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Philanthropy for Impact in Maharashtra

Jun 18, 2019

Designed as a development brief on Maharashtra, this paper provides a comprehensive snapshot of the state's progress on economic, social and environmental parameters. The paper highlights Maharashtra'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 Maharashtra's development, most prominent gaps across the state and districts, areas for collaboration, and models that can be emulated.