Schedule – Policy in Action, Bengaluru 2019

The Policy in Action Program is scheduled to run from 19th January to 17th February in Bengaluru. Program sessions will be held at the TERI Auditorium in Domlur and team meet-ups will be held at the 91springboard Coworking in Koramangala. Fellows will be divided into teams on the first weekend and tasked to work on specific projects. Meet-ups will serve as regular check-ins with facilitators for guidance on direction and pace. Teams can also meet as and when required apart from the meet-ups marked in the given schedule.

The sessions will be facilitated by the YLAC team, including the founders. You can view their profile here.

 

Date & Time Theme Sessions
19th Jan

(Saturday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: TERI, Domlur

India’s governance structure/ Engaging with lawmakers Session 1:

1. The policy making apparatus in India

2. India’s federalism – design and implications

 

Session 2:

1. The Indian Parliament

2. How a Bill becomes a Law

3. Engaging with the lawmaking process

 

Session 3:

1. Introduction to live projects

2. Allocation of teams

 

Session 4:

1. Interaction with a lawmaker

20th Jan

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: TERI, Domlur

Policy Analysis/ Advocacy Session 5:

1. Structured approach to deconstructing problems

2. Economic foundations of policy

 

Session 6:

1. Advocating for a cause/ developing effective campaigns

 

Session 7:

1. Writing effective briefs for policymakers

27th Jan

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: 91springboard, Koramangala

Meet-Up Session 8:

1. Designing policies for better implementation

 

Session 9:

1. Teams discuss their project plans with facilitators

3rd Feb

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: TERI, Domlur

The Power of Data and Effective Communication Session 10:

1. Using evidence/ data to design policy and get traction

 

Session 11:

1. Building a powerful public narrative

2. Championing a cause

 

Session 12:

1. External speaker

10th Feb

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: 91springboard, Koramangala

Meet-Up Session 13:

1. Behavioural Economics

 

Session 14:

1. Teams discuss their draft project submissions with facilitators

16th Feb

(Saturday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: TERI, Domlur

Careers in Policy & Project Presentations Session 15:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 16:

1. Careers in Public Policy

17th Feb

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: TERI, Domlur

Closing Speaker & Project Presentations Session 17:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 18:

1. External speaker

Program ends