Rakshak Foundation Summer Research Program ‘2013 – Research Reports

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Albin Abraham


Project: Spreading Awareness about population control in rural areas
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Hyderabad
Mentor: Dr.. Manju Singh
Mentor Affiliation: IIM Calcutta
Mentor Designation: Program Manager, UNFPA
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Ayush Anand


Project: Police Reforms in India
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Kanpur
Mentor: Shri. Hari Kishore Kusumakar
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: Dy. Director, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel National Police Academy, Hyderabad.
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Aditi Annapurna


Project: Use of print media to propagate information and awareness about rural issues
Institute: 2nd Year, BA, Lady Shri Ram College for Women
Mentor: Shri. Amitabh Thakur
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: SP, Rules and Manual, Government of Uttar Pradesh
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Asit Anupam Naik


Project: Improving Primary Health Centres
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Kanpur
Mentor: Shri. Rajeev Kapoor
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Principal Secretary, Technical & Vocational Education

Aman Bafna


Project: National Career Service
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Delhi
Mentor: Shri. Shikhar Agrawal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: DGE&T
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Saurabh Baggaru


Project: Research Grant Proposals for Rakshak Foundation
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Kanpur
Mentor: Professor. Virendra Bansal
Mentor Affiliation: Rakshak Foundation
Mentor Designation: Primary Advisor
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Monika Bansal


Project: Comprehensive Strategy Aiming to Transform the Transportation Sector in Urban Areas
Institute: 1st Year, M.Sc., Madras School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Braj Kishore Prasad
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Principal Secretary of Transport, Govt. of Tamil Nadu
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Subinay Bedi


Project: Mahant Bhai Tirath Singh Ji Hospital - Project Proposal
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Indore
Mentor: Shri. S. N. Dhingra
Mentor Affiliation: Honorable Justice
Mentor Designation: Justice (retd.), Delhi High Court
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Anubhav Bhatnagar


Project: Low Cost Diagnosis for the Health Sector
Institute: 2nd Year, BA, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Mentor: Mr.. Sachin Bansal
Mentor Affiliation: Rakshak Foundation
Mentor Designation: Founder
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Upmanyu Bhaumik


Project: A Study on Exploitation of Surrogate Mothers in India
Institute: 2nd Year, LLB, Faculty of Law, ICFAI University
Mentor: Mr.. Sachin Bansal
Mentor Affiliation: Rakshak Foundation
Mentor Designation: Founder
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Sandhya Chandramohan


Project: Pay Commissions in India and Associated Issues
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Madras
Mentor: Shri. Ranjan Dwivedi
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: ADG, Human Rights, Govt. of UP
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Preojeet Chatterjee


Project: Simplifying the existing rules for common man to combat red tapism
Institute: 2nd Year, LLB, Faculty of Law, ICFAI University
Mentor: Professor. Arvind Verma
Mentor Affiliation: Other
Mentor Designation: Prof. Bloomington University Indiayana
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SIDDHARTH CHATURVEDI


Project: Inventions and Drug Patents
Institute: 2nd Year, LLB, NLU, Bhopal
Mentor: Mr.. ANANT SRIVASTAVA
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Assistant Controller of Patents, Indian Intellectual Property (Patent) Office, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India
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Ravi Choudhary


Project: Police-Public Interface: A Balanced Approach for Mutual Benefits
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Kharagpur
Mentor: Shri. Gopesh Agrawal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: DIG, Deputy Director (Administration and Works) and Faculty, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Nat'l Police Academy
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Yasha Dave


Project: Common Service Centres:Implementation & challenges
Institute: 4th Year, BTech, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
Mentor: Shri. Abhishek Singh
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Private Secretary to Union Minister of State for Finance at Government of India
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Lydia De Salma


Project: Scams in Capital Markets: modus operandi of fake companies and steps to curb them
Institute: 1st Year, M.Sc., Madras School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Ritesh Singh
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Private Secretary to Minister, Ministry of Science & Technology

Abhishek Dixit


Project: Human Rights and Effectiveness of institutions governing them
Institute: 3rd Year, LLB, NLU, Bhopal
Mentor: Mr.. Ranjan Dwivedi
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: ADG, Human Rights, UP Govt.
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Saurav Dutt


