ePBC – Policy BootCamp


ePolicy BootCamp  is a two-week online bootcamp focused on India’s public policy, governance, leadership and nation-building. It serves as a launchpad for aspiring public leaders, and policy enthusiasts in various domains.

Deepening Democracy & Gearing-up Governance

ePBC has been carefully designed to deliver a “holistic learning experience and mentorship” to future leaders over an engaging digital platform.

Program Dates: 12 – 28 June, 2020

Applications Closed

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Program Objectives

  • Exposure to the world

    Understand the world better with a breadth-based curriculum with practitioners and domain experts from India and the world.

  • Domain Understanding

    Expand your domain knowledge in policy, politics, international affairs, technology etc via bite-sized modules in the form of electives.

  • Interdisciplinary Approach

    Develop an interdisciplinary approach in life & work via experiencing the  interplay of various academic/ professional areas from experts and peers.

  • Skills for the future

    Nurture your internal compass of decision making with real-world simulations, case studies, policy modelling, and skills based sessions.

  • Perspectives in Policy

    Grow out of singular worldviews and identities to delve deeper to build holistic perspectives of the world via experts and peers.

  • Understand India

    Strengthen your understanding of Bharat by deeper insights from the grassroots, and field experts


With Policy Leaders


The Spirit of India


From India’s leading minds


With future leaders

Speakers from previous editions

Piyush Goyal
Piyush GoyalMinister of Railways, Coal and Finance, Government of India
Sumitra Mahajan
Sumitra MahajanFormer Speaker, Lok Sabha, Indian Parliament
Lt. Gen. Syed Ata Hasnain
Lt. Gen. Syed Ata HasnainPVSM, UYSM, AVSM, SM, VSM; Retd. Military Secretary, Indian Army
Dharmendra Pradhan
Dharmendra PradhanMinister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Government of India
Asoke Kumar Mukerji
Asoke Kumar MukerjiDilpmoat - IAS
Jayaprakash Narayan
Jayaprakash NarayanPolitician and Former Bureaucrat

Previous Edition Synopsis


“After having interacted with the participants, I am very optimistic about India’s future. This experiment is going to be a great platform and concept.”

Vinod RaiFormer CAG, Author and Bureaucrat

“I am amazed – the energy levels, the quality of questions, and the interest of each participant, throughout. This is a fantastic idea, we have to make more use of it. I intend to take this forward to Government, tell them what a resource exists with young public policy enthusiasts. We must make the use of these people. ”

Prajapati TrivediProfessor of Economics, Harvard Kennedy School of Govt

“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”

Rhea KumarYale University

“The BootCamp helped me to understand how we as aspiring youth can get involved in public policy”

Agastya YeachuriConsultant, Grant Thornton

“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.”

Jigar InamdarSocio-Political Leader for Gujarat

“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.”

Kangkana HaloiOrganic Food entrepreneur

“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”

Karthik PonnappaCo-Founder, Smarter Dharma | IIM Bangalore

“The organizers invest in you as a person and this is the best part about the camp.”

Sagarika Unnikrishnan Student at Government Law College, Mumbai

Partners from previous editions