Public Expenditure on Children in Karnataka Completed

Duration: Feb – 2014


Funder: UNICEF Office for Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka

Analysis of public expenditure on children assumes importance in the context of India’s commitment to Child Rights as such analysis allows going beyond sectors by viewing children’s needs in a more comprehensive manner. Using the tools of public expenditure analysis and benefit or expenditure incidence analysis, the study looked at expenditure incurred on children i.e. all individuals within the age group of 0-18 years during the period 2001-02 to 2012-13.