Sharing best practices for Public Financial Management System

Creating comprehensive learning tool on effective Public Finance Management reforms and blueprint of best practices for good governance COUNTRY: Slovakia PARTNER: World Bank AREA OF EXPERTISE: Public Finance Management YEAR: 2017-18 PROBLEM STATEMENT The Public Finance Management (PFM) reforms in Slovakia which substantially elevated the country’s performance serve as a useful example for public finance […]

Improving Maternal Health

Building capacity of the Parliamentarians to counter high maternal mortality rate and providing Parliamentarians with expert resources in Maternal Health for effective strategies and interventions COUNTRY: Bangladesh PARTNER: Ishtiaq Mannan, Chief of Party (MCHIP), Save the Children AREA OF EXPERTISE: Maternal Health & Public Policy YEAR: 2019 PROBLEM STATEMENT Bangladesh ranks 129/ 189 globally on […]

Capacity Building of Parliamentarians

Capacity building of parliamentarians for creating improved and sustainable policies COUNTRY: India PARTNER: UNICEF India AREA OF EXPERTISE: Women and Child Development, Capacity Building YEAR: 2017 – Present PROBLEM STATEMENT While most legislators understood and voiced the need to focus on child rights, Swaniti identified a gap in focused policy action on the same. Policy makers are important stakeholders […]

SPARC Program: Constituency Development

SPARC Program pioneers in delivering developmental solutions to Members of the Parliament to improve public service delivery in the most marginalised communities in India  Swaniti Initiative works with the Parliamentarians in multiple ways for mapping the gaps of governance and find solutions to change lives. SPARC (Supporting Parliamentarians in Analysis and Research in Constituencies) is […]

Technical Support Units to enable Direct Benefit Transfer programs

Enabling financial inclusion and empowerment of disadvantaged communities by generating systems-level change in the implementation of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) schemes COUNTRY: India PARTNER: UNCDF AREA OF EXPERTISE: Digital & Financial Inclusion, Public Policy YEAR: 2018 – Present PROBLEM STATEMENT Swaniti conducted quantitative study, field visits and key informant interviews with relevant departments, to identify […]

EV Scooter Distribution – West Singhbhum

Swaniti spearheaded Government of Jharkhand’s innovative programme of distributing e-scooters to health workers, viz Auxiliary Nurse Midwives (ANM) and Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers in West Singhbhum. This was done by mobilising CSR funding. The team approached various CSR which were working on interventions focused on renewable energy for procurement of the E Scooters. […]

Creating a sustainable solution for menstrual hygiene

Swaniti Initiative, in collaboration with Paint it Red and Anahat for Change Foundation organized a week long participatory workshop on Menstrual Hygiene Management and Sanitary Pad Production for 40 women in Hamirpur. This workshop served as a stepping stone to initiate green entrepreneurship in the district by training women to make reusable sanitary pads and […]

Improving access through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Project in Manipur and Tripura.

This report maps the impact of the North East project against key performance indicators and related micro indicators pertaining to three performance areas – systems and processes, beneficiary impact, and capacity building and skill development.

Andhra Pradesh Social Development Project

Swaniti Initiative has been working towards strengthening last mile public service delivery for vulnerable populations in Andhra Pradesh. This project report maps the overall impact of the LDF project in the state. 15 Policy recommendations accepted by the departments 2 lakhs New beneficiaries reached 200o Beneficiaries consulted for feedback 6 New projects initiated 100 % […]