A two day short-course on ‘Human Development and Public Policy’ was conducted at IIT Gandhinagar from 31st March to 1st April 2017. The short course was jointly coordinated by IIT Gandhinagar faculty members and experts fromĀ IFMR Sricity (Institute of Institute for Financial Management and Research) and Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) – South Asia. The course covered the critical dimensions of human development such as health, education and livelihood; and the policies and governance impacting them.

The participants were from various places like IIM Ahmedabad, IIPH- Gandhinagar, EDI, TISS- Mumbai, Gujarat government (GSIDS), NGOs like Agariya Heetrakhsak Manch, Sarjan foundation, Sajeevta Foundation etc, andĀ IIT Gandhinagar.