Centre for Public Policy (CPP) at the Indian Institute of
Management Bangalore (IIMB) was created in 2000 through a strong
partnership agreement between the Department of Personnel and
Training (DoPT), Government of India (GoI), the United Nations
Development Programme (UNDP) and IIMB.
it has evolved into a leading policy think tank engaged in
cutting-edge research, teaching, training and capacity building and
works on improving development outcomes across the region. The CPP
pioneered the application of management disciplines for better
public services and governance in India and it runs the country’s
leading Masters-level programme in public policy and management. Its
strong evidence-based research has focused on government
innovations, regulation, policy making, administrative and
organizational reform, public-private partnerships and IT in
government. It conducts various innovative and influential executive
education and doctoral programmes.
CPP has been designated as a Centre of Excellence by the Ministry of
Urban Development and also by Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty
Alleviation. It work in public policy is continuously being
strengthened through strong collaborative networks and partnerships
with other policy think tanks, policy professionals and
practitioners around the world.