​National Conference on Media and Public Policy in India​

National Conference on Media and Public Policy in India
by Centre of Excellence in Public Policy and Government
Indian Institute of Management Kashipur
21-22 January 2016

Concept Note:

The Centre of Excellence in Public Policy and Government at Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is organising its First Annual National Conference on Public Policy during 21 and 22 January 2016. The theme of this year’s conference is Media and Public Policy in India. The conference is intended to enhance knowledge domain in media as well as public policy in Indian context. Hence, we welcome papers from multiple disciplines and different domains in media and public policy.


The specific subthemes of the conference will be, but not limited to

  • Print Media and Public Policy
  • Electronic Media and Public Policy
  • New Media and Public Policy
  • Social Media and Public Policy
  • Community Media and Public Policy

Papers may address either public policy in general or any specific policy such as health, education, sanitation, gender, conflict resolution, natural resources and development.

Call for Papers Guideline:
  • Title of the paper must not be more than 15 words.
  • Name of the author with footnote.
  • Position, affiliation, email and mobile number should be mentioned in the footnote.
  • Abstract should be written in English(United Kingdom) within 250 – 300 words.
  • There should be 4 – 5 keywords followed by abstract.
  • Font type- Times New Roman.Font Size- Title (14), Abstract (12), Footnote (10).
  • 1.5 spacing with 1 inch margin in all sides.
  • Submit in MS Word document.
  • Full paper must be within 5000 – 6000 words including references, tables and figures.
Travel and Logistics:

Paper presenters will be provided rail fare (2AC/3AC/Sleeper). Accommodation will be provided for three nights stay only, in double occupancy as per our institutional norms.


There is no registration fee for paper presenters. However, it is mandatory to register to present your paper in the conference. Registration form will be sent to the selected paper presenters and collected back through email.


All the papers will be published as a Conference E-Proceeding with ISBN number. Selected papers may be developed for publication along definite themes. We are currently in discussions with a few leading international publishers to produce an edited book of selected conference papers.

Important Dates:

Last date for abstract12 December 2015
Date of Intimation14 December 2015
Last date for full paper31 December 2015
Conference date21-22 January 2016

About the Institute and COE-PPG:

Indian Institute of Management Kashipur commenced operations from July 2011 with Post-Graduate Programme in Management. The institute also offers Executive Post Graduate Programme, Fellow Programme and Executive Fellow Programme in Management. The Centre of Excellence in Public Policy and Government (COE-PPG) of the institute is a platform to serve as a bridge between policy makers, government agencies, civil society, industries and academia by supporting scholarly research, training programmes and other capacity building activities.

Nearest Place for Visit: Jim Corbett National Park:

Jim Corbett National Park, the oldest national park in India is just 32 kilometres away from IIM Kashipur. Hence, you may visit the park on 23 January 2016 in a group. We are planning for it in a group, but paid.

Contact Persons:

Dr Bidu Bhusan Dash,
Academic Associate in Communication
Cell No- +917830666700
Mr Anas Raushan,
Academic Associate in COE-PPG,
Cell No- +919760444087
Contact Email: coeppg@iimkashipur.ac.in