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Launch of Public Affairs Index 2019
PAI 2019 was released on October 24th, 2019 in Bengaluru.

October 2019

Public Affairs Centre (PAC) releases a special commemorative edition “Citizen at Heart” –to remember the life and times of Dr Samuel Paul- the founder of PAC

August 2019

Kickstarting its Silver Jubilee celebrations Public Affairs Centre (PAC), released a special commemorative edition titled “Citizen at Heart”- to chronicle …

Workshop on “The Challenge of Inclusive Development” at ATI, Mysore

May 2019

Facilitators: G Gurucharan-Director, PAC, Dr Meena Nair, Head of Research, PAC and Varsha Pillai, Programme Manager

Public Affairs Centre conducted a training workshop for the Karnataka cadre IAS probationary…

PAC Team invited for a one day workshop on deliberation & validation of the outline of the Karnataka Municipalities Bill, 2019

January 2019

Participant: Dr CK Mathew, Senior Fellow, PAC

Dr C.K Mathew, Senior Fellow, PAC was one of the expert commentators at one day workshop…

PAC’s senior management team attended a session on making workplaces safe

January 2019

Presenters: Nandita Pradhan Bhatt, Director Martha Farrell Foundation

Public Affairs Centre invited Nandita Pradhan Bhatt, Director, Martha Farrell Foundation to hold sessions on…

PAC at Workshop on Web Science for Development at IIIT, Bangalore

January 2019

Participants: G Gurucharan, Director, PAC & Dr Asha Subramanian- Head, Centre for Open Data Research (CODR)

G Gurucharan & Dr Asha Subramanian- presented on “Data Science: A necessary condition for inclusive development…

Centre for Open Data Research(CODR), technical paper presentation at CODSCOMAD-2019

January 2019

Presenter: Dr Asha Subramanian, head Centre for Open Data Research(CODR)

Dr Asha Subramanian, head Centre for Open Data Research(CODR) at the technical paper…

Motivation Training

December 31st, 2018

Presenter: Dr. Satyajeet Nanda and Ms. Uma Kulkarni

A team from Public Affairs Centre were in Channenahalli village in Tumakuru as part of the…

PAC Team at the CLPR policy brief release

December 24th, 2018

Participants: Varsha Pillai and Sukriti

Public Affairs Centre’s team was at the policy brief release by the Centre for Law and Policy…

PAC at the World Bank Open Data Development Initiatives

December 21st, 2018

Participants: Dr. Asha Subramanian, Udita Dutta and Aparna Sivaraman

Public Affairs Centre’s team attending the Open Data Development Initiatives’ workshop organized…

Meeting with Bala Vikasa

December 18th, 2018

Participants: Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander and Ajai Hegde

Public Affairs Centre’s training team is in Warangal and met the senior management team…

Community Scored Card Training

December 18th, 2018

Participants: District Level Partner Organisations

Public Affairs Centre’s District Level Partner Organisations (DLPOs) are in Bengaluru to learn…

Community Scored Card Training

December 18th, 2018

Participants: District Level Partner Organisations

Public Affairs Centre’s study “Enhancing community ownership of schools to improve outcomes…

Presentation of the Himachal Pradesh District Good Governance Index

December 14th, 2018

Presenter: Udita Dutta

Udita Dutta programme officer with Public Affairs Centre presented he Himachal Pradesh…

Presentation of NHRC findings

December 12th, 2018

Presenter: Dr. CK Mathew and Udita Dutta

The Public Affairs Centre research team led by Dr CK Mathew presenting the initial findings…

Field Visit: University of Glasgow Project

December 12th, 2018

Participants: PAC Team along with team members from the University of Glasgow

The Public Affairs Centre research team along with a team from the University of Glasgow…

PAC at the Human Rights Day workshop

December 7th, 2018

Presenter : Dr CK Mathew

Dr CK Mathew, Senior fellow at Public Affairs Centre addressed the gathering at the workshop…

PAC Team attends SPSS workshop

December 3rd, 2018

Participants: Aparna Sivaraman, Dr. Sanjeev Kenchaigol, Devika Kannan, Bhargavi Nagendra, Priyanka Agarwal and Udita Dutta

Public Affairs Centre’s research team thanks Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) for an…

