The Takshashila Institution successfully began the first phase of the Bangalore Fellows Programme, at their office in Ulsoor, Bangalore.
The Bangalore Fellows Programme is an initiative by Takshashila which endeavours to bring the most talented scholars and intellectuals to Bangalore for public talks, private conclaves and research interactions.
As part of the first phase of the programme, Takshashila hosted Happymon Jacob, Associate Professor of Disarmament Studies at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Mr. Jacob also teaches courses on Nuclear Disarmament and National Security & International Relations. A regular columnist with the Srinagar-based Greater Kashmir daily, Jacob is also a prominent Op-Ed Contributor to The Hindu.