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India’s Pandemic Response Event Launch: Life ‘Inside Districts’

The Inside Districts series was started by the Accountability Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research to document the oft-overlooked stories of government workers and officials working in the frontlines in rural India.  The Union and state governments have placed faith in them to contain the virus and secure citizens. They are critical to the country’s success … Continue reading "India’s Pandemic Response Event Launch: Life ‘Inside Districts’"

Rajasthan’s ‘Model’ Response

Over the last 4 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Union and State governments have been trying to find a perfect mix of policy responses or “models” to curb the contagion. Towards the end of March 2020, Bhilwara district in Rajasthan witnessed a growing concentration of infections, and was on its way to become an … Continue reading "Rajasthan’s ‘Model’ Response"

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India’s Fiscal Response to COVID-19: The Atmanirbhar Bharat Package

In May 2020, the Government of India announced the ₹20 lakh crore Atmanirbhar Bharat economic package. This includes additional allocations for MGNREGS, frontloading already budgeted schemes such as PM-KISAN, liquidity-driven measures for MSMEs and farmers, and a push for reforms in agriculture, public sector enterprises etc. Using government reported data, this dashboard summarises the funds … Continue reading "India’s Fiscal Response to COVID-19: The Atmanirbhar Bharat Package"

India’s Fiscal Response to COVID-19: The Atmanirbhar Bharat Package

In May 2020, the Government of India announced the ₹20 lakh crore Atmanirbhar Bharat economic package. This includes additional allocations for MGNREGS, frontloading already budgeted schemes such as PM-KISAN, liquidity-driven measures for MSMEs and farmers, and a push for reforms in agriculture, public sector enterprises etc. Using government reported data, this dashboard summarises the funds … Continue reading "India’s Fiscal Response to COVID-19: The Atmanirbhar Bharat Package"

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COVID के दौरान हिमाचल प्रदेश में आशा और आंगनवाड़ी कार्यकर्ताओं की भूमिका

महामारी और लॉकडाउन के दौरान स्वास्थ्य कर्मी, पुलिस प्रशासन, सफाई कर्मचारी, सभी ने आम नागरिकों की सुरक्षा हेतु रोज़ अपनी जान जोख़िम में डाल कर काम किया है | ऐसे समय में स्वास्थ्य विभाग के अंतर्गत पंचायत स्तर पर आशा कार्यकर्ताओं तथा महिला एवं बाल विकास विभाग में आंगनवाड़ी कार्यकर्ताओं की भूमिका भी बेहद अहम … Continue reading "COVID के दौरान हिमाचल प्रदेश में आशा और आंगनवाड़ी कार्यकर्ताओं की भूमिका"