Informing Social Protection Norms and Policies for Women and Children in Karnataka Completed

Area(s) of work: Gender, Health

Duration: Aug 2014 – Feb 2015

Status: Completed

Funder/ Partner: UNICEF Hyderabad Office

CBPS has already evaluated the impact of the first two rounds of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Karnataka. As a follow-up to it, we are currently studying the enrollment process of RSBY in its third round in two districts of Karnataka. We will also look at data from Yeshasvini and Vajpayee Aarogyashri Schemes focusing on utilization patterns among women and children. This we hope will us with a more complete picture to inform policies for social protection of women and children in Karnataka.

Presentation: Major findings of the study were presented at our Annual Seminar 2015 and is available here.