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LAMP: Glimpse of what goes into policy-making and the politics behind it

Prominent people with domain knowledge address workshops, helping the fellows to grow their network and offering access to those they can learn further from

The first batch was started with 12 fellows. The fellows help with all parliamentary work.
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The first batch was started with 12 fellows. The fellows help with all parliamentary work.This can include help with answers to parliamentary questions, research, writing on various Bills to be tabled

Anjuli Bhargava New Delhi
It was after finishing her bachelor’s degree in economics from Ferguson, Pune followed by a master’s degree at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) that Iravati Damle, now 28, realised that she wanted to make a shift from economics and development studies into the space of public policy.

But coming from a non-Delhi and non-political family from the holiday town of Lonavala, Damle didn’t have the usual opportunities available to those who are in the “right circles” to make inroads into the space. 

That’s when she came across Legislative Assistants To Members of Parliament (LAMP), a fellowship started by PRS India

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First Published: Jun 29 2019 | 10:42 PM IST

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