AMPPP - Batch 5 Inaugural Ceremony

Aug 23, 2020 Zoom

Bharti Institute of Public Policy (BIPP), Indian School of Business (ISB) welcomed the fifth batch, the Co’21 of Advanced Management Programme in Public Policy (AMPPP) today in an e-ceremony. This hybrid course is designed for senior professionals from both from the Public and Private sectors.

Professor Ashwini Chhatre, Executive Director, BIPP & Faculty Chair, AMPPP welcomed the participants to the new session, “The AMPPP programme begins with a Digital Jumpstart Module and participants will be working on various projects under JumpStartIndia@ISB initiative. The Digital module is the place where ISB would like to engage students in ways in which they would like to contribute to the various projects happening with various Central and State Governments.”

Professor Bhaskar Chakravorti, Dean of Global Business at The Fletcher School, Tufts University, and the Executive Director of Fletcher’s Institute for Business in the Global Context delivered the Inaugural Address. “It gives me immense pleasure to come back to BIPP and to meet the people who will the ambassadors of this programme as well as the incumbent batch. Political upheavals, wars have shaped history and so have diseases and public health. This is the best time to shape history as we find ourselves in that rare time where we have an opportunity to make history”, he said. Prof Chakravorti shared his expert insights on digital transformation and the role of public policy in enabling it for economic development as well as governance.

AMPPP is the flagship program of the Institute has been developed in consultation with one of the world’s leading Public Policy schools - The Fletcher School at Tufts University, USA. The average work experience of the current batch is 17.6 years and is a balanced mix of public and private sector participants belonging to the the All India Civil Services, State Governments, Corporates, Banking, Entrepreneurs, and the developmental sector. The programme is also empanelled with the Dept. of Personnel & Training (DoPT), Govt. of India as a long-term one-year domestic training for civil servants.