GEDY India in collaboration with Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, is going to organize “International Conference on Governance and Public Policy” during 22-23 February, 2020 at RGNIYD, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu.

Call for Paper: The conference welcomes research from all disciplines that incorporates the theme of the conference. We are especially interested in special lectures, panel and papers that are unique in their emphasis on observation and insight into the theme or any particular sub-theme. We invite papers exploring the links between the governance and policy sciences, how politics shapes and is shaped by pubic policy. Theoretical and empirical papers shedding light on the opportunities and constraints of different political mechanisms and institutional arrangements, and social and economic contexts shaping public policy are welcome. Papers are invited from government officers, practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students on contemporary issues in public policy befitting any of the conference tracks as mentioned under. 1. Welfare State Policy and Governance 2. Foreign Policy and National Security 3. Sectorial Policy – Status and Evaluation (Health, Education, Economic and others) 4. State-Business Relations 5. Policies for Millennials 6. Local Governance and Development 7. Environmental Policies 8. Urban Policy – Issues and Way Forward 9. Politics and Governance 10. Policies for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Guidelines for Abstract and Paper Submission:
a) The acceptable word range for the abstract is 300 – 500 words. The abstracts which do not meet
this word limit will be sent back to the author(s) to be revised. The limit is excluding keywords
and authors’ biography.
b) Your submission should be in Microsoft Word, Times New Roman font, 12pt, with 1.5 spacing and
in English (UK).
c) We encourage you to send an informative abstract (complete abstract) which is a summary of a
paper’s substance including its background, purpose, methodology, results, and conclusion.
d) Please send in a brief biography of the author together with the Abstract.
Abstract can be sent to (Last Date: 10/February/2020)

Guidelines for Full Paper Submission : a) The acceptable word range for the final paper will be 3000-5000.
b) It should be in Microsoft Word, Times New Roman font, 12pt, with 1.5 spacing and in English(UK). It should follow the American Psychological Association(APA) style.
c) Name, Designation, Affiliation and Contact Details (Phone and Email Address) of the Author.
In case of more than one author the paper should carry the name and affiliation of all the authors
and should clearly indicate the corresponding author with phone and email address.
d) Checked for spelling, grammar and punctuation. Full Papers can be sent to
(Full Paper can be sent by 10/March/2020 for publication)

Registration Fee
Sr. No Category Indian Foreign
1 UG/PG Students INR 600.00 USD 20.00
2 PhD Scholars INR 800.00 USD 30.00
3 Academicians INR 1200.00 USD 50.00
4 Corporate INR 1500.00 USD 50.00
Note: Registration fee includes Conference Kit, Conference certificate, 2 Breakfast, 2 Lunch, 1 dinner and Tea/Coffee during session breaks.

Venue: Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Chennai-Bengaluru Highway, Sriperumbudur, Tamil Nadu, India – 602105
Nearest Airport : Chennai International Airport (MAA)
Nearest Railway Stations: Chennai Central, Chennai Egmore, Tambaram, Tiruvallur.
About Venue
Place of Attractions nearby: Mahabalipuram (UNESCO World Heritage), Kanchipuram-Famous for Temples and Silk, Sri Ramanujam Temple, Rajiv Gandhi Memorial, Chennai City, and lot more.
Climate : Daytime temperatures usually reach 29°C in Sriperumbudur during the third week of February with moderate heat and humidity, falling to 20°C at night.

For any queries, feel free to contact
Prof. Inderjeet Singh Sodhi: 9414064162
Ms. Nalini Mishra: 8299747819
Ms. Priya Arasu T.: 9650672598
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