Field Visit: SDMC project

November 30th, 2018

Participants: SDMC Team

Public Affairs Centre’s team at the Kadaranahalli village in Nelamangala Taluka, Bengaluru district…

Special Gram Sabha- PDS Project

November 29th, 2018

Participants: PAC team

The Public Affairs Centre’s team at the Gramsabha in Hadigallu village in #Shivamogga for our…

SDMC Field Visit

November 28th, 2018

Participants: SDMC Team

Public Affairs Centre’s team was in Tumkur to meet our district level partner organisation…

Review meeting on IMCK

November 27th, 2018

Participants: IMCK Team and Department of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Government of Karnataka

Public Affairs Centre is working with the Department of Skill Development…

SVSS Communication Workshop

November 23rd, 2018

Participant: Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander

Dr. Annapoorna Ravichander from Public Affairs Centre with her communication cohorts…

PAC at the Global Think Tank Summit in Brussels

November 22nd, 2018

Participant: G Guruchan, Director PAC

Public Affairs Centre’s Director G Gurucharan at the Global Think Tank Summit 2018…

Field exposure Visit

November 21st, 2018

Participants: Team from Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program and PAC team

The delegation from Citizens’ Charter National Priority Program visited Krishnagiri…

On Think Tank and Think Tank Initiative Fellows

November 15th, 2018

Participants: Hari DK and Varsha Pillai

24 young leaders meet for the first phase of the On Think Tanks Think Tank Initiative Fellowship…

Special Gram Sabha for the PDS project

October 26th, 2018

Presenters: PDS Team

PAC team was at the Gram Sabha at Muthige village in Chamarajanagara, Karnataka…

Special Gram Sabha for the PDS project

October 25th, 2018

Presenters: PDS Team

Public Affairs Centre is working on a three year project in Karnataka towards enhancing…

Meeting with the WOBEDA Team

October 24th, 2018

Participants: Dr Meena Nair, Dr Annapoorna Ravichander and Aparna Sivaraman

Trying to understand what drives women to participate in the labour force and also take up…

SVSS Field Visit

October 23rd, 2018

Participants: PAC Research Team

As part of the Southern Voice on Post-MDGs – SV research projects on the State of Sustainable…

PAC Team at the ATI

October 12th, 2018

Presenter: Dr Annapoorna Ravichander

Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, Head, Policy Engagement & Communication and Training…

Meeting with the ATI team

October 12th, 2018

Participants: Dr Annapoorna Ravichander, Mr Kapil Mohan and Ms Harpreet Bhullar

PAC’s training team comprising Dr Annapoorna Ravichander & Ajai Hegde along with…

Interactive Session

October 10th, 2018

Presenter: Deccan Herald Associate Editor B S Arun

Deccan Herald Associate Editor B S Arun visited Public Affairs Centre for an interactive…

PAC attended a discussion on Cleaning up Bengaluru

October 6th, 2018

Participant: Bhargavi Nagendra

Bhargavi Nagendra from Public Affairs Centre attended a citizen interaction…

PAC at the NSDC Partners Meet

October 4th, 2018

Participants: G Guruchan, Director PAC

G Gurucharan, Director, Public Affairs Centre at the NSDC-National …

Talk at the Training of Trainers program for the PDS project

October 4th, 2018

Presenter: Mr M.C. Gangadhara, Joint Director, Department of Food and Civil Supplies

Mr M.C. Gangadhara, Joint Director, Department of Food and Civil Supplies spoke…

Training of Trainers for the PDS project

October 3rd, 2018

Presenter: Mr M.C. Gangadhara, Joint Director, Department of Food and Civil Supplies

Public Affairs Centre builds capacities among select citizens who further spread…

PAC Team at the Open Data Conference in Argentina

September 30th, 2018

Participants: Hari DK and Dr Asha Subramanian

Hari Dk and Asha Subramanian at the Open data conference in Argentina where…

PAC attended a panel discussion on Article #377

September 26th, 2018

A team from Public Affairs Centre attended a panel discussion “No more criminals…

Presentation of PAI to the Tamil Nadu Planning Department

September 25th, 2018

Presenters: Dr Meena Nair and Udita Dutta

The Planning Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu invited Public Affairs Centre…

PAC participates in hackathon-Reimagining Waste

September 12th, 2018

Participant: Bhargavi Nagendra

Bhargavi Nagendra attended the four day hackathon on “Reimagining Waste” organised…

