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  • Book: The Economics of Derivatives

    The Economics of Derivatives by TV Somanathan and V Anantha Nageswaran Cambridge University Press 2015 ISBN: 9781107091504 Rs. 695/- | $85.50 About the...

  • The Broad Mind | Shivaji Asaa Hota — This is who Shivaji was…

    A review of the Marathi book ‘Shivaji KoN Hota’ which says that instead of a hollow invocation of Shivaji, it would bode well if we understood his life, his achievements and his struggles. by Pranay Kotasthane (@pranaykotas) Possibly because they can no longer speak for themselves, historically important individuals are susceptible to massive distortions of their […]

  • Gomtibai Govindji Prize awarded to Gopal Devanahalli

    The Takshashila Institution awards the Gomtibai Govindji Prize to Gopal Devanahalli for distinction in the study of public policy. The Gomtibai Govindji Prize...

  • Catalyst | Reading between the Budget lines

    Five broad ideas to read the budget commentary better. The first full budget of the NDA union government was presented in the parliament yesterday by Arun Jaitley, and today’s newspapers and news sites are replete with analysis of the budget and various sections therein. You will be reading more of them in the coming days and weeks, with praises […]

  • The Broad Mind | Why don’t the Chapel Hill attacks count as terrorism?

    By Saurabh Chandra By conflating hate crimes with actual terrorism, we end up doing disservice to both. Many people on social media asked this question: Why don’t the Chapel Hill attacks count as terrorism? Terrorism is violence inflicted to create a general environment of terror towards a political objective. So, the Church Street IED in Bangalore […]

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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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Pavan Srinath - Head, Policy Research

Pavan started his career in public policy four years ago by working on urban policy, migration and climate change adaptation at Public Affairs Centre, Bangalore. Pavan joined Takshashila after a brief stint at Arghyam, Bangalore where he worked on urban water and sanitation, including groundwater. Coming from an academic background in the biosciences from the Indian Institute of Technology – Madras, Pavan trained in public policy at Takshashila.

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