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SAMAVESH - meaning Inclusion, signifies an approach to extend knowledge to all- especially the most deprived communities, and includes institutions of excellence in national development initiatives, linking policy and practice.  The objectives of this initiative are

Extend and deepen NITI’s institutional capability for an ecosystem of evidence based policy research, through networking and partnership with reputed knowledge and research institutions.

Enable such institutions and stakeholders to fulfill their role in transformative policy reform for achieving sustainable and more inclusive development.

Promote knowledge sharing and information exchange among institutions and stakeholders within and across thematic priorities /development domains; across and within regions.

Enable such Institutions/Centers of Excellence to catalyze development processes and enhance institutional capacity development.

Link Policy with Practice - by enabling a field level interface with the community, for mutual enrichment.