Water & Sanitation

Public expenditure analysis for the period 1999-2000 to 2012-13 to understand the foci and patterns of the Karnataka government's financing for the water sector has been undertaken. CBPS has also conducted a study on micro irrigation (drip and sprinkler) in Karnataka to assess the progress of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme, take stock of the achievements, problems and issues in its the implementation and document best practices adopted by different states in the implementation of the scheme.


  • 30 Aug
    Duration: August 2020 – June 2021 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: International Budget Partnership (IBP) Cities have been regarded as the engines of economic growth and the top 10 cities together contribute about 1.26 trillion USD (PPP) to India’s GDP of 9.49 trillion USD (PPP). Experience has shown that urbanisation is a resultant of the increase in productivity and urbanisation ...
  • 01 Mar
    Duration: 2012-14 Status: Completed Funder: Arghyam Karuna Trust Karuna Trust with funding from Arghyam piloted an intervention in districts of Chamarajanagar and Chickballapur to improve water quality surveillance through enhanced awareness about issues relating to water quality and by bridging gap in information sharing between different levels. Karuna Trust also entered into a Memorandu...
  • 10 Mar
    Duration: 2012-13 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Department of Economics and Statistics, Govt of Karnataka The study analysed micro-irrigation (drip and sprinkler) in Karnataka, by crops and districts, under the National Mission for Micro Irrigation (NMMI). It examined targeting of subsidy across different beneficiary categories besides documenting best practices across states in imp...
  • 23 Jan
    Duration: 2010-11 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Expenditure Reforms Commission (ERC), Government of Karnataka, India CBPS analysed rationale of user charges, and the issues to be considered in framing a user charge policies and practice in three departments Urban Water Supply, Irrigation and Roads. Recommendations were based on literature on the topic advises and inefficiencies seen...