Schedule – Policy in Action, Delhi 2017

Program sessions will be held in the serene surroundings of Anandgram located along the Mehrauli Gurgaon Road in Delhi, near the Arjan garh metro station. Team meet-ups on 20th Aug and 3rd Sept will be held at OneCoWork in Connaught Place. Participants will be divided into teams on the first weekend and tasked to work on specific projects. Team 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 founders. You can view their profile here.

 

Date & Time Theme Sessions
12th Aug

(Saturday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: Anandgram

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

1. Introductions

2. The policy making apparatus in India

3. 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. Interaction with a lawmaker

13th Aug

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: Anandgram

Policy Analysis/ Advocacy Session 4:

1. Advocating for a cause/ developing effective campaigns

 

Session 5:

1. Introduction to live projects

2. Allocation of teams

 

Session 6:

1. Structured approach to deconstructing problems

2. Economic foundations of policy

 

Session 7:

1. Writing effective briefs for policymakers

20th Aug

(Sunday)

3PM – 7PM

Venue: OneCoWork

Project Plan Submission & Team Meet-Up Teams discuss their project plans with facilitators
27th Aug

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: Anandgram

The Power of Data and Effective Communication Session 8:

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

 

Session 9:

1. Building a powerful public narrative

2. Using Social Media for change

3rd Sept

(Sunday)

3PM – 7PM

Venue: OneCoWork

Brief Submission & Team Meet-Up Teams submit their briefs. Each brief is assessed for analytical rigour, writing style and presentation.
9th Sept

(Saturday)

2PM – 6PM

Venue: Anandgram

Careers in Policy & Project Presentations Session 10:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 11:

1. Careers in Public Policy

10th Sept

(Sunday)

2PM – 6PM

Venue: Anandgram

Closing Speaker & Project Presentations Session 12:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 13:

1. Closing speaker

Program ends