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  • Sumpolites | Starring Equality

    The fight for gender equality in India has moved beyond issue based protests to changing policies and laws that perpetuate discrimination. See the documentary, but understand that the documentary is not a reflection of the movement for greater equality India’s Daughter, by Leslee Udwin is a documentary on rape and gender equality in India, centered […]

  • Nitin Pai cited in the New Indian Express on his session at the ThinkEdu Conclave

    The third edition of the ThinkEdu Conclave orga­nised by The New Indian Express on February 20 and 21 in Chennai had Nitin Pai...

  • Acorn | The Pakistan stop of the SAARC yatra

    Dispute management, not resolution This is the gist of the points I made in a brief interview on Channel NewsAsia at 6:40pm IST yesterday. This was in the context of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar’s visit to Pakistan as part of his SAARC Yaatra. Q. Amid an aggressive growth agenda, how much of a priority is […]

  • 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 […]

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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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