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Demystifying Budgets - This portal helps you make sense of the numbers haze

Firstpost

  • 28 January 2017

Though the government announces the Union Budget for the common citizens of the country, its nitty-gritty continues to elude them even after six decades since the first post-Independence budget. To most, it’s still a financial jugglery of...

Non-profit org launches portal for govt budget data

The Times of India

  • 27 January 2017

A non-profit organisation, the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), today announced launch of a web portal to make available government budget data in accessible and formats like Excel sheets. The portal will carry budget...

Non-profit organisations launches portal for government budget data

Business Standard

  • 27 January 2017

In the portal, 26 states' data set on budget is available, even for the latest financial year online A non-profit organisation, the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), announced launch of a web portal to make available...

What WatSan needs from budget

India Water Portal

  • 26 January 2017

The water and sanitation sector in India is in urgent need for funds to show results. The budget 2017-2018 should look into it. According to a report by WaterAid, a water and sanitation nonprofit, released in 2016, India has the highest number...

Rate of violence against women in Capital unacceptably high: Report

DNA

  • 21 January 2017

According to the report, the rate of crimes per one lakh women in Delhi is 184.3, against 53.9 for the rest of the country The rate of violent incidents against women in the national Capital continues to remain “unacceptably high”. Delhi...

Study: States hardly invest in improving education quality

The Times of India

  • 23 December 2016

For all the talk on education quality and improving learning outcomes, little is actually being done to achieve either. The Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) and Child Rights and You (CRY) studied education budgets in 10...

Spending in school education stagnant across states: Study

Business Standard

  • 22 December 2016

The total budgetary spending on school education in the country has remained stagnant at 2.7 per cent of GDP since the last four financial years, a recent study said. "Of the 2.68 per cent of GDP in 2015-16, elementary education accounted for...

Education spending stagnant across states: Study

Ruralmarketing.in

  • 22 December 2016

Adequate budgetary allocation for inclusive and equitable quality education still a far cry for Indian children The total budgetary spending on school-education has remained stagnant at 2.7 percent of GDP since last four years (2012-13 to...

Low share of training, monitoring in state education budgets Low share of training, monitoring in state education budgets

The Times of India (City)

  • 22 December 2016

For all the talk on education quality and improving learning outcomes, little is actually being done to achieve either. The Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) and Child Right and You (CRY) studied state budgets for education in...

FM: Present Government to make an extensive social welfare system which will focus primarily on better education system and effective healthcare especially for the children, women and senior citizens of the country; Holds his Third Pre-Budget Consultative Meeting for the Union Budget 2017-18 with the representatives of different Social Sector Groups in Delhi today.

Press Information Bureau

  • 26 November 2016

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley said that one of the major priorities of the present Government is to make an extensive social welfare system which will focus primarily on better education system and effective healthcare especially for...

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