Centre for Budget and Policy Studies
Grants to Centre for Budget and Policy Studies
2013 (Duration 3 years)
Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries
BANGALORE, INDIA — CBPS will conduct research in the states of Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh that aims to investigate the current situation with respect to Open and Distance Learning (ODL) systems and to suggest improvements in policy, budgetary and institutional frameworks that are required to enhance the capacity of the system to provide quality and relevant secondary education to large numbers of students. The research will provide insights into the situation of ODL with respect to female students, constraints experienced by girls in accessing secondary education through ODL and learning outcomes as measured by national assessment examinations. The study findings will be disseminated to policy makers and education experts to advocate for improvements in the current ODL model.
2003 (Inactive Grant)
Population & Reproductive Health
BANGALORE, INDIA — For a project to use budget analysis as a tool for reducing maternal mortality and morbidity in Karnataka (over three years).
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Centre for Budget and Policy Studies $346,500 between 2003 and 2014.