90% of India’s workforce has little to no recourse for mental health support? + 50% Scholarship to the ePolicy for Young Leaders Course by CCS!
Policy Post #130
Editor’s Note ✍️
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In this edition of The Policy Post, we cover:
🔹A detailed look into the inaccessibility of mental health for the majority of India’s workforce.
🔹An op-ed on how the centralisation of power with the Union and the States creates barriers between the citizens and the state.
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🔹A chance to win 50% scholarship to the ePolicy for Young Leaders course by CCS.
🔹Our weekly curation of some of the best essays, podcasts, career resources etc. from the world of Policy in the week gone by
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With that, we bring to you: Policy Post #130!
- Yash, and Team PPI
This Week’s Policy Focus 🔎
Inaccessibility of services and taboos around mental health cause hurdles for the larger population to access a better life.
Policy Charcha 💬
The best Podcasts, Videos, Essays and Fellowships from the world of Policy and Governance for this past week!
📝 Op-Ed: Perils of a Centralized State
📚 Weekly Opportunity: Global Technology Summit by Carnegie India
📷 The latest on The Policy Gram: Leveraging History in Policymaking: Insights, Challenges, and Innovations
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Course Spotlight + Giveaway✨
ePolicy for Young Leaders by CCS
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