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Congratulation to Dr. Himanshu Jha
Dr. Himanshu Jha's (Department of Political Science at the SAI) PhD thesis on 'Capturing lnstitutional Change: Case of Right to Information Act in lndia' has been awarded the prestigious Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and lndustry (SICCI) award for the best PhD dissertation in 2016 at the National University of Singapore.

This thesis examines the process of institutional change through the lenses of transformation in the ‘information regime’ in India by tracing the passage of the Right to Information Act (RTIA), 2005. This doctoral work nuances the mainstream narrative on the evolution of the RTIA and contributes conceptually to the literature on institutional change.
08 Aug 2017
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