The Power of AI in Policymaking: Advancements, Applications, and Challenges

By | March 7, 2023|Uncategorized|

Puneet Balasubramanian Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the most influential and rapidly evolving technologies in the modern era. AI has the potential to revolutionise various fields, including policymaking. With its ability to process vast amounts of data quickly and accurately, AI has the potential to enhance policymaking by providing valuable insights and predictions [...]

Breaking the Cycle of Gun Violence: The Need for Stricter Gun Control in the U.S

By | February 14, 2023|Uncategorized|

  Tarun Gauba, IPS (Student of AMPPP Class 2023) Secretary, Home Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh In the wake of mass shootings and loss of innocent lives, it's time to tighten regulations and prevent firearms from falling into the wrong hands. There have been several mass shooting incidents in the U.S, resulting in the loss of [...]

India’s Growing Trade Deficit: How Does it Matter?

By | February 10, 2023|Uncategorized|

Nikhat Khalid Teaching Assistant & Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, Indian School of Business India’s recent merchandise trade trends have been rife with the soaring trade deficit. Trade deficit refers to a situation wherein a country’s imports exceed its exports. The behaviour of trade deficit can have far-reaching spillovers, impacting the macro indicators of [...]

India after the COVID-19 Pandemic

By | February 7, 2023|Uncategorized|

Dr.Sridhar Kundu Senior Research Analyst, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, Indian School of Business The COVID-19 pandemic brought the world economy to a standstill. The World Bank (2021) data shows that world economic growth (Gross Domestic Product at constant prices) fell by 3.3 per cent during 2020 from the previous year. Large economies such as [...]

Skill Development – a Distant Dream in its Current Avatar

By | February 3, 2023|Uncategorized|

Saubhagya Samal (Student of AMPPP Class 2023) Manager Advisory Services, KPMG India In 2010, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) was formed under the Ministry of Finance, Govt of India, to promote private industry partnership development in skill development areas through loan-based grant-in-aid provided by the government on subsidised rates. The idea of conceiving and [...]

Improving policing Through IT: Apps/Modules

By | January 31, 2023|Uncategorized|

Dr. Satyajit Naik, IPS (Student of AMPPP Class 2023) DIG (SCRB), Bhubaneswar INTRODUCTION State police need a strategic approach to IT infrastructure upgradation to build a techno-savvy workforce to deliver citizen services “anytime, anywhere”. With the advent of emerging technology, the challenges of the Police are ever increasing to deal with new crimes and criminals [...]

It’s time for Micro-equity to enter the Micro-entrepreneurship sector!

By | January 27, 2023|Uncategorized|

Shipra Singhal(Student of AMPPP Class 2023) Leading Policy and Partnerships at Pan IIT Alumni Foundation Until now, all the efforts by the government to promote entrepreneurship among the poor have been debt-driven with interest subvention/ subsidy/ credit guarantee through schemes such as PMEGP, Mudra, Stand up India etc. Alongside most micro-entrepreneurs dive into their minuscule [...]

Faceless Assessment and the consequent impact on Audit

By | January 24, 2023|Uncategorized|

Aditi Goyal (Student of AMPPP Class 2023) Joint Commissioner, Income Tax (Audit) In India, the income tax department collects Direct Tax Revenue. This revenue collected is used for nation-building like providing infrastructure and promoting development, especially in socially and economically backward areas. This is a big responsibility, and one of the department’s primary functions is facilitating [...]

It’s Our City, Dear Councillors!

By | January 20, 2023|Uncategorized|

Aashika Jain (Student of AMPPP Class 2023) Deputy Commissioner, Mohali  Dear Councillors, I have been meaning to write to you. You have toiled hard to occupy the chairs in the Committee Hall and make meaningful choices for the city’s residents.  You went house-to-house, pitched your ideas, garnered peoples’ favour, and here you are, in the saddle [...]

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