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The Pragati Podcast

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Take a step back from noisy political debates and tune in to rich conversations on India and the world. The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations. Science-geek-turned-policy-wonk Pavan Srinath talks to scholars and experts on everything from Ind… read more


Ep. 79: Corporate-Government Relations in India.

How should we think of the relationship between governments and businesses? Can the private sector engage with governments in a way that doesn't involve corruption, cronyism and more? Is 'Lobbying' a bad word?

Rahul Sharma speaks to host Pavan Srinath on Episode 79 of The Pragati Podcast on how corporate-government relations are evolving in India.

Rahul Sharma( is one of India's top public affairs professionals, and Managing Director at APCO Worldwide. He was previously the Deputy Secretary General at FICCI, the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry. He is a Founding Member and former President of PAFI, the Public Affairs Forum of India. He also teaches strategic media engagement at the Takshashila Institution's Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy.

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