Date: 18 June – 3 July, 2024 | Venue: Delhi – NCR

18 June – 3 July, 2024

Delhi – NCR

Policy BootCamp 2024

Started by Vision India Foundation in 2015, Policy BootCamp (PBC) is a 15 day premier residential bootcamp focused on India’s public policy & governance, leadership and nation-building. Presently in its 8th edition, the PBC serves as a launchpad for aspiring public leaders and policy enthusiasts in various domains. The PBC has been carefully curated to deliver holistic learning experience and mentorship to #BeAndMake you the future leaders of the nation.

Ready for your #BeAndMake journey?

15 Days of Intense Policy Learning

100+ Hours of Intellectual Exploration

30+ Globally Recognised Policy Superstars

25+ Critical Policy Themes (Workshops, Panel Discussion, Electives, Masterclasses)

4 Impact Credits Earning Opportunity

Dates
18 June - 3 July, 2024

Venue Delhi – NCR

Key Focal Points

Residential

Become a chapter head of the Rashtram Labs to create lasting impactlocally and receive ongoing mentorship.

Academic

Earn 4 credits towards your degrees. Interested students will have to take a course assessment.

Impact Legacy

Be part of an expansive network of over 900 alums who have made a mark in the policy space.

Industry Ready

The PBC curriculum has been tailored to help you navigate the Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world.

Placement Assistance

Elevate your career and gain mentorship from seasoned policy professionals to carve your path in the space.

Lifelong Policy Network

Gain access to our alumni group, city meetups, networking dinners, online discussions and exclusive annual retreats.

Key Focal Points

Residential

Become a chapter head of the Rashtram Labs to create lasting impactlocally and receive ongoing mentorship.

Academic

Earn 4 credits towards your degrees. Interested students will have to take a course assessment.

Impact Legacy

Be part of an expansive network of over 900 alums who have made a mark in the policy space.

Industry Ready

The PBC curriculum has been tailored to help you navigate the Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world.

Placement Assistance

Elevate your career and gain mentorship from seasoned policy professionals to carve your path in the space.

Lifelong Policy Network

Gain access to our alumni group, city meetups, networking dinners, online discussions and exclusive annual retreats.

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Takeaways from the Program

Global Perspectives

Get exposed to global policy insights, frameworks and best practices delivered by global thought-leaders.

Domain Understanding

Expand your domain knowledge in policy, politics, international affairs, technology etc via capsule-sized keynote masterclasses.

Bharat Insights

Strengthen your understanding of Bharat by gaining deeper insights from the grassroot leaders.

21st Century skills

Develop 21st century skills through discussions and policy modelling sessions to help you thrive in a VUCA world.

Policy Paradigms

Grow out of binary worldviews and earn your right to an opinion on complex policy issues.

Interdisciplinary Approach

Develop an interdisciplinary approach in life by understanding the interplay of various professional areas in the policy domain.

PBC Certification

A “Certificate of Completion” will be given to all delegates provided that they have attended at least 80% of the sessions. In addition, participants opting for the impact credit-based module will receive a grade card issued by Rishihood University {established as per Section 2(f) of UGC Act, 1956}, indicating overall credits earned, along with the participant’s name, the course based upon which crediting is done, and a grade received on a scale of A+ to F

Past Policy Superstars

Rich Public Policy Network

Our Alums have engaged with the following companies for diverse roles.

Some of our Alums have got into top Ivy League Institutions

Policy BootCamp Roaster

  • Keynote Masterclasses: Elevate your Expertise
  • Electives: Tailored Choices
  • Policy Studio: Industry Skills for Career Preparedness
  • Panel Discussion: Unleash your Ideas
  • Wellness & Recreational Retreats: Revitalize and Thrive

Unleash the grandeur of knowledge in our masterclass, a hallmark of our premier policy program. Navigate the intricacies of statecraft, diplomacy, and public policy under the guidance of the foremost experts in contemporary administration, polity, and academia.

  • How to make Governments work
  • Economics of Freebies
  • Breaking Barriers: Promoting Women Equality in Public Policy Implementation
  • Data Analysis In Public Policy
  • Emerging Trends In Indian Foreign Policy
  • Leveraging UPI on the Global Stage

Gain a thorough understanding of core policy subjects with electives, developing intuitive domain expertise and deepened understanding of the state and civic systems.

  • Indigenous Environmentalism
  • Technology in Governance & Future Policy Changes
  • Isms And Ideologies: A Toolkit For The Critical Thinker
  • Case Study in Good Governance

Learn how to operate within a layered socio-economic and political matrix through hands-on policy formulation workshops thus gaining an edge in your career.

  • Negotiation Skills
  • Petition/Memorandum Writing
  • Policy Research and Policy Briefs
  • Policy Case Study Preparedness
  • Career Planning In Public Policy
  • OpEd Writing

Listen to the visionary thought-leaders discuss and debate the plurality of views and how to find legitimacy in public approval in a politically-charged environment.

  • Soft Power As A Foreign Policy Tool
  • Civilisational Critique To Modern India
  • Youth in Policy and Politics: Needs, Opportunities and Challenges

All work and no play makes the Policy BootCamp experience dull!  Thus, in order to have a fun-filled learning experience, the BootCamp also incorporates recreational retreats aimed at giving delegates the much needed break. Our retreats will help the delegates to make life-long friends and build mentorship networks.

  • Idea haat
  • Gearing up Governance
  • Exclusive Field Visits
  • Case Studies
  • Video Making Challenge
  • Peer-to-Peer Learning
  • Yoga/Meditation
  • Classroom Debriefs
  • Mentorship Session
  • Policy Simulation Challenge

Program Relevant for

College Students

Who want to develop an understanding of the public policy landscape.

Aspiring Public Leaders and Change Makers

Who want to chart out an impactful career.

Young Professionals

Who want to explore and enter the policy world.

Young Development Sector Professionals

Who wish to hone their skills in specific areas.

Masters/PHD Students

Interested in pursuing higher studies (Masters/PhD) in a policy area.

NRIs and Foreign Citizens

Who wish to learn about Indic policy framework and contemporary issues.

Program Relevant for

College Students

who want to develop an understanding of the public policy landscape.

Aspiring Public Leaders and Change Makers

who want to chart out an impactful career.

Young Professionals

Who want to explore and enter the policy world.

BBA vs. B Com
Young Development Sector Professionals

Who wish to hone their skills in specific areas.

Masters/PHD Students

Interested in pursuing higher studies (Masters/PhD) in a policy area.

NRIs and Foreign Citizens

Who wish to learn about Indic policy framework and contemporary issues.

Policy Enthusiasts

Who wants to explore and understand policy domain.

Admission Process

01.
Submit Your Application

Interested candidates should submit an online application by clicking the ‘Apply Now’ button on the Policy BootCamp webpage or by scanning the QR Code. 

02.
Application Review

Application shall be reviewed and the selection communication will be sent within 7 working days of application submission.

03.
Payment of Fees

Selected candidates will have to pay the programme fee within 5 working days of receiving the confirmation email. 

04.
Payment Confirmation

Admissions will be based on a first-come-first-serve basis until the maximum intake.

05.
Next Destination

15 days of fun learning experience at the BootCamp

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If you have any queries regarding PBC '24, please feel free to get in touch with Saurabh Basu Chowdhury at bootcamp@rishihood.edu.in, or you can reach out to us at +91 72989 82104.

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