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Philanthropy for Impact in Karnataka

by Aashika Ravi; Gayatri Malhotra; Lekhya Reddy; Nikita Damle

Jun 1, 2019

Designed as a development brief on Karnataka, this paper provides a comprehensive snapshot of the state's progress on economic, social and environmental parameters. The paper highlights Karnataka's development performance vis-a-vis other Indian states in the following focus areas: Education, Health, Nutrition, WASH, Livelihood, Environment and Women Empowerment. Apart from examining trends, gaps, assets and intra-state disparities, the paper also provides a glimpse of the solution ecosystem in the state as well as development funding flows from various quarters, including government and (CSR). The paper aims to provide philanthropic funders an overview of Karnataka's development, most prominent gaps across the state and districts, areas for collaboration and models that can be emulated.