Publications

Content from any of GRAAM Publications may be re-used or disseminated only for non-commercial purposes with appropriate citation. We encourage you to get in touch with us for any clarifications, questions and suggestions.

Books

  I, the citizen, By Dr R Balasubramaniam

 

‘i, the citizen’ by Dr R Balasubramanium is the personal journey of Dr Balu in the development sector told in the form of anecdotes from his life.

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Voices from the Grassroots

Voice from the Grassroots is a collection of stories and reflections that captures the pulse of the commonest people, whose diverse contexts, aspirations and struggles make up the social landscape of the Indian subcontinent.

 

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Study to understand the Health Status and Healthcare Systems In selected tribal areas of India Abridged Report

 

Swami Vivekananda Youth Movement Saragur In collaboration with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare & WHO Country Office for India

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Kodagu District Human Development Reports

 

The District Human Development Report of Kodagu, prepared by GRAAM was released at a function held in Madikeri on the…

 

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Study of the performance of 24 X 7 PHCs in the ‘C’ Category districts of Karnataka

 

GRAAM conducted a study on the factors influencing the performance of 24×7 Primary Health Centres across 7 districts of North Karnataka.

 

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Children’s rights – Article by Dr. Rajendra Prasad

 

ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಹಕ್ಕುಗಳು ವಸ್ತುಸ್ಥಿತಿ-ಸವಾಲು ಸಾಧ್ಯತೆಗಳು
Written by Dr. Rajendra Prasad, Research Officer at GRAAM published in the Graamavani Magazine December, 2014 issue.

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Rapid Assessment of the Annabhagya Scheme – Evaluation Report

 

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GRAAM Annual Report 2013-14

 

The expansion in the nature and scope of activities that GRAAM has undertaken can clearly be seen from this report; so also the exciting and…

 

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Evaluation of Nirmal Gram Puraskar awarded GPs in Karnataka – Project Report

 

Nirmal Bharath Abhiyan, Dept. of RDPR, Government of Karnataka commissioned an evaluation to understand the features of the Nirmal Gram Puraskar awarded…

 

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GRAAM Annual Report 2012-13

 

The expansion in the nature and scope of activities that GRAAM has undertaken can clearly be seen from this report; so also the exciting and…

 

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Performance Evaluation Study of NRHM in Karnataka – Summary of Recommendations

 

The Karnataka Evaluation Authority (KEA) commissioned GRAAM for an evaluation study to analyse NRHM’s planning, fund flow and its implementation…

 

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Performance Evaluation Study of NRHM in Karnataka – Executive Summary

 

The Karnataka Evaluation Authority (KEA) commissioned GRAAM for an evaluation study to analyse NRHM’s planning, fund flow and its implementation…

 

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Performance Evaluation Study of NRHM in Karnataka – Project Report

 

The Karnataka Evaluation Authority (KEA) commissioned GRAAM for an evaluation study to analyse NRHM’s planning, fund flow and its implementation…

 

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Performance Evaluation Study of NRHM in Karnataka – Project Report

 

The Karnataka Evaluation Authority (KEA) commissioned GRAAM for an evaluation study to analyse NRHM’s planning, fund flow and its implementation…

 

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GRAAM Annual Report 2011-12

 

Publisher: Grassroots Research And Advocacy Movement, Mysore, INDIA.
GRAAM’s first annual report covering the work undertaken since the initiative’s inception in January 2012. Kindly contact GRAAM for further information on any of the projects / activities mentioned in the report.

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Evaluation of Old Age Pension Schemes in Karnataka

 

Publisher: Grassroots Research And Advocacy Movement, Mysore, India
GRAAM carried out an evaluation of two schemes that provide pensions…

 

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Do Tribal Women Matter?

