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Public Evaluation of Entitlement Programmes (PEEP) Survey 2013

A survey of five entitlement programmes of the government was undertaken in twenty districts of ten states (Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Odisha, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh) in May and June, 2013. The programmes covered by the survey were: Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme, Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Scheme, Public Distribution System (PDS), National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) and Social Security Pensions. The survey, initiated by the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi was conducted by university students in collaboration with local volunteers.


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The Other India: Water for the Leeward India, PEEP Team, Outlook, 15 March 2014.


Andhere bharat mein ujli jhalak, Outlook Hindi, 15 March, 2014.



Marulasiddappa, Manisha, Raonka, Pallavi, Sabhikhi, Inayat (forthcoming), Social Security Pensions for Widows and the Elderly, accepted, Indian Journal of Human Development.


Chopra, Saloni and Pudussery, Jessica (2014), Social Security Pensions in India: An Assessment, Economic and Political Weekly, 10 May.


A PEEP at Food Security, Inayat Sabhikhi, Newsyaps, 16 May, 2014.


Why Bihar’s child is different from Himachal’s, Ankita Aggarwal, India Together, 6 April.


NREGA: Effects and Implications, Nandini Nayak, 12 March 2014.


PDS: Much to be hopeful about, Sandesh Lokhande, 1 February, 2014.


Significant, but hardly enough, Anindita Adhikari, 26 January, 2014.


Promising food for thought, Neenu Suresh, 13 January, 2014.


Beyond Small Mercies, Jean Drèze, The Hindu, 25 December, 2013.


How life is improving in India’s poorest regions, Jean Drèze, 23 December, BBC.


क्या है इस मुस्कान की कीमत?, 19 December, 2013, BBC Hindi.


खोज-खोज कर गंदगी दिखाने से ओझल होता बदलाव..., Jean Drèze, 18 December, 2013, BBC Hindi.


Do Government Schemes Ever Work in India?, Reetika Khera, 22 October, 2013. Yahoo News.