Monthly Archives: May 2013

Endorsing candidates across parties: promoting apolitical politics

Karnataka assembly elections just got over. The sight of small processions mainly consisting of women and adolescents coming from class that forms the bulk of domestic helps and other support services was common during the campaign process. It was not uncommon to see the same faces in processions shouting slogans for different parties. This can be explained by the accounts… Read more »

Discussion on Rationalisation of Health Insurance Schemes in Karnataka

CBPS is organising a Discussion on Rationalisation of Health Insurance Schemes in Karnataka: An integration of Vajpayee Arogyashree (VAS) and Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) on 17 May 2013 at Hotel Pai Viceroy (Jayanagar 3rd Block) from 10am onwards. The discussion note for the same is available here:

CBPS First Annual Lecture on Development and Gender

CBPS, in association with Indian Institute of World Culture (IIWC) is organising its first annual lecture on Development and Gender on 11 May 2013 at 6pm at IIWC. This lecture is in memory of Dr. Poornima Vyasulu, one of our founders. Prof. Gita Sen (IIMB) will be speaking on Empowering Women: Critical Elements for the Next Stage.