The Centre for Public Policy (CPP) at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) is an independent public interest-oriented policy think tank engaged in pioneering research, teaching, training and capacity-building. The Centre – established in 2000 through a partnership agreement between the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India (GoI), United Nations Development Programme and IIMB – aspires to lead policy-thinking and praxis in India, promoting equitable, inclusive and sustainable solutions to the concerns of citizens and public governance.
The twin of objectives of the Centre to influence policy discourse and improve governance are achieved through rigorous research and stakeholder engagement across domains. Its strong evidence-based research has focused on government innovations, regulation, policy-making, administrative and organizational reform, public-private partnerships and IT in government.
The Centre’s work in various areas of public policy is continuously being strengthened through robust collaborative networks and partnerships with a variety of think tanks, policy professionals and practitioners around the world. CPP has a significant presence in IIMB’s Post Graduate Programme in Public Policy and Management. Additionally, it also conducts various innovative and influential executive programmes.
A vibrant academic ambience for scholarly engagement has helped CPP emerge as a platform for ideation, debate and exploration.