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  • 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.
  • 30 Oct
    2013
    An Action GuideTowards Good Governance - An action guide for local self governments and a Budget Toolkit Understanding Budgets - A self-learning guide are the latest additions to the CBPS repository of learning resources shared in the public domain. They were released on October 29 by Former Chief Justice of India Padma Vibhushan Shri. M. N. Venkatachaliah at the CBPS annual seminar on the theme Making Public Services Work for the Poor. Requests and orders for these resources may be made via email to director@cbps.in.
  • 25 Oct
    2013
    Making Public Services Work for the poor - A Karnataka Experience will be the theme of this years annual CBPS seminar. The day-long event at Hotel Capitol on Tuesday 29 October will be inaugurated at 10am by Former Chief Justice of India Padma Vibhushan Shri. M. N. Venkatachaliah . Presentations of research studies undertaken by CBPS staff in the last year will be followed by discussions with eminent administrators and academics serving as discussants.
  • 07 Oct
    2013
    The O.P. Jindal Global University has invited Prof Vinod Vyasulu to participate in an international conference on Federalisms and Localisms. He will be a panelist in a session on the theme Federalism and Local Governance. The conference will be inaugurated by the Hon. Vice-President of India, Shri. M. Hamid Ansari on 10th October at 11:00 a.m. in JGU Campus, Sonipat, Haryana.
  • 25 Sep
    2013
    Divya presented the organisational profile and strengths of CBPS in undertaking research studies along with the research questions and areas of enquiry related to RSBY at a one day meeting at the Ministry of Labour, New Delhi on 23rd September . This was in connection to the empanelment of research agencies for undertaking monitoring and evaluation studies on Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana.
  • 10 Sep
    2013
    CBPS Board Member Mrs. Sreelakshmi Gururaja is participating in the pres-session of the review of Indias report on the Convention of the Rights of the Child under the aegis of the UN Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights in Geneva in October 2013 as a representative of CBPS.
  • 19 Aug
    2013
    Jyotsna will be a resource person at a workshop for faculty and officers of the Administrative Training Institute (ATI), Mysore on Impact Assessment of Schemes and Project; she is taking sessions on the Impact Assessment of Training on 20-Aug-2013.