Video: A Pragmatic Approach to Gender Responsive Budgeting: Experience of Kerala

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps with Prof Mridul Eapen on A Pragmatic Approach to Gender Responsive Budgeting: Experience of Kerala


#IMPRI Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi invites you to an IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk series:

The State of Gender Equality – #GenderGaps

A Special Talk on

A Pragmatic Approach to Gender Responsive Budgeting:
Experience of Kerala

Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:

Date: May 30, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m. IST
Platform: Zoom and Facebook Live


Mridul Eapen

Prof Mridul Eapen
Former Member, Kerala State Planning Board;
Honorary Fellow,
Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum


Vibhuti Patel

Prof Vibhuti Patel
Visiting Professor, IMPRI;
Former Professor, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai


Mini Sukumar edited

Prof Mini Sukumar
Kerala State Planning Board

suchita krishnaprasad

Prof Suchita Krishnaprasad
Former Head of Economics Department,
Elphinstone College,
Dr Homi Bhabha State University, Mumbai.

Sanghamitra Dhar edited

Dr Sanghamitra Dhar
Technical Coordinator (States)- Gender-Responsive Budgeting,
UN Women

Ishita Mukhopadhyay

Prof Ishita Mukhopadhyay
Professor, Department of Economics, and
Former Director, Women Studies Research Centre,
University of Calcutta.

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  • Arjun Kumar

    Arjun Kumar is the Director of the Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi. He holds a PhD in Economics from the Centre for the Study of Regional Development, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. With training in development economics, he specialises in quantitative and qualitative research methods, econometrics and the use of statistical software to crunch big data. He has been a Visiting Faculty at the Institute for Human Development (IHD) amongst others and has been associated with several think tanks, research institutes, governments, civil society organisations, and private enterprises. He is President of a Jharkhand based NGO (registered in 2010), Manavdhara- a youth social organisation working for humanitarian causes in backward regions and for marginalised communities. He has also taught Economics at the University of Delhi. His research interests are in the economy, development studies, housing and basic amenities, urban and regional research, inclusive and sustainable development, data and evidence-based policy, and, research methods. He has several research publications to his credit and has experience of being involved in research projects of international and national repute. He is also a member and part of various government and non-government formed committees, groups, and advisory boards overseeing the deliberation as subject matter expert and for possessing strong research acumen. He is an avid writer and frequently writes on various dimensions of economic issues, policies, and their impact for several eminent media platforms.

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