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  • 28 Mar
    2014
    Students in the final year of their Masters degree programmes have exciting opportunities to intern with CBPS from May onwards. Details are available on the Careers section of the CBPS website .
  • 03 Feb
    2014
    Neha represented CBPS at a three-day seminar on Addressing Equity Issues in Education at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi on 29-31 January, 2014. She shared findings and insights from research studies undertaken by CBPS on the RTE in the session themed Getting to the Roots: What are the barriers towards achieving equity in our education system? Examining key barriers in the session sub-theme In wider educational Institutions and systems was at the core of her engagement.
  • 17 Jan
    2014
    CBPS is organising a half a day seminar on Public Expenditure on Children in Karnataka at Hotel Capitol in Bangalore on 24th January, 2014, National Girl Child Day. We are extremely happy that Umashree, Minister for Women and Child Development in Karnataka has agreed to inaugurate this seminar and noted social scientist and philosopher, Dr. Shobha Raghuram has agreed to give the keynote address.
  • 16 Dec
    2013
    Divya represented CBPS at the national-level validation workshop on the Status of Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB) in India: A Study of Select States jointly organized by UN Women and National Foundation of India (NFI) on 19-Nov-2013 at New Delhi.
  • 09 Dec
    2013
    As part of the Effective School Management and Leadership Programme for Principals and senior administrators of schools affiliated with CBSE.TERI Southern Regional Centre is organising a training in Bangalore. Around 20 Principals/ Vice-Principals/ Senior Administrators and Senior Teachers from Government and Private Schools are participating in the 5-day training programme. Sandhya will be resource person for the session on Financial Management with reference to budget and accountancy in connection to the same on 10 December.
  • 27 Nov
    2013
    Global Development Network (GDN) and the Institute of Rural Management Anand (IRMA) are co-hosting a Policy Dialogue titled Panchayati Raj, Political Empowerment and Service Delivery in New Delhi on 28th November. The full day discussions will draw from the research findings of the recently concluded GDN-Global Research Project Varieties of Governance: Effective Public Service Delivery and research undertaken in the area by scholars at IRMA, and other research centres, including CBPS. Hon Minister Jairam Ramesh, Ministry of Rural Development, GoI, will give the keynote address.
  • 27 Nov
    2013
    Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability organised a conference on Taxation Policies and Development: Challenges and Emerging Opportunities with a focus on revenue mobilisation efforts in the last decade in developing countries, on Nov 25-26 in New Delhi. Vinod was one of the panelists on the theme Adequacy of Public Resources for Development in the Indian Context . Sambhu also represented CBPS at the event.
  • 27 Nov
    2013
    The Agha Khan University and Working Group for Women organised a conference on Gender: Moving Beyond the Basics on the thematic areas of Education, Health, Research and Training on Nov 26-27 in Karachi. Jyotsna gave the keynote address in the session on Gender and Education . In her address, she emphasised the need for a shift in approach in favour of substantive gender equality. She also cautioned against education that is not transformative, but instead creates and reinforces dogma to perpetuate inequalities and maintain the status quo, and called for policy interventions to check thes...
  • 06 Nov
    2013
    UNESCO Asia-Pacific Regional Bureau for Education with partners UN Girls Education Initiative, UNICEF and Plan International are hosting a regional round table from Nov 11-13 in Bangkok. It will bring together experts, technical specialists and key stakeholders to advance knowledge and learning on School-Related Gender Based Violence (SRGBV) and strategies for prevention and action. Invitees, like Jyotsna, are those who have been involved in the development of research, implementation, monitoring and evaluation or funding of programmes to address SRGBV.
  • 06 Nov
    2013
    The Karnataka State Government submitted its Memorandum to the 14th Finance Commission recently. Principal Secretary, Finance Department, Shri I S N Prasad has appreciated the valuable contribution, advice and guidance that Vinod offered as a member of the Consultative Committee. He also noted that the Chairman of the Commission praised the very professional and high quality of the memorandum.