Project: Management of Foodgrain Production and Storage in India
Institute: 1st Year, M.Sc., Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Dr.. Milindo Chakrabarti
Mentor Affiliation: Sharda University
Mentor Designation: Professor
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Ekta Garg


Project: Issues of Rape Victims in the Indian Legal System
Institute: 4th Year, M.Sc., Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Anand Kumar
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: DIG, West Bengal
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Arkaprabha Ghosh


Project: Steps to Address Water Crisis in Delhi
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Guwahati
Mentor: Shri. Sandeep Mishra
Mentor Affiliation: Other
Mentor Designation: Additional Secretary(Environment) cum Secretary, Delhi Pollution Control Committee
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Mansee Goyal


Project: Fall in GDP growth: Causes, Effects and Solutions
Institute: 1st Year, M.Sc., Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Amit Nigam
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: IAS, Direct Income Tax
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khemchand Gujjar


Project: Improving the Driver
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Hyderabad
Mentor: Shri. Sanjeeb Patjoshi
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: IG, Road and Traffic Safety
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Aman Gupta


Project: Manufacturing Opportunities in India; Comparative analysis to other countries.
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Kanpur
Mentor: Mr.. Venkateshwar Maddila
Mentor Affiliation: Rakshak Foundation
Mentor Designation: Member
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Keshav Gupta


Project: Free Registration of Crime
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, Delhi Technological University
Mentor: Mr.. Mr Tripurari
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: DIG
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Alokik Jain


Project: Four year action plan for upgradation of ITI system in Uttar Pradesh
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Shillong
Mentor: Shri. Vikas Gothalwal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Additional Secretary
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Ankit Jain


Project: Issues in implementation of Right to Education
Institute: 4th Year, BTech, IIT Kharagpur
Mentor: Professor. Nishigandha Bhuyan
Mentor Affiliation: IIM Calcutta
Mentor Designation: Associate Professor
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Minal Karanwal


Project: Indecent Representation (Objectification) of women in Media and its Effect on the Society.
Institute: 1st Year, BA, St. Stephens College
Mentor: Shri. Nikhil Gupta
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: DIG, Deputy Director and Faculty, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Nat'l Police Academy, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
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Sreemukh Kardas


Project: Use of Information Technology and Preparation of Dashboard for the Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Department
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Kharagpur
Mentor: Shri. SP Goyal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Secretary, UPID
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Meenakshi Khosla


Project: Measuring performance of MPs
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Kanpur
Mentor: Professor. Arvind Verma
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: Professor, Indiana University at Bloomington, Department of Criminal Justice
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Ravi Kiran Bachu


Project: Relevance & Efficacy of National Rural Health Mission - at the grassroots level
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Madras
Mentor: Dr.. Manju Singh
Mentor Affiliation: Other
Mentor Designation: Consultant & Family Program Manager, Kota division, UNFPA

Jyoth Kumar Karanam


Project: EMPOWERMENT OF YOUTH IN INDIA
Institute: 1st Year, BTech, IIM Calcutta
Mentor: Shri. YOGENDER CHAUDHRY
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Revenue Service (IRS)
Mentor Designation: ADVISOR-COMPETITION COMMISSION OF INDIA
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Praveen Kumar S


Project: Strategy for projects and schemes in foreign countries
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Calcutta
Mentor: Shri. B.S Prakash
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
Mentor Designation: Former Ambassador of India to Brazil
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Anshika Kushwaha


Project: Best Practices In Skill Development
Institute: 2nd Year, BA, Sri Ram College of Commerce
Mentor: Mr.. Dilip Chenoy
Mentor Affiliation: Other
Mentor Designation: CEO & MD ,NSDC
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Garima Lekhwani


Project: Challenges in Scaling up mHealth in India
Institute: 2nd Year, BA, Hindu College
Mentor: Dr.. Vinayak Prasad
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Revenue Service (IRS)
Mentor Designation: Project Manager, WHO
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Pragati Mishra


Project: Economic working model of Corporate Social Responsibility: An Analysis of Shared value approach to Business and Society
Institute: 1st Year, B.Sc., St. Stephens College
Mentor: Shri. Rajeev Mishra
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: Joint Commissioner Of Police
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Ankita Mitra


