Schedule – Policy in Action, Delhi 2019

The Policy in Action Program is scheduled to run from 10th August to 8th September in Delhi. Program sessions will be held at IIC Annexe near Lodhi Gardens and team meet-ups at Workly in Lajpat Nagar. 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
10th August

(Saturday)

9:30AM – 5PM

Venue: IIC

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

1. The policymaking 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 policymaker

11th August

(Sunday)

9:30AM – 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

18th August

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Workly

Meet-up Session 8:

1. Designing policies for better implementation

 

Session 9:

1. Teams discuss their project plans with facilitators

25th August

(Sunday)

9:30AM – 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

1st September

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Workly

Meet-up Session 13:

1. Behavioural economics

 

Session 14:

1. Teams discuss their draft project submissions with facilitators

7th September

(Saturday)

11AM – 5:00PM

Venue: IIC

Careers in policy & project presentations Session 15:

1. Project presentations and feedback

 

Session 16:

1. Careers in public policy

8th September

(Sunday)

11AM – 5:00PM

Venue: IIC

Closing speaker & project presentations Session 17:

1. Project presentations and feedback

 

Session 18:

1. External speaker

Program ends