Schedule – Policy in Action, Mumbai 2018

Program sessions will be held at the vibrant Rise, Mumbai housed on the 19th floor of the Peninsula Business Park in Lower Parel. Team meet-ups on 7th Oct and 21st Oct will also be held at Rise. 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
29th Sept

(Saturday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: Rise, Mumbai

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

30th Sept

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: Rise, Mumbai

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

7th Oct

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Rise, Mumbai

Meet-Up Session 8:

1. Behavioural Economics

 

Session 9:

1. Teams discuss their project plans with facilitators

14th Oct

(Sunday)

10AM – 5PM

Venue: Rise, Mumbai

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

21st Oct

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Rise, Mumbai

Meet-Up Session 13:

1. Designing policies for better implementation

 

Session 14:

1. Teams discuss their draft project submissions with the facilitators

27th Oct

(Saturday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Rise, Mumbai

Careers in Policy & Project Presentations Session 15:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 16:

1. Careers in Public Policy

28th Oct

(Sunday)

2PM – 6:30PM

Venue: Rise, Mumbai

Closing Speaker & Project Presentations Session 17:

1. Project Presentations and feedback

 

Session 18:

1. External speaker