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How Commonplace is ‘Outstanding’?

By T.R. Raghunandan
Raghubytes, bureaucracy, review
22 Aug 2016

#5 The Future of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) in the Ne...

By Yamini Aiyar
Social Sector Investments, Education Reform, Public Finances, Yamini Aiyar
19 Aug 2016

#4 The 14th Finance Commission and the Way Forward in the St...

By Vikram Srinivas, Priyanka RoyChoudhary
State of Social Sector Spending in 2015-16, devolution, decentralisation
18 Aug 2016

#3 THE 14TH FINANCE COMMISSION AND SOCIAL SECTOR SPENDING

By Vikram Srinivas, Avani Kapur
State of Social Sector Spending in 2015-16, 14th FC, Tracking Expenditure
16 Aug 2016

Deciding the Wheat from the Chaff – The Bureaucratic Review...

By T.R. Raghunandan
bureaucracy, Raghubytes, administration, review
16 Aug 2016

Catalysing Change in Implementation of Government Services b...

By Pritha Ghosh
School Management Committees, Pritha Ghosh
11 Aug 2016

#2 What has changed for Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) in...

By Yamini Aiyar
Yamini Aiyar, Public Finace, Centrally Sponsored Schemes, Budget 2015, State of Social Sector Spending in 2015-16
10 Aug 2016

#1 Winners and Losers: How the 14th Finance Commission Recom...

By Avani Kapur
Public Finance, PAISA Studies, State of Social Sector Spending
08 Aug 2016

Uneasy Lies the Head that Wears the Additional Crown

By T.R. Raghunandan
RaghyBytes, bureaucracy, Social Accountability
08 Aug 2016

PAISA 2016: A New Era in Fiscal Devolution in India?

By Accountability Initiative
PAISA, State of Social Sector Expenditure, PAISA for Panchayat, seminar, PAISA2016, decentralisation, devolution, 14 FFC
01 Aug 2016

No Space at the Top

By T.R. Raghunandan
bureaucracy, Raghu Bytes, local government, T.R Raghunandan
28 Jul 2016

टाइम यूज़ स्टडी

By Swapna Ramtake
time-use study, Cluster Resource Coordinators, Swapna Ramtake
28 Jul 2016

Reforms in Education Bureaucracy: Reflections on Institution...

By Vincy Davis
understanding bureaucracy, education, Vincy Davis, Public Administration
25 Jul 2016

Debating the role of India's frontline education bureau...

By Yamini Aiyar
education, bureaucracy, governance
22 Jul 2016

Bringing the education administration back in to the classro...

By Yamini Aiyar
education, bureaucracy, governance
18 Jul 2016

The Flowering of Buds

By T.R. Raghunandan
panchayats, education, Kerala, Raghubytes
11 Jul 2016

How Jayan transformed Manickal Grama Panchayat

By T.R. Raghunandan
Raghubytes, panchayats, PAISA for Panchayats
01 Jul 2016

PART II - ACCOUNTABILITY INITIATIVE (AI) AND SCHOOL MANAGEME...

By Pritha Ghosh
SMCs, education, Rajasthan, Pritha Ghosh
29 Jun 2016

Tales from the Panchayats

By T.R. Raghunandan
PAISA, panchayats, T R Raghunandan, Kerala, Raghubytes
28 Jun 2016

Transparency, Accountability, and the Indian Government

By Nancy Kirsch
BIARI2016, State of Social Sector Expenditure, accountability
21 Jun 2016

ACCOUNTABILITY INITIATIIVE (AI) AND SCHOOL MANAGEMENT COMMIT...

By Pritha Ghosh
Reform Pilots, Pritha Ghosh, PAISA Studies
15 Jun 2016

PART II: FIELD EXPERIENCE - NOT JUST ABOUT DATA

By Priyanka Roychoudhury
PAISA Studies, Budget Briefs, State of Social Sector Expenditure
08 Jun 2016

Deconstructing A New Era in Fiscal Devolution in India

By Yamini Aiyar, Avani Kapur, Padmapriya Janakiraman
PAISA for Panchayat, State of Social Sector Expenditure
06 Jun 2016

STATE OF SOCIAL SECTOR EXPENDITURE IN 2015-16

By Avani Kapur, Vikram Srinivas, Priyanka Roychoudary
State of Social Sector Expenditure, PAISA for Panchayats
06 Jun 2016

Reforms in the Education Bureaucracy

By Vincy Davis
education, bureaucracy
01 Jun 2016

PART I – Engaging with PAISA 2015

By Priyanka Roychoudhury
PAISA survey, fund flows, Centrally Sponsored Schemes, CSS
23 May 2016

