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Public Policy in Action
Praxis Residency Programme
Application Closed for 2024-2026 Cohort
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Praxis Residency Programme
Applications Closed for 2024-2026 Cohort
Public Policy in Action
Praxis Residency Programme
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Public Policy in Action

Praxis Residency Programme

The Public Policy in Action Praxis Residency Programme is a two-year certificate course that offers an exceptional opportunity for young professionals to engage in high-impact public programmes in districts across India. We equip Praxis Learners with academic frameworks to provide techno-managerial support with purpose, addressing the complexities faced by government entities and offering contextualized solutions tailored to the needs of marginalized communities.

The Public Policy in Action Praxis Residency Programme is a two-year certificate course that offers an exceptional opportunity for young professionals to engage in high-impact public programmes across India.

We equip Praxis Learners with academic frameworks to provide techno-managerial support with purpose, appreciating the complexities faced by government entities and offering contextualized solutions tailored to the needs of marginalized communities.

Core Values

Transformative

Driving a larger impact on key government frameworks with a clear outcome framework.

Adaptive

Enabling people within the public administration to develop new capacities to overcome vulnerabilities and complexities of public systems.

Inclusive

Nurturing diverse, and intersectional perspectives by building a lasting relationship with marginalised communities and ensuring that nobody’s left behind.

Leadership

Embodying a pursuit of excellence with high degree of integrity, professionalism, and acoountability to all stakeholders involved.

Why Praxis?

Public Policy in Action Practice

Enhance understanding of public policy analysis and decision-making regarding the design and architecture of public policy implementation.

Decoding Society, Governance, and Development

Understand society, its influence, and interaction with public administration

Adaptive Leadership

Exercise leadership while being co-located within public administration, with and without a position of authority.

Programme Architecture

Arts & Science of Public Policy

Engage with trans-disciplinary academic themes, applied professional skills and broader development perspectives.

Global Perspectives

Globally renowned faculty from T.H. Chan School of Public Health, John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Stanford University, etc.,

Impact Leadership Experience

Exercising leadership potential while providing techno-managerial support for public administration in real-time.

Practicum

Similar to academic semesters, the programme consists of four practicums, each lasting six months.

What Makes Praxis A Signature Programme?

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Practice

The learner in placed public administration for them to practice public policy in a live setting

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Academia

The learner engages with a   rigorous academic curriculum  that situates their practice into academic theory

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Leadership

Learners get the opportunity to exercise leadership while being co-located public administration with and without a position of authority.

Praxis

A synthesis of all these results in a signature Praxis of Public Policy.

Why You Should Apply

By the end of the 2-year programme,
PPiA Learners will have:

Contribute to nation-building by creating equal life opportunities with inter-generational equity for the most marginalized communities in rural India

Placement within complex public administration to practice public policy in a live setting

2-year intensive applied learning program where the academic content amounts to a 1-year post-graduate level course in public policy

Consolidated stipend of Rs 75,000 per month covering field, travel, and work-related expenses

Discover PPiA Praxis Residency Programme

Why You Should Apply

By the end of the 2-year programme, PPiA Learners will have:

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A praxis grounding in art and science of development policy making and implementation
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Knowledge and understanding of core theories, concepts, drivers and issues in formulation, planning and implementation of public policy and programmes
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Perspectives, skills and abilities to draw on a variety of disciplinary paradigms in understanding policy and policy making.

PPiA Praxis Faculty Profile

Meet Our Founding Cohort 2023-2025

The PPIA curriculum will
consist of 3 main tracks.

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PPiA Practice

Deepening their understanding of public policy analysis, making a choice of design and public policy implementation architecture.
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Adaptive Leadership

Exercising leadership while being co-located public administration with and without a position of authority.
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Decoding society, governance & development

Understanding the society, their influence, and interaction with the public administration
Each track has a comprehensive design that engages with the realities in real-time, develops a high degree of sensitivity for each stakeholder, builds core competencies, and connects with perspectives required to prepare a holistic professional.

Our Learners' Experience