Backward Region Grant Fund (BRGF): An Analysis of Expenditures, Processes and Capacities in two BRGF districts of Karnataka Completed

Duration: 2013-14

Status: Completed

Funder/ Partner: State Institute of Rural Development, Administrative Training Institute, Mysore

Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) is a centrally sponsored programme initiated in 2007 in 250 backward districts of the country. The programme has been designed with the dual purpose of meeting the unfulfilled critical infrastructural (development) gaps and strengthening of the participatory development processes through decentralized planning and implementation. Six districts of Karnataka are covered under the programme. CBPS has been entrusted to assess the effectiveness of the programme to decrease backwardness in the programme districts.

Presentation: Major findings were presented at our Annual Seminar 2014 and is available here.