshashila Institution has been featured in the India Today magazine in an article titled “My Freedom to Introspect.” The feature highlights how India is a beacon of liberal nationalism. It also represents how freedom should reflect in the way...

Pavan Srinath quoted in the Times of India

Pavan Srinath is cited in the Times of India feature titled, “55 lakes in throes of death, 33 are fine, finds study”. The report is based on the findings of a comprehensive study of 200 lakes in Bangalore, which was conducted...

Book: Distance from Delhi—Essays on Geopolitics, Economics and Public Policy

Distance from Delhi: Essays on Geopolitics, Economics and Public Policy by Anupam Manur, Devika Kher, Karthik Shashidhar, Madhav Chandavarkar, Pavan Srinath, Pranay Kotasthane, Priya Ravichandran, Sarah Farooqui, Rohan Joshi, Varun Ramachandra and Saurabh Chandra Edited by Sarah Farooqui Takshashila Institution Press 2015 ISBN: 978-8193197646 Rs. 295 About the book:...

Takshashila conducts a game of Nagara for Residents’ Associations’ Confederation

Takshashila conducted a game of Nagara — The Democracy Game for members of BRACE (Bengaluru Residents’ Associations’ Confederation Ensemble), an initiative of the NBF (Namma Bengaluru Foundation) to enhance the role of citizens in matters of urban governance in Bengaluru. Takshashila’s Pranay Kotasthane,...

First weekend workshop held for the eleventh GCPP cohort

Takshashila hosted the first weekend workshop in New Delhi for students from the elevent cohort of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy course between 3rd and 5th of July, 2015. The workshop took place at India International Centre. Speakers at the workshop included Bharat Karnad, Adm...

First weekend workshop held for the tenth cohort of GCPP

Takshashila hosted the first weekend workshop in Bangalore for students from the tenth cohort of the Graduate Certificate in Public Policy course between 6th and 8th of March, 2015. The workshop took place at TERI. Speakers at the workshop included Aditya Sondhi, Muntasir Mamun,...