28 MLAs from Meghalaya attend the Public Policy Workshop organised by the Bharti Institute of Public Policy, ISB

By Firmediac news May 26, 2023
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[Mohali, May 26, 2023]: Twenty-eight legislators of Meghalaya, including the Minister of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, attended a week-long ‘Public Policy Workshop for Legislators’, conducted by the Bharti Institute of Public Policy (BIPP) at the Mohali campus of ISB. The workshop was conducted as part of the ‘Parliamentary and Legislative Support Programme’ by BIPP, ISB.

The workshop aimed at strengthening the legislative institution by exploring leadership challenges and solutions for the policymakers. It facilitated Meghalaya legislators with insights into research-oriented policy formulation and implementation through case studies, group assignments and team-building activities. The cohort of the Public Policy Workshop had an opportunity to meet and interact with Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor of Punjab.

Besides legislators, the workshop also saw the participation of the Meghalaya Institute of Governance officials, senior functionaries of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, and fellows of the Meghalaya Legislative Research Fellowship.

“Meghalaya is the first north-eastern state to start with a legislative fellowship programme, with young and highly motivated fellows assisting legislators in research and data analysis on issues of state importance and urgency. The purpose of this Parliamentary and Legislative Support Programme is to aid and improve the deliberations of the Legislative Assembly,” said Aiban Swer, Director, Meghalaya Institute of Governance and Project Lead, Meghalaya Legislative Research Fellowship programme.

The workshop had several key sessions on capacity building, leadership, working in cohesion, policy implementation and its challenges. This workshop was organised in furtherance of Bharti Institute’s multi-point collaboration with the Government of Meghalaya.

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