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                                             Accountability Initiative, Centre for Policy Research invites you   

                                                                to a  talk by Dr. Reetika Khera on

                                                               'UID Project: Does Evidence Matter?' 

                                                                  Date: Thursday, 17th April 2014

                                                                  Time: 2-3:30 pm

                                                                  Venue: Conference Room, CPR       

About:  Reetika Khera is an assistant professor (Economics) at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. She is interested in public support programmes (on health, education, food security and employment) of the government. She has been involved in various field activities in India including surveys, social audits and "research for action" since her Ph.D. She has published in a wide range of outlets: international peer-reviewed journals, magazines, newspapers and online portals. More details here: http://hss.iitd.ac.in/content/dr-reetika-khera

Summary: 

The UID project has been projected as being essential for social welfare in India. The talk will focus on the extent to which the Unique Identification Project is necessary to deal with the problems of exclusion, corruption and portability in social welfare programmes. Details on the topic can be accessed here: http://ideasforindia.in/article.aspx?article_id=250

 

AI Seminar Series seeks to promote a discussion on effective mechanisms to ensure transparency and accountability in both the public and private sector.

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