Budget Data for Accountability

It isn’t easy to understand budgets in India today. From our experience in working with budgets for accountability, we have learnt how to read between the numbers. In light of the recent presentation of the Union budget, here are a few things to look out for.

Accountability and Public Finance
Budget Briefs 2017

Using government reported data, the Budget Briefs analyse trends in allocations, expenditures, outputs and outcomes of key social sector programmes.

Accountability and Public Administration
Education Reforms and the Puzzles of Implementation

This paper analyses 'Mission Gunvatta' an attempt by the Government of Bihar (GoB) to adopt an alternative pedagogy tool in government schools.