Newsletter May 2015

Reflecting voices from grassroots… Vol 11 | May 2015

Community Consultation for SAGY (Sansad Adarsh Graam Yojana) in Dharwad

GRAAM’s Community Consultation Team conducted a Community Need Assessment to understand development status and to prepare a Village Development Plan (VDP) for the Harobelavadi Gram Panchayath of Hubli-Dharwad Lok Sabha (Parliamentary) Constituency in Karnataka in the month of April. Harobelavadi is selected for Sansad Aadarsh Graam Yojana. Team also understood enabling and hindering factors for development in that area and is in the process of developing an appropriate intervention plan to achieve the objectives of SAGY..Read more>>

Kodagu Human Development Report Released
The District Human Development Report of Kodagu, prepared by GRAAM was released at a function held in Madikeri on the 24th of April 2015. Shri K J George, Home Minister of Govt of Karnataka and district minister in-charge, and Shri T John, MLC, were the distinguished guests at the event. Dr R Balasubramaniam and Sham N Kashyap represented GRAAM at this event, organized by Kodagu Zilla Panchayat.
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Workshop on Research Methods

GRAAM’s Tecnhnical Advisor Prof. Sarosh Kuruvilla and Prof. Dr. Andrew C Willfordfrom from Cornell University are conducting a three-day workshop on Anthropological concepts and methods ..
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Submission of final study report of 24X7 PHCs in Karnataka

Grassroots Research and Advocacy Movement (GRAAM) conducted an in-depth assessment of the factors affecting the performance (both positively and negatively) of 24×7 PHCs in the ‘C’ category’..
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Qualitative Workshop

GRAAM conducted one-day workshop on Focus Group Discussions to orient the participants to use FGD as a tool for evaluating programme interventions (like organizing self-help groups of persons with disability) on the 2nd of May 2015. Research personnel from GRAAM and the field team of Modern Architects of Rural India (MARI) from Telangana participated in this workshop. Renowned professors from University of Mysore participated as resource persons.

Job Opportunities at GRAAM

Dear Professional, if you are looking for an exciting career in public policy research sector, a career which is just not limited to an academic research but to work at the grassroots to bring meaningful change, nothing can be a better choice than this!!
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