of State Planning Board (SPB) during 2014-15
Preparation of Policies/Reports - The Transgender
Policy for the State of Karnataka and the State Policy for the Empowerment of
Women were drafted and finalised and submitted to the Department of Women and
Child Development. The Honourable Chief Minister in his Budget speech for 2015-16
has announced that the Transgender Policy for the State will be implemented. As
per the instructions of the erstwhile Planning Commission, the Policy for the
Voluntary Sector in Karnataka has been drafted and submitted to the Planning,
Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka. The
Millennium Development Goals Report for the State of Karnataka was prepared and
submitted to the Planning, Programme Monitoring and Statistics Department,
Government of Karnataka.
Research Studies - One of the functions of the State
Planning Board is to sponsor research studies on relevant and important
subjects. In this regard the following has been done –
The studies which have been completed are : (i)
Monograph on the Status of Women in Karnataka; (ii) Study on Migration,
Informal Work and Welfare: a Policy Perspective On Karnataka’s Cities.
A Comprehensive Study on Social and Economic
Development of Minorities in Karnataka has been initiated. The National Law
School of India University (NLSIU) has taken up this study and has submitted
the inception report. It is an on-going study. Two instalments for the study
have been released.
The Request for Proposal and Terms of Reference for 3
studies (i) Status of Children in Karnataka; (ii) Status of Scheduled Tribes in
Karnataka and (iii) Impact of Joint Forest Management Committee in Karnataka
were prepared and submitted to the Planning, Programme Monitoring and
Statistics Department, Government of Karnataka.