India is making more and more districts! + A Fellowship with India Fellow
Policy Post #122
Editor’s Note ✍️
Hi, hope you’re well :)
This week, in one of our PGs, we delved into the rise in the number of districts in India. As more and more states move to make new districts to ease governance, it is essential to look into whether policy moves like this are good governance moves or unnecessary endeavours. There can be no knowing whether a policy move can bring about good governance unless it is explored in action. While learning the basics of governance is a great first step, there is no better way to learn about politics and governance than through action.
On that note, we bring you an opportunity this week to work as an India Fellow to grasp how governance can work at a grassroots level. We also have our weekly database with 100’s of fresh Jobs and Internships from the broader world of Public Policy and Social Impact that one can apply to, in order to gain a better insight into the policy space in India.
Also in this edition of The Policy Post:
🔹An op-ed on how paper-trails form an integral part of the Indian bureaucracy
🔹An exciting fellowship opportunity with “Jan Suraaj” in Bihar that aims to acquaint selected young individuals with grassroots politics.
🔹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 #122!
- Yash, and Team PPI
This Week’s Policy Focus 🔎
The average district size in India is getting smaller than ever, but more people live in each district due to population increase. Are more districts an issue, or does it make the task of governance easier?
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📝 Op-Ed: Paper power: The State rules by files, notices, circulars, orders
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