April 22, 2024

EP 60 | Business Regulations: Decriminalisation, Simplification and Digitisation | Policy Beyond Politics

In this episode, we explore the need for decriminalisation, simplification, and digitisation in business regulations. We dissect the implications of the Jan Vishwas Act and proposed amendments and delve into the progress of decriminalisation across the nation, identifying states leading […]
April 8, 2024

EP 59 | Insights into Change: Recent Trends in India’s Female Labour Force Participation | Policy Beyond Politics

In the 2023 annual Gender Gap Report by the World Economic Forum (WEF), India saw an advancement in its ranking, now positioned at 127 out of 146 countries, marking an improvement of eight places compared to the previous year. However, […]
February 14, 2024

EP 58 | What do ChatGPT and AI look like in India | Policy Beyond Politics

Generative AI is projected to increase annual global GDP to the amount of trillions if implemented properly, according to analysts. What is India’s stake in this new global phenomenon? In today’s podcast, we look at generative AI and LLMs, the […]
December 1, 2023

EP 57 | Breaking Business Barriers in Kerala: Decriminalisation of Business Laws | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

In this podcast, we will be diving into the topic ‘Decriminalisation of business laws in the state of Kerala’. Kerala, with a Gross State Domestic Product of 7.8 lakh crore, has shown promising growth potential. However, it currently ranks 15th […]
August 26, 2023

EP 56 | India’s Transition to Non-Motorised Transport | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

To achieve the sustainability goals of the transport sector, it is necessary to promote the use of NMT. In this podcast, Mr Shrinivas Deshmukh, Co-founder & Director, Urban Research Foundation, talks about policy-level and implementation-level challenges in the integration of […]
August 23, 2023

EP 55 | Will the private sector benefit from the Indian space policy? | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

In this episode of Policy Beyond Politics, we delve into the Indian Space Policy and its implications for the booming space relations between India and the US. With India aiming to increase its share of the global space economy to […]
July 27, 2023

EP 54 | Participatory Planning in Public Transport | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

The involvement and participation of citizens and stakeholders in the sustainable urban mobility planning process is necessary in order to obtain public legitimacy and create a plan that satisfies the mobility needs of people. With the adoption of new Information […]
July 25, 2023

EP 53 | The NATO Vilnius Summit 2023: Charting the Path Ahead | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

The momentous NATO Summit held in Vilnius, Lithuania this year also known as the summit for implementation, resulted in a comprehensive 90-point joint communiqué. With a wealth of significant announcements, it is essential to analyze the major achievements as well […]
July 21, 2023

EP 52 | Contracting and Tendering in the Public Transport System | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

  Contracts are an essential tool for any Public Transport Authority. Countries across the globe have incorporated the private contractors into the Public Transport Ecosystem. However, contracting and tendering processes comes with possible challenges and implications. In this podcast, Ms […]
July 10, 2023

EP 51 | Shaping Regional Security and Cooperation: An Analysis of the 2023 SCO Summit | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

  India hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit 2023 virtually on the 4th of July, 2023, which brought together leaders from member countries such as China, Pakistan, Russia, and more. The primary focus of the meeting was to discuss […]
July 4, 2023

EP 50 | India-US Relations: Reflecting on Modi’s State Visit and Beyond | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded a four-day official trip to the United States on 23 June 2023. Apart from receiving an elaborate welcome ceremony and attending a state dinner, Modi was also granted the opportunity to deliver […]
June 30, 2023

EP 49 | From Textbooks to Tech: The Evolution of Classroom Learning | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

  In today’s fast-paced world of technological progress, Education Technology (EdTech) has gained widespread acceptance and holds immense potential for revolutionising both learning and teaching experiences. To explore how the school education system and teacher training programs can effectively utilise […]
June 16, 2023

EP 48 | Erdogan’s Third Decade and its Global Implications | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

  President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been re-elected and sworn in as the president of Turkey for the third time with a vote share of 52.14% against 47.86 % by Mr Kemal Kilicdaroglu. This extends President Erdogan’s 20-year regime up […]
June 5, 2023

EP 47 | Clean Mobility – A Pledge to a Greener Future | #PolicyBeyondPolitics

  Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The world has enough for everyone’s need, but not enough for everyone’s greed.” Let’s make a pledge to a greener future with clean mobility. As we mark World Environment Day, it’s time to shift towards […]
May 27, 2023

EP 46 | Smart Ports and the Maritime Economy | #PolicybeyondPolitics

  This is the episode 46 of #PolicyBeyondPolitics podcast on ‘Smart Ports and Maritime Economy’. In this episode, Shilpa S, Associate -Research, CPPR is in conversation with Dr R P Pradhan, Professor, BITS Pilani, Goa. The International Seaport sector is […]