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Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) is a policy
research and advocacy organisation based in New Delhi. It analyses
public policies and government finances in India, and advocates for
greater transparency, accountability and public participation in
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Updates on Policies and Governance
HDR Accords High Priority to Basic Social Services and Social Protection
This article explains the findings of the latest Human Development Report (HDR), 2014. It reveals that India has maintained its position at 135 out of 187 countries, reflecting little improvement in the living standard of its people during 2013. The report recommends that a people-centred policy framework needs to be aligned with macroeconomic and structural policies, labour market interventions and social protection. The article highlights the fact that the report urges governments to commit to the universal provision of basic social services and social protection to build resilience, especially for the poor and other vulnerable groups.
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does India's tax system compare with those of other G20 Countries?
Learn About Budget Concepts and Terms
Learn about the key concepts and terms used in budgets and fiscal policy discussions, like, Plan and Non-Plan Expenditure, Direct Tax vs. Indirect Tax, SCSP and TSP etc.
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Budget Track, Volume 9, Track 1-2
Scheduled Caste Sub Plan (SCSP) is an important policy meant for channelizing Plan funds for the development of the Scheduled Castes in proportion to their share in the total population. Even after three decades since its introduction, there remain serious gaps in the implementation of this policy.
People's Budget Initiative
A civil society coalition, which campaigns for the inclusion of people's movements, grassroots organisations and national and
international NGOs in the policy processes that determine the
priorities underlying government budgets in India.
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