IPPN Annual Conference

Mar 26, 2021 - Mar 27, 202109:00 - 17:00Online

Bharti Institute organized the 3rd Annual India Public Policy Network Conference on the theme ‘Technology and Policy’ on 26th and 27th March. This unique platform brought together academics, researchers, and practitioners from national and international universities, research institutions, civil society organizations, public agencies and the private sector. During the course of the conference, the research discussed on the critical issue to tackle the intersection between technology and public policy from several different perspectives. The conference had four keynote addresses, Inaugural Plenary, 40 sessions in three parallel tracks, 200+ presenters and speakers from 15 countries.

The recordings of all the Keynote Addresses, Inaugural Plenary, Expert talks, Symposium & Round Table can be viewed here.

Conference Proceeding

This IPPN conference proceedings includes summary of individual presentations, panel discussions and round-table deliberations. We appreciate the support we received from the participants and their representatives who gave their valuable time in these discussions around the overall theme of ‘Technology and Policy’. We are most thankful the Key-Note speakers who helped initiate deliberations on issues of technology and its linkage with policy. We are grateful to the invited experts of the inaugural plenary.

Organising Committee

The Organising Committee for the 2021 IPPN Annual Conference:

ISB Members:

  • Ashwini Chhatre, Executive Director, Bharti Institute of Public Policy - Conference Chair
  • Aarushi Jain, Associate Director, Bharti Institute of Public Policy - Convener
  • Avik Sarkar, Visiting Associate Professor, ISB - Co Convener
  • Anjal Prakash, Research Director, Bharti Institute of Public Policy
  • Himani Gupta, Sr. Associate, Bharti Institute of Public Policy
  • Kumara Guru, Director, External Relations, ISB
  • Saryu Bansal, Case-Content Writer, Bharti Institute of Public Policy
  • Sangeetha Hariharan, Manager, Bharti Institute of Public Policy

External Members:

  • Kasturi Datta, Assistant Professor, Hindu College, University of Delhi
  • Michael Howlett, Professor and Canada Research Chair, Simon Fraser University
  • R Sudarshan, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, JGU
  • Navdeep Mathur, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, JGU



Submissions are closed.


The Registration Fees for the conference is:

For Students

Students studying in Indian institutes- Rs. 500

Students studying outside India- $ 14

For Faculty, Researchers and Professionals

Faculty, Researchers and Professionals residing in India- Rs. 1000

Faculty, Researchers and Professionals residing outside India- $48

For Exhibitors

Residing in India- Rs. 5000

Residing Outside India- $70

For Registration- please click here

The conference will also have the option for participants/organisations/institutions to set up an online exhibition/display booth with several unique customisable features to network with the esteemed participants and attendees, for a very nominal amount.