The Nudge Forum: Charcha 2022

ASPIRE hosted the Governance and State Capacity track at Charcha 2022, the flagship convening of The/Nudge Forum. The track featured three engaging and interactive sessions on strengthening evidence-based policymaking, bringing together some of India’s eminent civil servants, senior researchers, and civil society leaders to share their insights and experiences. Among them were Amitabh Kant, former chief executive, NITI Aayog, Rukmini Banerji, chief executive officer, Pratham Education, Vijay Pingale, President, Centre for Effective Governance of Indian States and Yamini Aiyar, president and chief executive officer, Centre for Policy Research among others.




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J-PAL South Asia launches ASPIRE with US$6.3 million grant from Veddis Foundation to strengthen the culture of evidence-based policymaking in India

J-PAL South Asia’s efforts to promote policymaking based on scientific evidence and data in India has received a major boost with the launch of the Alliance for Scaling Policy Impact through Research and Evidence (ASPIRE) in partnership with the Veddis Foundation.