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Aligned with Ashoka University's overarching mission, the platform seeks to democratize education by offering a diverse array of online programs. Whether catering to high-school and college students, working professionals, or lifelong learners, AshokaX aims to bridge gaps in traditional education models.

How to Change Your Life

Faculty: Dr Sanna Balsari-Palsule is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Social and Behavioural Change, Ashoka University

Course Dates: January 15, 2024 (tentative date, subject to change)

Application Deadline: January 7, 2024

Introduction to the Science of Climate Change

Faculty: Professor Gautam Menon, Dean of Research, Professor of Physics and Biology, and Head of Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability (3CS) at Ashoka University.

Course Dates: January 25, 2024 to March 30, 2024 (tentative date, subject to change)

Application Deadline: December 10, 2023

Certificate Course: Rs 40,000/- (all inclusive)

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Demystifying Regulatory Landscape for the Financial Sector

Learners: CEOs, CFOs and General Counsels of PE, VC firms and Financial Institutions


19 April, 2024

2:00 PM to 7:30 PM*

The Legacy Hall,

St Regis, Mumbai

20 April, 2024

9:30 AM to 5:30 PM

The Legacy Hall,

St Regis, Mumbai

*followed by drinks and dinner

Key Speakers

U K Sinha

Former Chairman,


Ashok Chawla

Former Chairperson,


K V Kamath


Jio Financial Services

D Subbarao

Former Governor,


Somasekhar Sundaresan

Additional Judge,

Bombay High Court

M S Sahoo

Former Chairperson,


Bahram N Vakil


AZB & Partners

K P Krishnan

Former Secretary,

Government of India

C K G Nair



Ashish Dhawan

Founding Chairperson,

Ashoka University

Founder and Chairman, TCF

Ananth Narayan G

Whole Time Member,


Ajay Shah



Renuka Ramnath


Multiples Asset Management Ltd

Amarjeet Singh

Executive Director,


G Padmanabhan

Former Executive Director,


Luis Miranda



Rajat Tandon



Vikas Dimble



Bhaskar Dutta


Ashoka University

Key Takeaways

  1. Overview of Indian Regulatory Systems and Financial Regulators
  2. Navigating Indian Regulatory Systems
  3. Understanding the Interplay of MoF, RBI, and SEBI
  4. Inside the Regulator's Room: Unveiling the Decision-Making Process
  5. Mastering Regulatory Consulting: Effective Engagement Strategies
  6. Connecting the Dots: Identifying and Engaging with Key Regulatory Stakeholders
  7. Navigating Competition: The Role of the Competition Commission
  8. Decoding the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board
  9. Private Sector Insights on Effective Regulatory Engagement
  10. Legal Perspectives on Engaging Effectively with Regulators
  11. Unlocking Opportunities: IFSCA Offerings for PE/VC Firms, Banks, and Financial Institutions

Programme Fee: INR 1,69,000/- (GST 18% extra)

Madhavi Menon

Professor of English, Ashoka University

Director, Centre for Studies in Gender & Sexuality

Director of the PhD Programme in English

Ph.D. Tufts University

Madhavi Menon is an eminent theorist and scholar of gender, sexuality, politics, and identity. 

She joined Ashoka University in 2013 as one of its founding faculty members. She went on to establish the university’s Centre for Gender & Sexuality Studies (CSGS), which is the first of its kind in India. Previously, she was a professor at Ithaca College and American University

Most prominently known for her work on queer theory and Shakespeare, she has also edited the collection Shakesqueer and written three books on Shakespeare and sexuality. She is also most recently the author of Infinite Varieties: A History of Desire in India and Law of Desire: Rulings on Sex & Sexuality in India. 

In addition to being Director of CSGS, she is the Director of the Ph.D. programme in English and Professor of English at Ashoka University.