"We are grateful for their (Tata Trusts') support, which will significantly bolster and accelerate our efforts to establish the School of Public Policy as the country's leading centre of research, education and engagement on the role of public policy," IIT-Delhi Director Ramgopal Rao said at an event.
The school is in the process of hiring its first crop of faculty members to work broadly on topics such as energy, environment, agriculture, food, water, digital information system, health innovations and sustainable habits.
"We intend to work on different topics. For now, we are working on a few projects, related to higher education, biotechnology and how the farmers are using the information provided by Met department," Rao explained.
"We hope to start our first batch of Masters from 2020," Ambuj Sagar, Head of the School of Public Policy, told IANS.