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  • 05 Apr
    2013
    CBPS organised a seminar on Implementing Right to Education (RTE) 2009: Debates and Challenges on 26th February, 2013 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. The discussion paper for the Seminar is available here. The Seminar Report capturing the important points from the discussion will soon be available here.
  • 11 Mar
    2013
    Varun Sharma presented a paper titled Benefit Incidence of Public Expenditure in Health: A study of Karnataka at the National Seminar on Population, Health and Environment , organised by International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS) Mumbai in collaboration with Indian Institute of Forest Management (IIFM), Bhopal during March 21-23, 2013. The paper is available here. His presentation is available here.
  • 06 Feb
    2013
    CBPS successfully procured a bid for a study titled A Study of the Quality of Acceptance of Disadvantaged Children Admitted Under Right to Education Section 12 ‘C’ of the Act by Private Unaided Schools from Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan Karnataka. The four-month study will be conducted in the North and South Districts of Bangalore.
  • 21 Jan
    2013
    Vinod Vyasulu was part of the panel discussion titled Reforms in the context of Reorganization at the Seminar on Reorganizing Bangalore Municipal Area into two or more Municipal Corporations organised by Indian Institute of Public Administration, Bangalore.
  • 02 Jan
    2013
    Vinod Vyasulu spoke at the M.N. Krishna Rao Memorial Endowment Lecture on January 11, 2012 at 6:15pm. The programme is being held at the Indian Institute of World Culture. He will be speaking on Public Finance .
  • 01 Jan
    2013
    CBPS releases a brief summary of discussions and debates during the two-day Seminar on Public Policy, Delivery and Decentralised Governance, held on November 29-30, 2012 in Bangalore. The Report is available here..
  • 13 Dec
    2012
    Varun Sharma and Vinod Vyasulu spoke at the Indian Health Economics and Policy Association (IHEPA) Conference at ISEC, Bangalore on December 21, 2012. Vinod spoke at the Reflections Session of the Conference. Varun presented a paper on Differential Financing for Untied Funds. The presentation is available here.
  • 13 Dec
    2012
    Jyotsna Jha and Vinod Vyasulu attended the Strategic and Envisioning Workshop organized by National Foundation of India (NFI), in New Delhi on December 13-14, 2012. Vinod shared his experiences on strategically reviewing and mapping the terrain of budget work over the years, with a focus on its evolution as well.
  • 12 Dec
    2012
    Vinod Vyasulu attended a workshop on Decentralization and Rural Governance in Alwar, Rajasthan (during 17-19 December 2012). Vinod chaired a session on Fiscal Decentralization on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 as well as participated as a panelist in a session on Institutions and Household Vulnerability on Wednesday, 19 December 2012. The event had been organised by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), New Delhi .
  • 05 Dec
    2012
    CBPS organized a Seminar on Public Policy, Delivery and Decentralised Governance on November 29 and 30, 2012. His Excellency Dr. Hans Raj Bhardwaj, Governor of Karnataka inaugurated the seminar while the keynote speech was given by Prof. Isaac Thomas, Former Finance Minister, Kerala . CBPS studies on health (Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojna), education (Right To Education), fiscal finance (Devolution of Funds and Centrally Sponsored Schemes) and a case study on Brazil s Zero Hunger Strategy were presented. Panel discussions on universalisation versus cash transfers ( in health and educat...