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Fortnightly update of events at Centre for Civil Society   |   05 October 2016

Share your Good and Bad experiences as an Indian Entrepreneur

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What were the most unique problems or roadblocks that you've faced while running your business in India? Centre for Civil Society (CCS) is crowd sourcing feedback from entrepreneurs and business owners from across the country to kick start a dialogue on the business environment in our nation. Join the conversation by sharing your story and be part of the movement to improve the 'ease of doing business' in our country.

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Create and Share Inspiring Stories on Education


Centre for Civil Society is organizing "EduDoc 2016", an international short film competition with 'education' as the primary theme. If you are an edupreneur, a teacher or an activist who works in the educational sector, create a five minute documentary on the work that you do and share it with us. The best three videos will be awarded cash prizes, and the top five will be screened at the annual School Choice National Conference on 03 December 2016.

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Submission Deadline: 30 October 2016

Learn more about the Competition | EduDoc2016 Entry Form

Registrations for the 8th School Choice National Conference to Open Soon

8th SCNC National Conference Video

The School Choice National Conference (SCNC) is CCS's flagship conference on education which brings together edupreneurs, education planners, school officials and Government officers, to discuss and deliberate on the future of education in India. The 8th edition of this conference with see a strong reflection of the ongoing debates and discussions surrounding the formulation of the New Education Policy by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development.

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03 December 2016 | India Habitat Centre, New Delhi

Submit your Ideas for the New Education Policy of the Indian Government

NEP Wiki

National Education Policy Alliance, India's diverse group of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), has started an avant-garde concept of creating a Wiki on the Government's National Education Policy (NEP) to democratize the policy discourse. What educational policy changes do YOU want to see in the Government’s NEP? Submit your policy ideas and join the conversation on

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Conference and Book Launch: "Liberalism in India: Past, Present and Future"

8th SCNC National Conference Video

CCS will be hosting a Conference along with the launch of Festschrift with original chapters by 15 authors on the history and development of liberal thought in India, as well as some of the most pressing issues facing our country today. Contributing authors include Atanu Dey, Laveesh Bhandari, Barun Mitra, Surjit Bhalla, J P Narayan, Jaithirth Rao, Nirvikar Singh, R Jagannathan, Ashok Desai, Nitin Pai, Parth J Shah, Gurcharan Das, Hindol Sengupta, Seetha Parthasarathy and Lord Alderdice.

(Attendance at the conference is by invitation only)

20 November 2016 | The Claridges Hotel, New Delhi

Upcoming Events

7 - 9 October 2016
ìpolicy for Young Leaders,
(October 2016)

9 October 2016
Liberty Connect: CCS Alumni Meet in Delhi-October 2016

3 - 6 November 2016
Colloquium on Liberty, Democracy, and Public Choice

20 November 2016
Liberalism in India:
Past, Present and Future

Minoo Masani | 'All Isms have become Wasms' (1944)


Funeral for a Telephone: Shreekanth Gupta

Funeral for a Telephone: Shreekanth Gupta

A History of Liberal Interventions in India: Geeta Gouri

India Before 91

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