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

  • Aswath Damodaran, Uber’s Valuation and Ratchets

    The last time I’d written about Aswath Damodaran’s comments on Uber’s valuation, it was regarding his “fight” with Uber investor Bill Gurley, and whether his valuation was actually newsworthy. Now, his latest valuation of Uber, which he concludes is worth about USD 28 Billion, has once again caught the attention of mainstream media, with Mint writing … Continue reading "Aswath Damodaran, Uber’s Valuation and Ratchets"

  • The Olympics story

    There are mostly two types of bids for hosting the Games: re-emerging cities and cities from large emerging countries

  • Takshashila Institution Featured in Policypulse

    The Takshashila Institution has been featured in the latest issue of Policypulse. Rishi Majumder from Policypulse interviewed Nitin Pai, where Nitin spoke about...

  • Takshashila Bangalore Fellows Programme

    The Takshashila Institution successfully began the first phase of the Bangalore Fellows Programme, at their office in Ulsoor, Bangalore. The Bangalore Fellows Programme...

  • The Importance of the Constituent Assembly in Framing the Indian Constitution

    By Madhav Chandavarkar ( @MadChaP88) The Constitution of India is the rule-book for democratic governance in India. It came into force on 26 January 1950 and to date remains one of the biggest milestones in the history of our country. Framing a constitution is never a simple task but it was especially hard for India […]

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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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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.