Category: Press Releases

National Convention on Union Budget 2013-14, New Delhi, December 5, 6, 2012

September 1, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

National Convention on Union Budget 2013-14 to be organised by People’s Budget Initiative on December 5 and 6, 2012 at India Islamic Cultural Centre (IICC), Lodhi Road, New Delhi. People’s Budget Initiative (PBI) is a coalition of civil society organisations from across the country, which works towards creating due space for people’s voices in the budget making process in India. Over […]

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Southern Regional Convention on Union Budget 2013-14, Chennai, 9th November, 2012

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People’s Budget Initiative (PBI) is a coalition of a number of civil society organisations from across the country that came together in 2006, with the important aim of seeking the due space for people’s voice in the budget making process in India.  Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), New Delhi serves as the secretariat of PBI. Over the last six years, […]

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Social Accountability and Budget Analysis Network (SABAN) Meeting, Vakkom Maulavi Foundation Trust, Trivandrum, Jan 3, 2013

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    John Samuel, Founding Trustee of Institute for Sustainable Development and Governance (ISDG), Trivandrum chaired the meeting. He put forward the idea of setting up a Budget and Social Watch Network which will be a group of around ten civil society organizations and researchers with ISDG as the secretariat. Several suggestions were made during […]

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Capacity Building Workshop on _Budget Analysis and Advocacy_ at Bodhigram, Adoor on September 18,19, 2012

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  Kerala_s First Ever Capacity Building Workshop on ‘Budget Analysis and Advocacy’ will be held on 18th and 19th September at Bodhigram, V.C.S Centre, Thuvayoor South PO, Adoor. Policy-makers, civil society activists and budget experts from various parts of India and Kerala will be participating. The workshop will focus on three broad areas: Budget Advocacy, Budget Process […]

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National Convention on “People_s Expectations on Budgetary Priorities from the New Union Government”

March 15, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

The Social Accountability and Budget Analysis Network (SABAN) participates in the People_s Budget Initiative (PBI)_s National Convention on “People_s Expectations on Budgetary Priorities from the New Union Government” on October 24th and 25th at India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi.  As the country is gearing up for the next General Elections, efforts are being made by People’s […]

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Pre-Budget Consultation with Civil Society, Thycaud Guest House, Trivandrum, January 30, 2013

March 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Social Accountability and Budget Analysis Network (SABAN), Kerala along with Institute of Sustainable Development and Governance, (ISDG), Thiruvananthapuram and Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA), New Delhi, jointly organized the first ever Pre-budget consultation with civil society organizations and citizens groups on 30th January  2013 between 4 pm to 6 pm at Thycaud Govt. Guest House, […]

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National Consultation on Budget Transparency and Accountability, Mascot Hotel, Trivandrum, September 20, 2012

March 14, 2013 | By | Add a Comment

Providing a platform to discuss issues related to government budgets and fiscal decentralisation, a ‘National Consultation on Budget Transparency and Accountability’ was held on September 20 at Mascot Hotel, in Thiruvananthapuram. The consultation, part of an ‘effort to make state and national budgets more transparent, participatory and accountable to the citizens’,was jointly organised by the […]

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