Publish Date: 2023-03-13 13:47:41
The engagement between Mr. Alok Rajan and the students of the School of Public Policy (SPP) at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) focused on the projects undertaken by the speaker and the intersection of public policy students in his projects.
During the discussion, Mr. Rajan, who is the Program Officer – State Capacity and Public Finance at BMGF, outlined the criteria used to select projects and the different types of interventions that can be done. The session also delved into the topic of health system design, where Mr. Rajan highlighted the importance of design thinking and the need to focus on transversal issues.
The engagement concluded with an interactive Q&A session where the students had the opportunity to ask Mr. Rajan various questions related to BMGF's projects and their potential roles as public policy professionals. Mr. Rajan patiently addressed the students' queries, providing them with valuable insights and perspectives.
Overall, the engagement provided a valuable learning experience for the students, as it exposed them to the workings of one of the world's largest philanthropic organizations and the potential avenues for making a meaningful impact in the field of public policy.