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Freedom Team of India Policy Writing Competition

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Sanjeev Sabhlok of FTI — Freedom Team of India — announces a policy writing competition. Details below the fold.

From their press release dated Nov 17th, 2012:

An All India Policy Writing Competition was launched on 15 November 2012 by the Freedom Team of India (FTI). The competition, awarding INR 5 lakhs in prize money, including an INR 1 lakh first prize, is targeted towards university students, policy experts and policy think tanks across India. The first of its kind, the competition will help FTI formulate its own policies for the problems facing India. Policy submissions are sought in relation to basic roles of government like defence, police and justice, as well as broader topics like economic policy, local government, infrastructure, and poverty elimination, to name a few.

For more details, please go to the link in the quoted text above. There will an event in London on 6th December 2012 to discuss this competition. The last date for submission of policy papers 28th February 2013. The contact person in London is Shantanu Bhagwat (jai.dharma at gmail dot com.)