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Addressing the governance gap

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

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  • Elite tennis is becoming an old person’s bastion

    In 2008, the average age of players in the ATP top 10 list was 24.4 years. In 2015, it had risen to 28.9 years

  • Takshashila Hosts Manu Bhagavan

    The Takshashila Institution hosted a talk with Mr. Manu Bhagavan at their office in Ulsoor, Bangalore on 25 August 2016. Manu Bhagavan is...

  • ICT and the perception of a city

    The advent of Information and Communication Technology has changed the perception of cities along with urban designing. In the las two decades Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has modified all the three aspects of a city- economic, social and political. The evolution has been such that ICT has even changed how cities are perceived. In a […]

  • The Olympics story

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

  • On targeting inflation

    India should develop a less volatile price series that represents the basket that the median household consumes

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.