Panel discussion on PAI 2018

August 24th, 2018

Presenter: Udita Dutta

A panel discussion on the Public Affairs Index 2018 was held at the…

Dr Samuel Paul Memorial Lecture

July 21st, 2018

Presenters: Mr Babar Ali and Ms Shantha Sinha

Babar Ali, the world’s youngest headmaster shares his interesting story from starting…

Launch of Public Affairs Index 2018

July 21st, 2018

Presenter: PAI Team

G Gurucharan, Director, Public Affairs Centre, speaking on the remarkable journey…

Presentation at the SVSS 2018 conference

July 21st, 2018

Presenters: Dr Meena Nair and Kritika Shah

A team from Public Affairs Centre was the Southern Voices #svss2018conference…

Presentation at YesIamtheChange Competition

July 17th, 2018

Presenters: Dr Annapoorna Ravichander and Varsha Pillai

Dr Annapoorna Ravichander and Programme Manager Varsha Pillai at the…

Paper Presentation

June 13 & 14th, 2018

Presenters: Priyanka Agarwal and Manasi Nikam

Assessing Double Injustice of Urbanization and Climate Change on Water Security in…

SDMC Consultation meet

May 30th, 2018

Presenter: PAC Research Team

Public Affairs Centre conducted a consultation meet with experts from the field of primary…

Workshop session on Greenhouse Gas Emissions

May 29th, 2018

Presenter: Bhargavi Nagendra

Programme Officer, Bhargavi Nagendra conducted a session on Greenhouse Gas emissions…

PAC CURAJ Partnership

May 28th, 2018

Prof. Arun Pujari, Vice-Chancellor of Central University of Rajasthan visited PAC on May 28, 2018…

International Conference on Sustainability, Institutions, Incentives: Voices, Policies and Commitments

November 9th, 2017

Presenter: Priyanka Agarwal, Programme Officer

Public Affairs Centre presented a paper titled “Promoting collective action to improve water security in peri-urban areas…

International Conference on Managing Change for Better Public Service Delivery: South and South-East Asian Experience

November 5th, 2017

Presenter: Dr. Satyajeet Nanda, Senior Programme Officer

Public Affairs Centre presented his paper…

State of Accountability conference

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Presenter: Dr. Satyajeet Nanda, Senior Programme Officer

presented a paper titled ‘Reinventing Accountability: Sub-altern Citizen’s-Voice, Impaired Governance and Development…

International conference on ‘Empowering Consumers in New Markets’

26 & 27 of October, 2017

Presenter:

G Gurucharan, Director, Public Affairs Centre chaired a session on ‘Stakeholder…

GSTIC 2017

October 24th, 2017

Presenter: Bhargavi Nagendra, Programme Officer

Public Affairs Centre presented the PAC Waste Tracker app at GSTIC 2017 in Brussels on Oct 24, 2017.

India-EU Smart Cities: Sustainable Urbanisation Conference

October 12th, 2017

Presenter: Dr. Meena Nair, Head, Participatory Governance Group

Public Affairs Centre presented a paper…

International conference on Signing of MoU

November 27th, 2017

Presenter:

The PAC team visited the vice-chancellor of the Central University of Rajasthan to sign a MoU

Understanding the civil society’s role in advocacy and governance

August 1st, 2017

Presenter:

A team from Civil Society Academy consisting…

Goods and Services Tax (GST) Roundtable

July 22nd, 2017

Presenter:

PAC’s Roundtable conference scheduled on 22nd July, 2017 in Bangalore discussed…

Presenting the Public Affairs Index

July 5th, 2017

Presenter: Dr C K Mathew

Mathew with the students of the National Law School of India University while presentingthe Public Affairs Index…

International Academic Forum

July 1st, 2017

Presenter: Basil Liongs, Head, Citizen Action Support Group

Basil made a presentation on the SDMC project at a conference…

Release of public Affairs Index 2017

May 12th, 2017

Presenter:

Former Karnataka Lokayukta Justice N Santosh Hegde and former Chief Justice of India Justice N Santosh Hegde…

Release of “In the Rear View Mirror: Reflections of Chief Secretaries”

March 17th, 2017

Presenter:

Chief Secretary of Karnataka Dr Subhash Khuntia and Chairman…