Schedule – Policy in Action, Delhi 2018

Program sessions will be held at the India International Centre (IIC) on Max Mueller Marg in Delhi. Meet-ups on 19th August and 2nd September will be held at the co-working Workly in Lajpat Nagar in Delhi. 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
11th Aug

(Saturday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: IIC

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

12th Aug

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: IIC

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

19th Aug

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Workly

Meet-Up Session 8:

1. Behavioural Economics

 

Session 9:

1. Teams discuss their project plans with facilitators

25th Aug*

(Saturday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: IIC

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

2nd Sept

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Workly

Meet-Up Session 13:

1. Designing policies for better implementation

 

Session 14:

1. Teams discuss their draft project submissions with the facilitators

8th Sept

(Saturday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: IIC

Careers in Policy & Project Presentations Session 15:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 16:

1. Careers in Public Policy

9th Sept

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: IIC

Closing Speaker & Project Presentations Session 17:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 18:

1. External speaker

*26thAug is Rakhi. While planning your travel, please keep the program schedule in mind.