Bharti Institute of Public Policy is guided by an advisory council comprising eminent policymakers, academicians, industry leaders and commentators. The accomplished professionals with their diverse backgrounds from academia, public, private and non-profit organisations help steer the institute towards its mission. They also contribute to the growth of the institute by collaborating on research and engaging with the team and the students.
In keeping with ISB’s portfolio model, the faculty for the programme is drawn from a pool of highly accomplished ISB resident faculty, faculty from The Fletcher School and other leading schools, and eminent policymakers and policy practitioners, from the public and the private sector. The faculty is a great mix of academicians and industry experts, which provides the students with a 360 degree understanding of policy making and policy implementation.
Professor Ashiwni Chhatre
Executive Director, Bharti Institute of Public Policy, Associate Professor of Public Policy, Chair - Intitutional Review Board
Dr. Aarushi Jain
Associate Director - Bharti Institute of Public Policy
Dr Aarushi Jain has 17 years of experience as an Administrator, Faculty and Project Head. She is currently working as the Associate Director of Bharti Institute of Public Policy, Indian School of Business. In her current role, she leads the education, research and outreach activities at the Bharti Institute. She is the coordinator of the Advanced Management Programme in Public Policy.
She is Ph.D (Public Administration), Double Post Graduate (Public administration and HR), UGC-NET/JRF/SRF and an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) in Public Policy. She has previously worked as Chairman, Rural Development and CSR, International Chamber of Service Industry and at various institutions including the National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, Indus International University and Himachal Consultancy Organization etc. She is a visiting faculty to various premier institutions including National Centre for Good Governance, Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Himachal Institute of Public Administration, Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes & Narcotics etc. She has had a long association with National Centre for Good Governance, LBSNAA, Mussourie, for research studies on Rural Development as state coordinator for Punjab and Himachal. Dr. Jain has published a book on “Public Private Partnership and Corporate Social Responsibility” and has more than 40 publications in leading international and national journals. Her research interests include Public Policy and Governance, Corporate Social Responsibility, Rural Development, Education and Women and Girl Child issues.
She has been a national level table tennis player and an international level quiz wizard. Dr Aarushi Jain takes keen interest in social work. Being the President of Redcross HWS in various districts of Himachal Pradesh, she has worked extensively on social issues as women empowerment, save the girl child campaign, health and education etc. She has been honoured and acclaimed for her efforts on various occasions, both at the state and national level.
Professor Avik Sarkar
Visiting Associate Professor, Data, Technology & Public Policy
Professor Anjal Prakash
Research Director and Adjunct Associate Professor - Bharti Institute of Public Policy
The team at BIPP is a melting pot, with our people coming from across the length and the breadth of the country. Reflective of our demographic dividend, we have a young and enthusiastic team with myriad education, experience, perspective and culture. Each person in our team makes BIPP stronger and better.