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Penn School of Arts and Sciences Monday, January 5, 2015

CASI in the News

CASI Director, Devesh Kapur was interviewed by Aditi Phadnis in the January 3, 2015 issue of Business Standard in an article titled "The PM Will Have to Bend the Sangh Parivar to His Will."

Additionally, Professor Kapur was quoted in a December 26, 2014 Washington Post article by Rama Lakshmi titled "Is India's Country-Wide Tax a 'Game-Changer' for Business?"


NREGS: Revamp or R.I.P.?

Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay
December 29, 2014

In this issue of India in Transition, Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay, Associate Professor of Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, argues that people still want to work on NREGS, but their demands are unrequited by fund allocations that are, defacto, supply driven.

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CASI Student Programs

Wishing all Penn students a restful winter break!  

Penn students interested in the CASI Summer 2015 Internship Program in India should keep checking the Student Programs Internship pages for updated partnerships. Be sure to open an application through the International Internship ProgramApplication Deadline: January 28, 2015. CASI Summer Internship Alumni will host information sessions or “Chai Chats” in January as an opportunity to meet in a small group and learn more about the program. Stay tuned for details.

Graduating Penn Seniors and Recent Penn Graduates of Bachelor's degree programs: are you thinking about post-bac fellowships? The Sobti Family Fellowship Fund is open and accepting applications! Application Deadline: January 23, 2015. Be sure to attend an Information Session led by past CASI Travel Funds Winners and CASI's Student Programs and Outreach Manager, Aparna Wilder.

Current Sobti Family Fellow, Vignesh Selvakumaran’s (SEAS'14) latest blog post on the CASI Student Programs Blog titled "Surgeries & ENABLE" was featured in the December 22, 2014 issue of Penn News Today.

Penn Students: Send us an email if you would like to be added to the CASI Student Programs Outreach List.


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