Lead, Accountability Initiative
Avani is a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR) and leads the Accountability Initiative (AI) – a research group working towards more Responsive Governance, a public system that is accountable to citizens in spirit and practice. Her own interest has been in building evidence for policy advocacy to strengthen public financial management for service delivery.
As part of her work, she is leading research studies on fiscal federalism, health, nutrition, sanitation, and education financing. She has also been anchoring the publication of the annual budget brief series and implementation of fund tracking surveys on key social sector schemes. Avani is an alumnus of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), in the United Kingdom and Smith College Massachusetts, USA.Send Email