Policy Lab India
Cultivating Collaboration Between Social Investment and Policy in India
The India Policy Leadership Lab seeks to help policymakers explore the diverse ways in which private capital could be leveraged
Our Core Mission
To empower public sector agents of change and to increase the states’ capacity in executing and achieving impact goals – and the India Lab creates a viable ecosystem for the policymaker do to so successfully.
Lab Engagement Outcomes
Participate in convenings to understand the scope and scale the impact of the policy initiatives
Take action on partnership opportunities between private sector stakeholders and the policymaker’s team/office
Challenges faced by Indian policymakers in achieving cross-sector convergence for impact
Policy Leadership Lab Fellow and Alumni
Secretary, Panchayat & Rural Development Department at Government of Chhattisgarh
CEO at Pune City Connect
Co-Founder at Lend a Hand India
Rai Mahimapat Ray
Deputy Commissioner, District Magistrate and Collector, Ranchi at Deputy Commissioner Office (Ranchi District)
Policymakers strengthen their capacity by
Participating in well-designed opportunities
that engages with social investors and resources to bring partnerships to fruition
Deep-diving into the social investment landscape
to deploy resources and deliver innovative models more effectively
Navigating through rigid engagement parameters
and overcoming barriers for effective partnership, thereby enabling policy implementation at all levels
Diverging from traditional fellowship models, the 12-month India Lab programme takes on a practice-based and adaptive approach that is able to efficiently navigate policymakers’ existing and often rigorous agendas and schedules. Through various forms of resources and tailored opportunities, the India Lab ably fosters credible partnerships and enable policymakers to access the right capital for their initiatives.
Induction and Consultation
Induction and Consultation
1-2 brief consultations with AVPN to understand the context in which the policy initiative operates in, define the gap that the initiative is hoping to address and provide an in-depth analysis on the type and scale of resources needed. Induction Ceremony at the AVPN India Summit and Policy Forum to formally introduce policymakers to the programme and connect them and their policy initiatives to Selection Committee members and Knowledge Partners.
Resources and Member Mapping
Full Engagement of AVPN Ecosystem
Advance social investment partnership potential along identified milestones
Surfaced best practices and partnerships for capacity building and ecosystem support for the policymaking community
Deepen your understanding with webinars
The unprecedented nature of 2020 has shown the importance of agile, responsive and innovative policymaking. We are very glad to be partnering with AVPN to engage with key selected policymakers and incubate their ideas to scale for large scale human impact through the India Policy Labs. Together we aspire to empower public sector actors of change to effectively leverage the potential of mobilizing private sector capital to advance policy initiatives for impact.
Managing Director of Asia Regional Office of Rockefeller Foundation