Project: Comprehensive Study of NGOs, their profile, work, activities with special regard to grants
Institute: 1st Year, MA, Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Mr.. Sachin Bansal
Mentor Affiliation: Rakshak Foundation
Mentor Designation: President, Rakshak Foundation
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Samip Mohan


Project: Process Integrity in Criminal Justice System
Institute: 5th Year, LLB, NLU, Bhopal
Mentor: Shri. Jyotiswaroop Pandey
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: DGP, Chhattisgarh (Retd.)
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Divya Monga


Project: Tourism industry -Study of best practices, and suggestions to improve
Institute: 2nd Year, M.Sc., Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Harikishore S
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Director, Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala
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Apoorvaa P


Project: Credibility and Accountability of Media
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Shillong
Mentor: Shri. B S Prakash
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
Mentor Designation: Former Ambassador to Brazil
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Anup Phulsundar


Project: Four year action plan for up-gradation of existing ITI system in Uttar Pradesh
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Indore
Mentor: Shri. Vikas Gothalwal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Special Secretary, UP Government
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Ruby Rani


Project: Crop Insurance: A Risk Mitigating Strategy
Institute: 1st Year, M.Sc., Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Professor. Milindo Chakrabarty
Mentor Affiliation: Sharda University
Mentor Designation: Professor, Business Studies
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Vishal Raut


Project: Industrial Training Institute, Pataudi
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Calcutta
Mentor: Mr.. Shivnarayan Dhingra
Mentor Affiliation: Honorable Justice
Mentor Designation: Retired Justice, Delhi High Court
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Shreeyank Samudre


Project: Adapting of Indian Homes for Staying of Elderly
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
Mentor: Shri. Sunil Gulati
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Chief Vigilance Officer, Delhi Development Authority
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ADITYA SAURABH


Project: Alternate and Low Cost Construction Material and Techniques
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Bombay
Mentor: Smt.. Alka Upadhyaya
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: CEO, Madhya Pradesh Rural Road Development Authority
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Sameer Shaikh


Project: Pan India System to Trace Missing Persons
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, BITS Pilani
Mentor: Shri. Rajesh Kumar
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: SP
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Hari Shankar G S


Project: A Case Study on the Implementation of SPV powered Irrigation Pumps in Punjab
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Shillong
Mentor: Shri. Surinder Singh
Mentor Affiliation: Rakshak Foundation
Mentor Designation: Director, PEDA, Punjab
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Shilpi Sharma


Project: Financial Management and Project Analysis Of U. P. Irrigation Department
Institute: 2nd Year, BA, Sri Ram College of Commerce
Mentor: Shri. S. P. Goyal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Secretary, UPID
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Sourav Shaw


Project: Improvement of railways website and evaluate the provision of nomeal option in superfast premium trains
Institute: 4th Year, BTech, IIT Kharagpur
Mentor: Shri. Mukul Mathur
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Railway Service (IRS)
Mentor Designation: Executive director, traffic/ppp
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Ananta Shinde


Project: Explorint the potential for Payment of Ecosystem Services in Himachal Pradesh
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur
Mentor: Shri. Jasjit Singh Walia
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Forrest Service (IFS)
Mentor Designation: Managing Director, H.P State Forest Development Corporation Ltd.
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Shruti Shukla


Project: Improving Municipal Solid Waste Management Practices
Institute: 3rd Year, M.Sc., Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, University of Pune
Mentor: Shri. Anurag Chaudhary
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: SDM, Gwalior
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Richee Singh


Project: Crime record management system CCTNS for U.P Police
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Calcutta
Mentor: Shri. Asim Arun
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: DIG,Technical Services,U.P police
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Pooja Singh


Project: Homelessness in Rural areas and Efficacy of housing schemes
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Roorkee
Mentor: Smt.. Alka Upadhyaya
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Chief Executive Officer, MP Rural Road Development Authority
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PRASHANT SINGH


Project: Encouraging youth participation in policy making process in India
Institute: 1st Year, LLB, Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Punjab
Mentor: Shri. Rahul Srivastava
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: Directoe, Cabinet Secretariat, Prime Minister office
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Gaurav Singh


