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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 India's unique genetics to why China isn't really trying to take over the world. New episodes out every Thursday. The Pragati Podcast is the titular podcast of the online magazine Pragati, and has a lot more brain fodder at www.thinkpragati.com.

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    • 4.8 • 97 Ratings

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 India's unique genetics to why China isn't really trying to take over the world. New episodes out every Thursday. The Pragati Podcast is the titular podcast of the online magazine Pragati, and has a lot more brain fodder at www.thinkpragati.com.

    Ep. 157: The Science and Magic of Indian Food with Krish Ashok

    Ep. 157: The Science and Magic of Indian Food with Krish Ashok

    Krish Ashok and Pavan Srinath explore the science, knowledge, and the wonder of Indian home cooking, on Episode 157 of The Pragati Podcast.

    • 1 hr 34 min
    Ep. 156: How Does a Bill Become a Law?

    Ep. 156: How Does a Bill Become a Law?

    Kaushiki Sanyal explains how bills become laws in India, on Episode 156 of The Pragati Podcast.

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Ep. 155: The Nobel Pursuit of Science

    Ep. 155: The Nobel Pursuit of Science

    Professor Gautam Menon talks to host Pavan Srinath about the Nobel Prize, what they mean for scientists, and how they shape science.

    • 55 min
    Ep. 154: The Role of an RBI Deputy Governor

    Ep. 154: The Role of an RBI Deputy Governor

    Economist Viral Acharya talks to host Pavan Srinath about his tenure as the Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

    • 39 min
    Ep. 153: Fixing NPAs in Indian Banks

    Ep. 153: Fixing NPAs in Indian Banks

    Former RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya talks to host Pavan Srinath about understanding and fixing India's persistent Bank NPA problem.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Ep. 152: The Safety of a Good Pension

    Ep. 152: The Safety of a Good Pension

    Whether in 1980 or in 2020, the idea of a good, assured pension is an incentive like few others. Economist Renuka Sane talks to host Pavan Srinath on Episode 152 of The Pragati Podcast

    • 1 hr 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
97 Ratings

97 Ratings

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Deep, beautifully Indian perspective, on a variety of topics

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You’ll come away from each show (depending on your level of interest in the topic at hand), with a deeper, better informed view and understanding of the topic.

Well mounted and well researched show.

Thanks to the team doing this..

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