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How to engage in broadband policy and regulatory processes, IIT Delhi, India, August 2016

A 4-day residential course on ‘How to Engage in Broadband Policy and Regulatory Processes’ will be held in IIT, Delhi (19th – 22nd August 2016). This is the sixth of a series of short courses funded by Ford Foundation. The first two courses of this series mainly focused on producing knowledgeable consumers of research who are able to engage in broadband policy and regulatory processes, whereas this course along with the previous courses in New Delhi, India, Nagarkot, Nepal and Marawila, Sri Lanka incorporated how to produce policy-relevant research into the syllabus.

Call for applications: English

Syllabus of the course can be accessed here.

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Course Report


The presentations of the course are below

Day 1

Session 1 – Introduction

Session 2 –Writing for Parliamentarians

Session 3 – Group formation; Assignments explained and introduction of Broadband Website

Session 4 – BB in India, Australia, Malaysia & Indonesia

Session 5 –Research in Significance of broadband / Internet

Day 2

Session 6 – Indian broadband policy & regulatory environment: A Comparison

Session 7 – Spectrum Policy in India

Session 8 –Net Neutrality

Session 9 –Interrogating supply-side indicators

Session 10 – Finding research

Day 3

Session 11 –Digital India

Session 12 –Demand-side research / NOFN

Session 13 –Legal Research

Session 14 –Writing for Policy Change

Day 4

Session 15 – Working with Government

Group 1- Presentation, Policy brief

Group 2- Presentation, Policy brief

Group 3- Presentation, Policy brief

Group 4- Presentation, Policy brief

Group 5- Presentation, Policy brief

Group 6-Presentation, Policy brief


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