Project: Strategy to increase awareness about Invoices
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Bombay
Mentor: Shri. Manoj Ahuja
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Commissioner, Commercial Taxes Department, Government of Odisha
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Inderveer Singh


Project: Prevention of Cybercrime: Issues and Challenges
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Kanpur
Mentor: Shri. Venkata Rama Sastry Pidaparthi
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: IG, National Investigation Agency
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Manish Singh


Project: Curbing the menace of Child Labor in India
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Roorkee
Mentor: Dr.. Jagdish Kaur
Mentor Affiliation: Other
Mentor Designation: Chief Medical Officer in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
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Medha Sinha


Project: Finding the co-relation between alcohol, drugs and crime
Institute: 2nd Year, B.Sc., Hindu College
Mentor: Shri. Nitin Tiwari
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: SSP, Ghaziabad
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Akansha Srivastava


Project: The Status Quo of Nurses in India :A study of the neglected section of working class
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Kanpur
Mentor: Ms.. C.N Bhargavi
Mentor Affiliation: Other
Mentor Designation: Professor
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Suman Suman


Project: Direct Cash Transfer in India
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Calcutta
Mentor: Mr.. Skand Tayal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
Mentor Designation: Former ambassador of India to South Korea and Uzbekistan
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Osheen Tripathi


Project: Soft Skills Training To Marginalized Youth: Issues And Challenges
Institute: 2nd Year, BA, Hindu College
Mentor: Shri. Atul Bhatnagar
Mentor Affiliation: Rakshak Foundation
Mentor Designation: COO, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC)
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Jithin Varghese


Project: Generic Drug Distribution Regulations and Policy Issues
Institute: 4th Year, MTech, IIT Madras
Mentor: Dr.. Jagdish Kaur
Mentor Affiliation: Other
Mentor Designation: Chief Medical Officer, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India
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Mehul Varshney


Project: To increase the efficiency of Gujarat Police using the tool of e-Governance
Institute: 2nd Year, BTech, IIT Delhi
Mentor: Shri. Manoj Agarwal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Police Service (IPS)
Mentor Designation: IPS,I.G.P.,S.C.R.B, State Crime Records
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Nidhi Verma


Project: Low Cost Financial Alternatives for Renewable Energy Projects and Promotion ofFinancing
Institute: 2nd Year, MA, Gokhale Institute of Poltics and Economics
Mentor: Shri. Alok Srivastava
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Joint Secretary, MNRE
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Charu Wadhwa


Project: Public Private Partnership in Infrastructure projects in India: Lessons learnt and the way forward
Institute: 2nd Year, M.Sc., Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Alok Shekhar Srivastava
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Private Secretary to Minister of State, External Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs
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Farhadeeba Wadood


Project: A Critical Analysis of Government schools
Institute: 1st Year, M.Sc., Delhi School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Narayan Nigam
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Directorate
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Yashvir Yadav


Project: Improving voter turnout in the elections
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Kharagpur
Mentor: Mr.. Sujeet Kumar
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Joint Magistrate
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Chandrakumar A


Project: Transport Planning Strategy: Improvement of Bus services in Chandigarh
Institute: 1st Year, MBA, IIM Calcutta
Mentor: Shri. Ajoy Sharma
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Special Secretary (Finance), UT-Chandigarh
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Mustafa Baqari


Project: Revitalizing Public Libraries in India
Institute: 3rd Year, BTech, IIT Hyderabad
Mentor: Shri. Manoj Bharti
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Foreign Service (IFS)
Mentor Designation: Ambassador of India to Republic of Belarus
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Sarbani Ghosh


Project: Feasibility of diversification of landuse from rice to agroforestry in Punjab
Institute: 1st Year, M.Sc., Madras School of Economics
Mentor: Shri. Saurabh Gupta
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Forrest Service (IFS)
Mentor Designation: IFS, Conservator of Forests, Punjab
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Sahil Mehra


Project: Punjab Right to Service Act
Institute: 4th Year, MA, Gokhale Institute of Poltics and Economics
Mentor: Shri. Subodh Agarwal
Mentor Affiliation: Indian Administrative Service (IAS)
Mentor Designation: Chief Commissioner, Punjab Right to Service Comission
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