Study on the Impact of Women GP Adhyakshas on Delivery of Services and Democratic Process Completed

Area(s) of work: Gender

Duration: 2013-14

Status: Completed

Funder/ Partner: Administrative Training Institute, Mysore

This objective of this study, conducted in two Backward Region Grant Fund districts of Karnataka viz. Gulbarga and Davangere, was exploring the differences in Gram Panchayats with women and men Adhyakshas in terms of:
a. Priorities for investment in different sectors
b. Delivery of services in education and health
c. Own source revenue generation
d. Participation of women and girls in various democratic processes
e. Impact of women Adhyakshas on the functioning of GPs

Presentation: Major findings from the study were presented at our Annual Seminar 2014 and are available here.