Seventeen Signatures

By T.R. Raghunandan
Raghubytes, Public Administration
16 May 2016

Estimating earmarking of funds

By T.R. Raghunandan
Raghubytes, PAISA, panchayats
29 Apr 2016

Expenditures at the Local Level: Untying the Gordian Knot

By T.R. Raghunandan
Raghubytes
22 Apr 2016

Following the Money: The PAISA for Panchayats Saga

By T.R. Raghunandan
Raghubytes
18 Apr 2016

PAISA for Panchayats

By Accountability Initiative
panchayat, decentralisation, fiscal planning, Karnataka, devolution, PAISA, fund flows
08 Apr 2016

Budget Briefs 2016: State of Social Sector Spending in India

By Accountability Initiative
Budgets, SSA, ICDS, SBM, NHM, 14 Finance Commission
04 Mar 2016

The PAISA Story

By T.R. Raghunandan

25 Feb 2016

Superheroes in school uniforms

By Vincy Davis

05 Feb 2016

Crafting Policy, the V. Ramachandran Style

By T.R. Raghunandan

19 Dec 2015

A Role Model Slips Away

By T.R. Raghunandan

08 Dec 2015

The Wicked Problem of Global Warming

By T.R. Raghunandan

24 Nov 2015

How Conservation Payments Ought to be Used

By T.R. Raghunandan

09 Nov 2015

Wicked problems; financing environmental services

By T.R. Raghunandan

31 Aug 2015

Chhattisgarh Survey- Observations from the field

By Nilanjan Chaudhuri

24 Aug 2015

Teachers' Strike and the Learning Problem

By Ashish Ranjan

11 Aug 2015

Can the IAS learn Bridging and Adaptive Leadership?

By T.R. Raghunandan

06 Aug 2015

Bridging Leadership and the Civil Servant

By T.R. Raghunandan

31 Jul 2015

Vote on it

By AI India
competition effects, Lok Sabha Election, rational choice theory, voter turnout
18 Mar 2014

A Night in the Life of a Delhi Government Hospital

By AI India
Delhi Urban Shelter Improvement Board (DSUIB), health insurance, public health, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana, RSBY, rural-urban migration, social protection and welfare
03 Mar 2014

Highlights from the Interim Budget 2014-15

By AI India
budget, interim budget, Public Finance
17 Feb 2014

Strengthening SMC to make SDP– Should be an Empowering Proce...

By AI India
Capacity Building, Empowering Process, School Development Plan, School Management Committee, SDP, SMC
10 Feb 2014

Notes from the field: School Management Committees – Somebod...

By AI India
community, decentralisation, feedback, fieldnotes, SDP, SMC
19 Nov 2013

Aid Transparency Assessment

By AI India

29 Oct 2010

The YP Foundation: Call for positions

By AI India
call for positions, YP Foundation
28 Oct 2010

Janaagraha: Call for positions

By AI India
Janaagraha
18 Oct 2010

Data Matters: Linking Development Data to Government Perform...

By AI India
government data, IndiaGoverns, MLA
15 Oct 2010

The RTI Act Turns 5

By AI India
anniversary, implementation challenges, information, information commissions, Right to Information, RTI Act, RTI amendments
12 Oct 2010

CPWD, PWD, NDMC, DJB - Multiple agencies but no accountabili...

By AI India
accountability, civic agencies, CPWD, Delhi government, DJB, municipal reforms, NDMC, PWD, RTI
01 Oct 2010

Obama's speech to the UN: US support for Open Govt

By AI India
Obama's speech to the UN: US support for Open Govt
27 Sep 2010

Global Right to Information Index: Open to comments

By Sruti Bandyopadhyay
accountability tools, Right to Information, RTI Index
22 Sep 2010

One World Trust: Accountability tools

By AI India
accountability tools, one world trust, online accountability database
13 Sep 2010

What prompts collective action for accountability?

By Sruti Bandyopadhyay
accountability, collective action, information, PAISA, parent teacher associations, teacher accountability, village education committees
09 Sep 2010

Assessing the pension scheme for unorganized sector workers

By AI India
pension, social protection programme, swavalamban, unorganised sector
10 Apr 2010

Satark Nagrik Sangathan: MLA Report Cards

By AI India
MLAs, Report Cards, Right to Information, RTI, Satark Nagrik Sangathan
04 Apr 2010

The Hungry Tide: Billions Spent and Millions Still Malnouris...

By Avani Kapur
children, Hunger, JSY, malnutrition, NRHM, PDS, targeting
19 Feb 2010

There’s no such thing as a local Plan

By Sruti Bandyopadhyay
local plan, participatory planning, Planning Commission, SSA
11 Feb 2010

IMGSY: CCT or not to CCT

By AI India
conditional cash transfers, IMGSY, Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana
01 Jan 2010