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Date: Monday, September 26, 2022Time: 6.00 – 7.30 pm IST / 8.30 – 10.00 am ET

Attend in Person: Lecture Hall 1, India International Centre Annexe, New Delhi (high tea at 5.30pm)

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S V Subramanian, Professor of Population Health and Geography at Harvard University.


Dr. K.S. James, Director and Senior Professor, International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS)

Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India

Shailesh Pathak, Director, Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP)


Description:The seminar will discuss the role and significance of Members of Parliament (MPs) for evidence-based public policy dialogue, monitoring and action, and the need for routine data on health, nutrition, and development indicators at the geographical unit of Parliamentary Constituencies (PC). The seminar will identify the current gaps and present a solution. Additionally, an interactive public dashboard is presented – developed as part of the India Policy Insights initiative – that will enable MPs, their constituents, and interested stakeholders to track policy indicators across various programs of Government of India for their respective PCs.


Co-hosted By:

Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University (

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (

Center for Geographic Analysis, Harvard University ( )

The Lancet Citizen’s Commission on Reimagining India’s Health System (