3-day ‘Public Policy Dialogues: Bridging Research as well as Practice’ starts at ISB
Hyderabad: “Public Policy Dialogues: Bridging Research and Practice’ commenced at the ISB Hyderabad campus on Wednesday. On the first day of this intellectual congregation, eminent academicians and practitioners from the public and private sectors, government, educational institutions, think-tanks, and civil society organisations came together on one platform to generate new visions for policy evolution and development.
The event started with a welcome address by Prof. Ashwini Chhatre, executive director, Bharti Institute of Public Policy. He called the event a unique initiative where people with different voices in the same room came together to express their opinion as equal stakeholders. At the opening Plenary- “Public Policy Design Implementation as well as Analysis”, Prof. Chhatre averred that: The policy world has changed a lot in the last decade because of advances in technology allowing for a more diverse and larger number of stakeholders to be able to voice their opinions, concerns, and oppositions vociferously.
Amarjeet Sinha, former adviser to the Prime Minister, shared his experiences in policy design and issues that are faced in implementing policies on the ground. Highlighting the financial constraints that are faced when policies are being formulated, he discussed the entire policy process, sharing his own experiences of various schemes that he pioneered, such as the Sarv Shiksha Abhiyaan, the PM Awaas Yojana, and many other projects.
Srinivas Katikithala, director, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), threw light on the issue of effective implementation of policies and the importance of capacity building. Quoting examples from his own field experience in Gujarat, he shared information on policy cases with the audience, which has been imbibed into national policies owing to their successful implementation. He emphasised the significance of planning while formulating a policy and identifying the soft spots where policy can make a difference. He talked about Mission Karmayogi and the capacity-building ecosystem at LBSNAA, and the transformational steps undertaken recently
During the inaugural plenary session, Jugal Kishore Mohapatra, former Odisha Chief Secretary, said, “When it concerns plan production as well as executing government systems as well as tasks, there can not be one cookie-cutter design that fits done in a country, like India, which has such varied States, both geographically as well as culturally. What might operate in western States might not operate in northeasternStates Therefore, presenting pilot tasks goes a lengthy method as the circumstance on the ground constantly varies from suitable situations”.
Dr Aarushi Jain, plan supervisor, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, regulated the inaugural session.
Earlier, Navika Kumar, team editor, Times Network, as well as Editor- in-Chief, Times Now Navbharat, establishing the context for the general public plan landscape, stated the media, policymakers, think-tanks, as well as the government need to stroll the course with each other as companions fordevelopment
The occasion will certainly supply a special system to go over several public law developments, problems, as well as difficulties as well as help with cooperations as well as communications in between plan scientists as well as experts.