5th India Public Policy Network (IPPN) Annual Conference, 6–8 December 2024
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IPPN Conference 2024

12:00 am - 11:59 pmIIT Bombay


Dr Rahul Suresh Sapkal was awarded the Best Paper and Rudra Dutta Young Labour Economist Award at the 64th Indian Society of Labour Economist Annual Conference held at the University of Hyderabad between 29–31 March 2024. The prestigious award is conferred for conducting innovative studies in labour economics/studies.
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Research article by Manav Khaire on Exclusion by Design: A Case Study of an Indian Urban Housing Subsidy Scheme, Policy and Society, 00(00), 25 July 2023, pp. 1-13 Link
Book review of Philippe Cullet, Sujith Koonan and Lovleen Bhullar (Eds), The Right to Sanitation in India: Critical Perspectives (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019) by Kanthi Swaroop (2023) South Asia Research, 43(2), 292–295 Link
We are honoured to welcome Hon'ble Shri Justice Uday Umesh Lalit, Former Chief Justice of India, as a 'Distinguished Visiting Professor' at Ashank Desai Centre for Policy Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Dr Sundeep Oberoi has been a part of several standardization related committees in the Bureau of Indian Standards. He has led several technical panels and committees as well as advisory committees. He is active in the field of International Standardization and is in leadership positions in both ISO (International Standards Organization) and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission). He has been recently nominated to the Standards Management Board of the IEC. Dr Oberoi was felicitated, for significant contributions to the field of standardization, by the Bureau of Indian Standards on the occasion of World Standards Day on 14th October 2022 at the BIS Headquarters building in New Delhi. Link
Commentary by Vamakshi on Examining the Effectiveness of the ‘One Nation, One Ration Card’ Scheme, Economic & Political Weekly, 57(35), 27 August 2022, pp. 15-17 Link

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