With high levels of child undernutrition, made worse by the COVID-19 crisis, it is important for India to reassess public provisioning for nutrition. Higher allocations are needed to expand coverage and improve service delivery of important schemes such as Anganwadi Services and Mid-day Meal.

Climate Change is a major challenge facing the world today, and Climate Finance is a key element in the action against it. Despite many sources of climate finance, the biggest portion of funding comes from the government budget, both at the national and the sub-national level. This report maps the different sources of climate finance in India.

Recognising the national budget as the nance system through which most public actions are funded, this paper discusses how climate change-related public expenditures can be considered under the Union Budget.

Centre for Budget & Governance Accountability (CBGA) in partnership with Arghyam undertook the study ‘Tracking Policy and Budgetary Commitments for Drinking Water and Sanitation in the New Fiscal Architecture in India’ in an effort to understand the fund flow processes of the different institutions/line agencies that are involved in the impl