 

“A Study on Access and Utilization of Cash Incentive Programs under NRHM for the Forest Based Tribal women of Heggadadevanakote Taluk in Mysore District of Karnataka” …

 

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Evaluation of Ganga Kalyan Yojane

 

Publisher: Vivekananda Institute of Leadership Development, Mysore.
A study to understand the efficacy of the ‘Ganga Kalyan Yojana’ in Heggadadevanakote and Nanjangud Taluks: 2010 Status report

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Effectiveness of Treatment Counselling Centres under Access to Care and Treatment Project

 

The evaluation study was to understand efficacy of Treatment Counselling Centres in the states of Karnataka, Maharashtra, Manipur and Nagaland, and provide suggestions for improving service delivery system.

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Combating Child Labour and Economic Exploitation among Adolescents

 

The Action Research project of ILO was to “Combat Child Labor and Economic Exploitation amongst Adolescents”. The intervention was in the area of education, bridge schooling, vocational training and Self Help Group empowerment. Periodical monitoring and mid & post evaluation of the project was conducted by organization.

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Study to understand the Health Status and Healthcare Systems in selected tribal areas of India

 

The study sought to understand the health status and health care systems in selected tribal areas of India. The study aimed at improving the health status of 84.33 million Scheduled Tribes in India through National Rural Health Mission.

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Note presented to the Commitee to review the Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act 1993

 

GRAAM was recently invited to present inputs on strengthening governance at the grassroots level by the committee set up by GoK to review the Karnataka Panchayat Raj Act, 1993.

 

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Strategic Focus Document for KSRLM

 

The purpose of this document is to provide a focus or set of information using which the Karnataka State Rural Livelihood Mission can embark upon its detailed Implementation Strategy and Activity Plan, especially the first phase of programs to promote rural livelihoods.

 

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Research on skill formation, enhancement and refinement of informal sector workers

 

The study “A research on skill formation, enhancement and refinement of the informal sector”…

 

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Presentation

 

ArogyaShreni Technology enabled Community Governance

 

An initiative to facilitate Community Monitoring of PHCs in Mysore District (Rural) and strive for ‘community initiated’ change through advocacy and dialogue
– Enabled by technological intervention

 

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Inclusion of People with Disability in MNREGA

 

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Evaluation of 24×7 PHCs in 7C Districts of North Karnataka

 

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Performance Evaluation Study of NRHM in Karnataka – Overview of Regional Disparities

 

The Karnataka Evaluation Authority (KEA) commissioned GRAAM for an evaluation study to analyse NRHM’s planning, fund flow and its implementation.

 

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Arogyashreni: towards creating a replicable model for community monitoring of primary health centers in Karnataka, India

 

Publisher: BMC Proceedings 2012
Presented at the 2nd National Conference on Bringing Evidence into Public Health Policy (EPHP 2012)
Bangalore, India. 05-06 October 2012

 

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Fact Sheet

 

 

 

 

Regional Disparities in Health Evidences and recommendations – Fact Sheet

 

GRAAM’s performance evaluation study of NRHM in Karnataka provides evidence that there are no clear trends of prioritizing funds to districts identified as vulnerable and a change in funding pattern to districts is a step towards addressing regional disparities in health.

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Yes! Communities Can Drive Change – Fact Sheet

 

Arogyashreni – health centres demonstrates that rural communities have the willingness as well as capacities to use technology to bring positive changes. GRAAM’s 3 year project on community monitoring of primary

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Arogyashreni Making community monitoring work – Fact Sheet

 

Arogyashreni – GRAAM’s 3 year project on community monitoring of primary health centres illustrates what it takes to make community monitoring work successfully and provides evidence that community participation in health is the right way to go

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Articles

Article on the occasion of Children’s day by Basavaraju R

 

ಇಂದು ಮಕ್ಕಳ ದಿನಾಚರಣೆ, ಹಿರಿಯರು ಮಾಡಬೇಕಿದೆ ಚಿಂತನೆ
Written by Mr. Basavaraju R, Executive Director of GRAAM on the occasion of Children’s day, 14th November, 2014.

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PDS in Karnataka: Questions and Answers

 

A simple and easy to understand handout on the irregularities of PDS in Karnataka based on an investigation carried out by Dr. R Balasubramaniam on behalf of Lokayukta.

 

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