Financial literacy is not an end in itself, but a step-by-step process. It begins in childhood and continues throughout a person’s life all the way to retirement. Instilling the financial literacy message in Children is especially important because they will carry it for the rest of their lives. We want to do our part to […]
The Indian government is the largest service provider in the education sector, upholding the Constitution’s mandate of free education as a fundamental right to children between the ages of 6 and 14. Despite this, many continue to enroll their children in fee-paying private schools, creating financial burdens for their families, or choose to not send […]
GRAAM organized a 2-day convention of “First State Level Teachers Experiential Research Conference” from May 25 to 26, 2018 at Mysuru. The conference was supported by the Department of Public Instruction, Government of Karnataka and witnessed the participation of around 70 delegates from all districts of Karnataka. They included officials from the Education Department, policy […]
Introduction: Sports in India Since Independence – Policies and Issues
Physical education is an important yardstick and also an integral part of education in any country at any point of time. Realizing that, within a year after independence, the Government of India established a committee in 1948 known as the Tara Chand Committee to improve the […]
GRAAM, in association with Cornell University, USA, conducted a sixteen-day Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Workshop at ISEC Bengaluru from 3rd July 2018 to 18th July 2018. The workshop was intended to build capacities in understanding the process and methods of evidence-based policy analysis and program evaluation and strengthen the notion of evidence-based policy advocacy.
Period: April 9th -May 9th, 2018
Venue: Five Government Schools under Sugamya Shiksha Project of GRAAM
Time: 9 am to 2pm
Average number of children participating in each camp: 60 children
Children after the final exams,“Hurrah……………….. holiday started!”.
Parents after the final exams, “Aiyyo!……………. Holiday started, now what to do with kids?”
Between the end of one academic year […]
GRAAM signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a period of five years with Mauritius Society Renewal (MSR), a public policy thinktank actively engaged in advocacy and policy change for democratic consolidation based in Mauritius. Based on mutual agreement, the MoU is intended to (a) facilitate exchange of faculty and students in the areas of mutual […]
The most recent book written by Dr. R. Balasubramaniam, a trained medical doctor who has lived and worked with the tribal communities of Mysore District since thirty years, a leading policy thinker and advocate and development activist, Founder and Chairman of GRAAM, titled “Voices From The Grassroots” is on the unheeded stories of silent grassroot […]
Inaugural session of the Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Workshop is underway with V.K Malhotra, Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research
“Program evaluation done by citizens is a fundamental tenet of democracy” -Professor Sarosh Kuruvilla
“GRAAM was born out of a need to bridge the gap between academicians and practitioners” @drrbalu @r_basavaraju – at ISEC
The day 2 of Program Analysis and Program Evaluation week began with Prof Andrew Willford, Professor of Anthropology, Cornell University. His research focuses […]
Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Workshop jointly designed and implemented by GRAAM and Cornell University inaugurated at ISEC campus
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.
While Inaugurating & addressing the gathering he emphasised on understanding the importance of the policy evaluation and also the […]