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  • 11 Jul
    2013
    Vinod has been invited to be a resource person for a capacity building program on Public Policy, organised by the Azim Premji University in collaboration with the Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore for Officers of the Government of Karnataka from 8 to 13-Jul-2013. He was a speaker in 2 sessions on State Development Strategy, Stocktaking and Action Plan: Rural Development & Livelihoods and Government-NGO Partnerships in Livelihoods.
  • 11 Jul
    2013
    Vinod has been invited by the Finance Department, Government of Karnataka to be a part of the committee being setup to deliberate on a draft Memorandum on decentralisation and distribution of resources to be sent in response to the Government of India s 14th Finance Commission.
  • 04 Jul
    2013
    The CBPS report based on a study of RSBY in two Karnataka districts has been uploaded. The report is available here.
  • 04 Jul
    2013
    Jyotsna Jha, Madhusudhan B.V. Rao, attended the 14th Annual Global Development Conference on Inequality, Social Protection and Inclusive Growth organised by the Global Development Network in Manila, the Philippines, from 19 to 21 June 2013.
  • 05 Jun
    2013
    The Administrative Training Institute, Mysore is conducting a one-day workshop on Gender Issues on 7 June at Hotel Atria, Bangalore. Jyotsna will be a panelist for the theme Public Policy and Gender Budgeting. Varun and Divya will present a paper on HIV/AIDS and Gender in Indian context . Paper by Sandhya, Gender responsive budgeting – what is and what can be: Some posers for policy-makers and practitioners and one by Neha and Kavitha, The Jananis and the Lakshmis: The Question of Empowerment, have been accepted for publication in connection to the workshop.
  • 14 May
    2013
    CBPS is organising a Discussion on Rationalisation of Health Insurance Schemes in Karnataka: An integration of Vajpayee Arogyashree (VAS) and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) on 17 May 2013 at Hotel Pai Viceroy (Jayanagar 3rd Block) from 10am onwards. The discussion note for the same is available here.
  • 02 May
    2013
    CBPS, in association with Indian Institute of World Culture (IIWC) is organising its first annual lecture on Development and Gender on 11 May 2013 at 6pm at IIWC. This lecture is in memory of Dr. Poornima Vyasulu, one of our founders. Prof. Gita Sen (IIMB) will be speaking on Empowering Women: Critical Elements for the Next Stage.
  • 29 Apr
    2013
    Jyotsna Jha attended a meeting of Economists, Economic Administrators and Eminent Scholars for the 14th Finance Commission on 25 April, 2013 at Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. The meeting focused on recent developments in Union-State relations, emerging challenges of fiscal management, scope for and limits to tax-expenditures and subsidies, assessment and treatment of contingent liabilities, assessment and transparency in regard to unfunded liabilities, approaches to financial devolution to Panchayats and to Municipalities, scope, limits and accountability in regard to Central sch...
  • 16 Apr
    2013
    CBPS, in association with Indian Institute of World Culture (IIWC),organised its Annual Budget Lecture on Banking and the Budget: Examining the Linkages on 30 April 2013 at 6pm at Manorama Hall, IIWC. The lecture was delivered by Prof. M.S. Sriram, IIM Bangalore and the session was chaired by Prof. Vinod Vyasulu, CBPS. The presentation and discussion brief will be available soon. The photographs are available here.
  • 05 Apr
    2013
    Jyotsna Jha, A. Srinivas and Varun Sharma attended Policy Dialogue on Promoting Effective Public Expenditure and Service Delivery in Health, Education and Water organised by Global Development Network in Jakarta on 9 April 2013. Jyotsna was also a part of the panel discussion on Improving Access and Quality of Services in Health, Education and Water. The photographs of the event are available here.