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Inside JGU 2020 - Issue 3 (March)

Student Spotlight: JSGP student emerges as regional winner of 2020 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition

Harsha Pareek (‘19 JSGP) emerged as the regional winner of the 2020 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition that allows graduate students in public policy and related fields to test their skills on real-world data. This year, around 400 students from 114 universities in 46 countries took part in the NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition. Pareek came first at the Bengaluru competition site. Participants competed at seven global host sites including National Law School of India University in Bengaluru, Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, and George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. A total of 64 participating teams were evaluated on simulation scores, teamwork, organisation, policy decision making, and policy presentations. The seven winning teams move on to the global round in which a panel of prominent judges will identify the global winner.