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Political Commitment to Public Services in India

India Observatory public seminar

Date: Wednesday 25 February 2015
Time: 2-3.30pm
Venue: TW1 2.04, Tower 1
Speaker: Dr S. Vivek
Chair: Dr Ruth Kattumuri

Most people in Tamil Nadu have access to schools, basic healthcare, water, transport and other basic public services – with remarkable impact on people’s well-being. In this seminar, Dr S.Vivek will examine how Tamil Nadu developed its commitment to services, and how it relates to the politics of public services elsewhere in India.

Dr S. Vivek is a social scientist working with the Program on Liberation Technology at Stanford University. He obtained his PhD in Social Sciences at Syracuse University prior to which, he worked as the coordinator of India’s Right to Food Campaign.

Dr Ruth Kattumuri is Co-Director of the LSE Asia Research Centre and India Observatory.

The India Observatory is a centre to develop, enhance and undertake multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and programmes related to India's economy, politics and society. For further information about the event please visit Political Commitment to Public Services in India.

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