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Addressing the governance gap

Working part-time or full-time, Takshashila fellows, scholars and interns conduct research into emerging issues.

  • Back to the future

    Bihar will need to attract sufficient modern industry and services in order to provide urban jobs for the vast rural population

  • Oiling India’s reforms

    Strategic petroleum reserves are no panacea, but have both a strong strategic and insurance rationale

  • Nobel lessons for India

    Chest-thumping by politicians when infected children are denied hospital admission is an alarmingly inept response

  • Easy does it

    Modi is right to focus on doing business now. However, his long-term focus should be on improving how business is done

  • Is the Rajya Sabha essential?

    The bicameral nature of the Parliament is likely to be interpreted as a ‘basic structure’ of the Indian Constitution, rendering it incapable of being amended

Welcome to Takshashila

Welcome to Takshashila

We are an independent, non-partisan and networked institution of public policy. We are engaged in policy research and advocacy and are pioneers in policy education in India.

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Nandan Nilekani

As cities become engines of creativity and innovation, a logical extension of that is think tanks that reflect the energy, culture and profile of the city. Takshashila is one such which is young, vibrant and full of new ideas, new narratives and new insights reflecting the ethos of Bengaluru."

Times of India, August 30, 2015.