Schedule – Policy in Action, Hyderabad 2019

The Policy in Action Program is scheduled to run from 2nd March to 31st March in Hyderabad. Program sessions and team meet-ups will be held at the vibrant 91springboard in HITEC City. 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
2nd March

(Saturday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: 91springboard, HITEC City

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

3rd March

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: 91springboard, HITEC City

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

10th March

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: 91springboard, HITEC City

Meet-Up Session 8:

1. Designing policies for better implementation

 

Session 9:

1. Teams discuss their project plans with facilitators

17th March

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: 91springboard, HITEC City

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

24th March

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: 91springboard, HITEC City

Meet-Up Session 13:

1. Behavioural Economics

 

Session 14:

1. Teams discuss their draft project submissions with facilitators

30th March

(Saturday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: 91springboard, HITEC City

Careers in Policy & Project Presentations Session 15:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 16:

1. Careers in Public Policy

31st March

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: 91springboard, HITEC City

Closing Speaker & Project Presentations Session 17:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 18:

1. External speaker

Program ends