About me

Kamesh Shekar

I am Kamesh Shekar from India. I am a public policy student at the Takshashila Institution, India. The synergy between tech, media and policy is what I care about a lot.

I hold a masters in media and cultural studies from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Research Interest

  • Intermediary liability
  • Safe harbour
  • Issue of mis/disinformation on social media
  • AI in media
  • Data protection


PGP, Public Policy, Takshashila Institution, Bangalore, India, January 2021 – December 2021 

Currently pursuing 

M.A., Media and Cultural Studies, School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, India, May 2016 – May 2018 

– Obtained 6.9 (G.P.A) 

B.A., Social Sciences, School of Rural Development, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Tuljapur, India, May 2013 – May 2016 

Obtained 8.4 (G.P.A). Dissertation 9.3 (G.P.A) 


Senior Research Associate, The Dialogue, New Delhi, September 2021 – Present

Communications Associate, Dvara Research Foundation, Chennai, August 2018 – August 2021 

Dvara Research is a financial systems policy research institution in India with a mission to ensure that every individual and every enterprise has complete access to financial services.