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Primers

Our primers and fact sheets are developed to cover key questions on the functioning of India’s welfare programmes and larger issues in public policy. They delve into the ‘why, what and how’ of the matter, and are excellent fact-based resources for backgrounding purposes.Click here for RSS Feeds

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In a Glance: Research Findings from Study of Frontline Workers in Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan

This primer provides a summary of findings and recommendations from a research study carried out in Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan with ASHAs, Auxiliary Nurse M....

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India's Flagship Sanitation Programme: Swachh Bharat Mission

This explainer provides an update on the changes in policy and budgets for Swachh Bharat Mission - Gramin, the implementation of the scheme during COVID-19, the....

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Government Perception of Citizen Participation

The panel offered insights on:How the government perceives citizen engagement; The need to listen to diverse perspectives; ....

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How Can Grassroots Field Workers Engage with Local Administration Effectively?

This panel, a part of the Future of Governance virtual forum, was an insightful discussion among Dr. Rukmini Banerji from Pratham, Ashif Shaikh from Jan Sahas, ....

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Anurag Behar of Azim Premji Foundation in conversation with Yamini Aiyar of CPR

In the Future of Governance virtual forum, Yamini Aiyar, Centre for Policy Research and Anurag Behar, Azim Premji Foundation explored how the core pillars of ....

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Understanding the Nuts and Bolts of Government Functioning

The first panel in the Future of Governance virtual forum featured Luis Miranda from the Indian School of Public Policy (ISPP), Nikhil Dey from Mazdoor Kisa....

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Grantmaking as an Enabler of Citizen-State Engagement

In the Future of Governance virtual forum, we were joined by Sandhya Venkateswaran from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bharath Visweswariah from the....

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Building Knowledge for Effective Government Engagement

In the Future of Governance virtual forum, Chakshu Roy, PRS Legislative Research, Anuradha Joshi, Social Scientist, and Srikanth Viswanathan, Janaagraha Centre ....

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महाराष्ट्र: शिक्षा वित्त फैक्टशीट

यह फैक्टशीट महाराष्ट्र में स्कूल शिक्षा पर किए गए व्यय को सा....

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हिमाचल प्रदेश: शिक्षा वित्त फैक्टशीट

यह फैक्टशीट हिमाचल प्रदेश में स्कूल शिक्षा पर किए गए व्यय को ....

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राजस्थान: शिक्षा वित्त फैक्टशीट

यह फैक्टशीट राजस्थान में स्कूल शिक्षा पर किए गए व्यय को सारग....

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मध्य प्रदेश: शिक्षा वित्त फैक्टशीट

यह फैक्टशीट मध्य प्रदेश में स्कूल शिक्षा पर किए गए व्यय को सा....

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School Education Finances: An Overview of 8 States

In June 2020, Accountability Initiative published a study that provided an in-depth understanding of government school education financing ....

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बिहार: शिक्षा वित्त फैक्टशीट

यह फैक्टशीट बिहार में स्कूल शिक्षा पर किए गए व्यय को सारगर्भ....

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In a Glance: Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is a flagship scheme of the Government of India (GoI) which aims to provide at least 100....

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In a Glance: Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana (PM-GKAY) is a food security welfar....

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Role of the District Collector in the COVID-19 Response

This factsheet contains an overview of the different functions that the District Collector role is carrying out in India's Coronavirus pandemic response.....

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State Government's Relief Packages for Casual Labour Welfare

On 24th March, the Government of India (GoI) directed all states and Union Territories (UTs) to make use of the unutilised cess funds collected by Labour Welfar....

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महाराष्ट्र : केंद्र प्रायोजित योजनाएं

महाराष्ट्र केंद्र प्रायोजित योजनाएं योजनायों के बारे में ज....

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Delhi: Performance of Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Insights on education, health, maternal benefits, sanitation.....

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School Consolidation in Rajasthan

Read the highlights of our Working Paper, School Consolidation in Rajasthan: Implementation and Short Term Effects.....

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राजस्थान में स्कूल एकीकरण: कार्यान्वयन और अल्पावधि प्रभाव

हमारे नवीनतम वर्किंग पेपर के कार्यान्वन और उसके अल्पवधि प्र....

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Arunachal Pradesh: Overview of 5 Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Find an overview of the fiscal and outcome status of 5 Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Arunachal Pradesh.....

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Andhra Pradesh: Performance of Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Find information on expenditure on social service schemes from 2015 to 2019 in Andhra Pradesh.....

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Interim Budget 2019: Key Social Sector Allocations

Download data on health & nutrition, education, sanitation and rural development.....

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Madhya Pradesh: Performance of Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Find information on expenditure on social service schemes from 2014 to 2017 in Madhya Pradesh.....

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Chhattisgarh: Performance of Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Find information on expenditure on social service schemes from 2014 to 2017 in Chhattisgarh....

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Rajasthan: Performance of Centrally Sponsored Schemes

Find information on expenditure on social service schemes from 2014 to 2017 in Rajasthan.....

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Election 2018 Fact Sheet: Mizoram

Find information on expenditure on social service schemes from 2014 to 2017 in Mizoram.....

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Accountability in Public Education

'Open’ school data or official data on schools which is easily available to the public is one tool through which the public can be aware about the status and ....

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In a Glance: MGNREGS wages

An overview of the wage situation in India's flagship rural livelihood scheme.....

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In a Glance: Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana

The Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY), launched as part of Ayushman Bharat, aims to provide insurance coverage to help mitigate the financial risk arisi....

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Samagra Shiksha Fact Sheet

The programme was launched in 2018-19 and subsumes three school education schemes: the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA),  Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMS....

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