Takshashila’s GCPP alumna Anagha Paranjape Purohit, featured in DNA as one of the six women leaders in Pune who have made a mark in their respective fields. Anagha was a student in the third batch of Takshashila’s Graduate Certificate in Public Policy.
The Iron Women of Pune
“An architect by profession Anagha Paranjape Purohit has been passionate about cities, their complexity, and hustle-bustle.”
“Currently, it is seen that there are fewer women who are in politics, particularly if they are not daughters or wives of known political names. Purohit considers this as a benefit for her rather than a drawback as people look at her with a clean slate. “ I have been taking lessons in Public Policy making. I feel this is an essential component for all elected leaders . I don’t think, our local politics is even thinking about these issues, but I feel that unless we bring this into politics, we may be losing out on the ability of our elected leaders to actually make good public policy.”
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