Undertaking Preliminary Processes for Conducting a Budget Tracking on the ICDS Programme in Karnataka Completed

Duration: November 2015 – June 2016

Status: Completed

Funder/ Partner: UNICEF Hyderabad Office

To conduct a meaningful budget tracking exercise on the ICDS programme in the state of Karnataka it is essential to study all the processes that are involved in its smooth functioning. CBPS will carry out an extensive literature review on all processes of the ICDS programme in the state including, its history, its policy and norms as well as take into consideration recent evaluations on the programme in the state.

CBPS has already on an earlier occasion conducted a pre-budget advocacy workshop for increasing allocation for early childhood care and education mainly in the ICDS programme and has submitted this report to the government.