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05 November 2014
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CCS DashboardJeevika: Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival, 13-14 December 2014

Jeevika Asia Livelihood Documentary Festival


Attention filmmakers – you have TEN days to send in your entries for the Jeevika: Asia livelihood Documentary Festival. Your documentary could sow the seeds of much needed reform in the livelihood policy space! We are also introducing the first ever Jeevika Freedom Award – recognising outstanding films about challenges and successes faced by edupreneurs in India. Winners get awards worth INR 130,000 and a trip to Nepal to attend the Asia Liberty Forum.

Click here to submit your film. Deadline for applications is 15 November 2014. For more information about the festival, guidelines for submission and snapshots of our previous festivals, visit our website or contact Sadaf Hussain ( | +91-99531 33868).

Date: 13-14 December 2014
Venue: UChicago Center in Delhi

Help us promote the festival! Click here to find out what you can do.

CCS Dashboard#ccstalks Tweetchat on ‘What are the consequences of fee regulation in schools?’, 12 November 2014, 7-8pm

TweetChat on #Repeal100LawsWhy do we have fee regulation for private schools? What are the social and economic implications of a regulating the education market?

Join us for #ccstalks Tweetchat, on Wednesday 12 November at 7pm! Log in to or Twitter and follow #ccstalks. We look forward to chatting with you! For more information, contact Manasi Bose (

CCS DashboardAsia Liberty Forum, 8-10 January 2015

Asia Liberty ForumLinda Whetsone, Chairman and CEO, Network for a Free Society will be giving the keynote address at ALF 2015! Linda is one of the leading ladies of the liberty movement, and has worked tirelessly, effectively and quietly behind the scenes for the worldwide spread of liberty for more than half a century. She will be talking about how to engage the youth on  ideas of liberty. Don’t miss it! Register NOW for the 3rd annual Asia Liberty Forum! hosted by CCS in partnership with Samriddhi, The Prosperity Foundation and Friedrich Naumann Foundation.

Contact Srijan Bandyopadhyay ( | +91-99536 72130).

CCS DashboardSchool Choice National Conference, 19 December 2014

School Choice National ConferenceThis year’s conference is focused on ‘Freedom in Education’. How do different stakeholders across the world perceive freedom in education? What  are the policies that enable more freedom in different education systems? What are some models that empower parents and students to exercise freedom in education? Join us for a day of expert panel discussions as we explore these questions! Register NOW.

Contact Rohan Joshi ( | +91-91676 40902) for more information.

CCS DashboardThink Tank Start Up Training, 5-8 January 2015

Think Tank Start Up TrainingThe Think Tank Start Up Training is a great opportunity for young enterprising individuals starting out in the think tank space. The training helps participants identify or strengthen the core purpose and identity of their organisation or project and develop their strategic thinking skills, as well as equips them with fundamental concepts of impactful communication. Register NOW! Contact Srijan Bandyopadhyay ( | +91-99536 72130) for more information.

CCS Events Calendar
Upcoming Events

10-12 November 2014 - ìpolicy for Development Leaders, Ahmedabad

12 November 2014, 7-8 pm - #ccstalks TweetChat on ‘What are the consequences of fee regulation in schools?’

04-06 December 2014 - Liberty Fund Colloquium

13-14 December 2014 - Jeevika Asia Livelihood Festival, New Delhi

19 December 2014 - 6th Annual School Choice National Conference, New Delhi

05-08 January 2015 - Think Tank Start Up Training 2015, Kathmandu, Nepal

08-10 January 2015 - 3rd Annual Asia Liberty Forum, Kathmandu, Nepal

27-29 January 2015 - ìpolicy for Young Leaders, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar

Spontaneous Order
Amit Chandra & Parth J Shah of Centre for Civil Society write "PPP: Balancing Equity and Efficiency"

Jeevika Campaign: Over a decade of Impact
Jeevika Campaign: Over a Decade of Impact
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Latest Research

Analysis of School Fee Regulation in India by Sajad Santhosh

Challenges to School Edupreneurs in the Existing Environment: Case Study of Delhi & Gujarat by Meril Antony

Support our demand to assess all schools and accord recognition on the basis of learning outcomes! Sign the petition NOW.

For more information contact  
Sadaf Hussain  
M: +91 99531-33868  

Centre for Civil Society  
A-69, Hauz Khas  
New Delhi - 110 016, India  
Ph: +91 11 26537456, 26521882  
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