An autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance

 

Gender Budgeting in India

Gender Budgeting in India

  • Completion date Jan., 2002
  • Sponsor UNIFEM; Ministry of HRD
  • Project leader Ashok Lahiri
  • Other faculty Lekha Chakraborty
  • Focus

    The study aims at a diagnosis of the existing degree of gender-inequality in India through gender-segregation of the relevant macrodata; valuation of the existing non-NAS unpaid work of women; and gender-disaggregated benefit incidence analysis of public expenditure. and to prescribe policy suggestions to build a gender-sensitive national budgeting process.