At the time of submission, a policy paper must be an unpublished work. Subsequent to the publication by the DSPPPG, the authors can publish the work at a forum of their choice.
Copy-write with the author.
Total word limit: 5000-8000 words (excluding references)
Font style: Times New Roman/Garamound
Font size: 12
Referencing style: APA
Plagiarism: < 10 %
Tentative structure of the Policy Paper:
- Introduction/: Brief of the policy and its relevance along with a statement of the problem/issue examined. Importance of the issue and the gaps in the relevant literature. Objective and rationale of the policy paper
- Empirical Background – Data/resources
- Policy Alternatives /options