Yamini Aiyar

Spectators or Participants? Examining the Effects of Social Audits on Citizen-State Relations and the Local Politics of Corruption in Andhra Pradesh

How does a hierarchical, top-down state respond to efforts to become directly accountable to its citizens? This paper analyses this question through India’s experience with implementing social audits for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in the state of Andhra Pradesh (AP), India. Read more »

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Spectators or Participants? Examining the Effects of Social Audits on Citizen-State Relations and the Local Politics of Corruption in Andhra Pradesh
Publication Author: 
Yamini Aiyar and Soumya Kapoor Mehta

Incentivising Rural Sanitation: The Nirmal Gram Puraskar

The field notes in this series seek to document accountability mechanisms built into key government programs for service delivery. Read more »

निगरानी बिना अभियान!

Publication Name: 
Rajasthan Patrika
News Date: 
08/08/2010

लक्ष्य तक पहुंच पाएगी सब्सिडी

Publication Name: 
Dainik Bhaskar
News Date: 
03/10/2010

Rural Sanitation and Drinking Water

Publication Name: 
Mint
News Date: 
02/11/2010

Weak implementation ailing healthcare plans

Publication Name: 
Mint
News Date: 
02/09/2010

Need to relearn lessons on SSA fund flows

Publication Name: 
Mint
News Date: 
02/08/2010

Elementary Education

Publication Name: 
Mint
News Date: 
02/09/2010

How taxpayers’ money is (or isn’t) being spent

Publication Name: 
Mint
News Date: 
02/07/2010

Education Finance

Publication Name: 
Indian Express
News Date: 
01/22/2010