Policy BootCamp is a 21-day residential program focused on public policy and governance, leadership, and nation-building. It serves as a launchpad for aspiring public leaders, and policy enthusiasts who are specialists in their respective fields.
150 delegates from all across the nation and the world come together and stay on one campus. The program is graced by over 50 speakers including union ministers, bureaucrats, parliamentarians, grassroots reformers, social leaders, academicians, impact investors, and young achievers. The Policy BootCamp has been carefully designed to deliver holistic learning, exposure, and mentorship to the future leadership of the nation.
A sneak-peek into the 2017 edition of the BootCamp can be found here.
21-day immersive residential program in Delhi/NCR
Engage with politicians, bureaucrats, academicians, social workers, thinkers, policy entrepreneurs and more.
- Experience the spirit of India with workshops, community interactions, group exercises, ideation workshops, and field work
- Learn from India’s leading minds through seminars, interactive discussions, one-to-one interactions and implementation modeling.
- Connect with future co-workers, peers, ground workers, policymakers, and various stakeholders of democracy.
What our Alumni and Guest Speakers have, to say
“I feel I have got what had been missing from my political life till now. Had I attended such a camp before contesting elections, results might have been different. I recommend this to everyone who wants to enter politics.”
“If 21 days teach what it otherwise takes a lifetime to learn, you know you have made the right choice”
“The BootCamp helped me to understand how we as aspiring youth can get involved in public policy”
“The Policy BootCamp made me realize the vision of BeAndMake – Let us be One India and let us make Glorious India.”
“Whether dawn or dusk, you’re always left wanting for more. It is the perfect way to enhance learning and kudos to the optimism that runs in the corridors of the BootCamp.”
“21 days of intellectual stimulation and holistic learning experiences. Definitely going to stay in touch with each one I’ve met at the PBC.”
“I feel such a platform was really required and I’m very happy that we have got the best of the speakers from the top levels in polity and a lot of people who have been working on the ground”
“The organizers invest in you as a person and this is the best part about the camp.”
“I came here with massive expectations and have got more than what my appetite could allow me. Along with learning, there was also a lot of rethinking about our entrenched notions.”
“‘I’ who needs to change first. It is commendable how VIF has brought together changemakers from across the country.”
“I was actually very overwhelmed when I came here – saw a lot of delegates younger than me who are doing so much more.”
“I have had the opportunity to meet so many people from diverse backgrounds with everyone having their own story to share. The PBC was a lot of learning and self-actualization.”
“I think this bootcamp is a fantastic opportunity for people who have ideas in the policy space and want to learn how to take them forward”
“For somebody studying abroad, the BootCamp provided an opportunity to stay engaged with issues in India. It helped me understand ways to contribute and make a difference in the public policy space”