Exploring the Convergence of Law and Policy

Swathi Krishnamurthy reviews ‘Transformative Law and Public Policy’, work of four seasoned academicians and policy practitioners, this book offers a range of local and global studies that highlight the convergence of law and policy using empirical evidence, and stands out for its contemporariness and concreteness.

Rahu Strikes Green Gold – Voices from Melghat

Community Forest RIghts (CFR) have immense potential to empower tribal communities. Neel and Priyanka from Institute of Public Policy, during their fieldwork visit to Rahu village in Melghat (Maharashtra), witnessed one such success story of CFR, achieved through tribal community coming together to claim their rights with the help of KHOJ (Melghat) and creating a sustainable and bottom-up approach to development.


The NEP 2019 through the Scope of Neoliberalism The National Education Policy 2019 (NEP 2019 from now on) is a classic example of a policy document intersecting the dominant discourse on development, childhood and education to promote the neo-liberal project of commodification and commercialization of education. Starting from Macaulay’s minute in 1835, Indian education policy…

Foreign Universities in India – A Critical Perspective

A university is envisioned as a space to shape the minds of the youth and equip them to become active citizens of society and leaders of tomorrow. India has nearly 864 universities which are the third-highest in the world. However, the Indian University system faces several shortcomings. The NITI Aayog in its ‘Strategy for New…