Bring Home The Constitution -Lectures by Dr. V. Suresh and D. Nagasaila, Advocates, and human rights activists will initiate the discussions.

Wednesday, 6th May, 2020 between 8:00 Pm -1000 pm.
2 lectures a week, Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Barefoot Academy of Governance

An initiative to democratise the process of governance
and ensure a secure, sustainable future for the unreached.

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The Course


Announcing launch of Admission for TISS – Barefoot Academy of Governance PG Diploma course “Facilitating Governance Reform”, 5th Batch, 2020 – 2021.

Inviting candidates keen to work with communities and democratic institutions on governance reform through democratization.
In conjunction with TISS, we are conducting a one year distance learning PG Diploma course on “Facilitating Governance Reform”, the main theme being “Dignity, Development and Democracy”.



INSANIYAT: Theatre of Action

December 26th – December 31st, 2017
Inviting participants to experience a series of laboratory learning processes to enable one to explore one’s inner world, unlock the authentic core of the self and prepare oneself to act with integrity. This lab is modular and is a part of the whole learning process of the P.G. Diploma in Facilitating Governance Reform.

Governance Reform

We focus on deepening democracy within governance processes through change interventions, using the Tamil concept of Koodam as a tool to restructure and empower the individual and the institution. Read more on Governance Reform>>
Follow a group of water engineers, from the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD), who embarked on this journey of governance reform.



Change In Action Change is possible. We've seen it happen.



Barefoot Academy of Governance

Hussaina Manzil, 3rd Floor, 255 / 123,
Angappa Naicken Street,Chennai 600001.