Schedule – Policy in Action, Hyderabad 2018

Program sessions will be held at the vibrant T-Hub in Gachibowli. Meet-ups on 25th Feb and 11th Mar will be held at iKeva in Hitec City. Participants 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 founders. You can view their profile here.

 

Date & Time Theme Sessions
17th Feb

(Saturday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: T-Hub

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

18th Feb

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: T-Hub

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

25th Feb

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: iKeva

Meet-Up Session 8:

1. Behavioural Economics

 

Session 9:

1. Teams discuss their project plans with facilitators

4th Mar

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: T-Hub

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

11th Mar

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: iKeva

Meet-Up Session 13:

1. Designing policies for better implementation

 

Session 14:

1. Teams discuss their draft project submissions with the facilitators

24th Mar**

(Saturday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: T-Hub

Careers in Policy & Project Presentations Session 15:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 16:

1. Careers in Public Policy

25th Mar

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: T-Hub

Closing Speaker & Project Presentations Session 17:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 18:

1. External speaker

** In light of Ugadi celebrations, there’ll be no sessions on 18th March.

Program ends