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Dr. R Balasubramaniam , Founder and Chairman of Grassroots Research And Advocacy Movement (GRAAM), has been invited by " FEDERATION OF INDIAN CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY (FICCI) as a panel members for one day interactive session on " Future of Skilling" , on 12th July 2018 at HOTEL TAJ WEST END, Race Course Road, Bengaluru., Dr,Balu will be will be talking on "Policy Framework and Building the Ecosystem".

As a part of the PAPE workshop, Mrs. Uma Mahavdevan, Principal Secretary, Department of Women and Child Development, Govt. of Karnataka spoke about Mathru Poorna, a scheme meant to meet the nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating women in rural areas.

The day 2 of Program Analysis and Program Evaluation week began with Prof Andrew Willford, Professor of Anthropology, Cornell University. His research focuses upon mental health, pyschiatry, neurology and religious healing traditions in North America and India.

“GRAAM was born out of a need to bridge the gap between academicians and practitioners” @drrbalu @r_basavaraju – at ISEC

“Program evaluation done by citizens is a fundamental tenet of democracy” -Professor Sarosh Kuruvilla

Inaugural session of the Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Workshop is underway with V.K Malhotra, Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research as the Chief Guest and Dr Ravindra, Chairman, Institute of Social and Economic Change as the Guest of Honour.

Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Workshop jointly designed and implemented by GRAAM and Cornell University inaugurated at ISEC campus on 03rd July 2018 by Prof.V.K Malhotra, Member Secretary of Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi.

Dr.R Balasubramaniam , Founder & Chairman ,GRAAM, Mysuru delivered a talk on “Perspectives and Trends in Public Policy, Advocacy and Civil Society”

"State-Level Teachers Barefoot Research Conference" is scheduled to be held at V-Lead Campus, Hebbal, Mysuru, on 25th & 26th May 2018.

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Berkeley India Conference took place on October 7th and 8th, 2017.

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Founder’s Desk


FounderDr. R Balasubramaniam (Balu) is a development activist who is a physician by qualification. After his MBBS, he earned his MPhil in Hospital Administration & Health Systems Management from BITS, Pilani. He has a Masters in Public Administration from the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University…Read more>>

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