Budget 2017-18: Continuity rather than Change

Sanchi Gupta is an intern with Outline India. She visited the Seminar on the Union Budget 2017-18 : Reforms and Development Perspective held in the Taj Mahal Hotel, New Delhi – hosted by the Centre for Policy Research on the 6th of February 2017. From ‘A balancing act’ to ‘No…



As a child, whenever I tried lifting a heavy suit case or when I wanted to climb a tree or even when I volunteered to open the pickle jar for my grandmother; I have been told multiple times, “You cannot do this. You are not cut out for this job….


The fallacy of maps

Prerna Mukharya is the Founder of Outline India. She holds a Masters in Economics from Boston University and has prior research experience at Centre for Policy Research, and Harvard University. Outline India is about data in the development sector while focusing on ground level work. About 4 years old, 21…

Storyboards used as visual aid

Conducting Research with Children

Yashi Srivastava is a Research Trainee with Outline India. She has extensive experience working on Gender issues with special focus on Sexual and Gender Based Violence. Yashi has completed Bachelors in Law and Masters in Sociology from the Delhi School of Economics.   The shift in social sciences of viewing children…

Participatory Research for team Swach Action Kit.

Use of Qualitative Methods in Impact Evaluation

Ekata Bakshi worked as a researcher in a ICSSR sponsored Delhi-based project on providing violence free urban spaces to women and in a UNICEF sponsored project on locating the economic and socio-cultural causes of malnutrition in the state of Bihar. She holds a Master’s degree in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru…


The Essentials for Generating Objective Procedures of Enquiry

Samayita Ghosh, Senior Research Associate, Outline India. Her prior research includes fieldwork in Bengal to understand the status of HIV/AIDs among Muslim communities: its sociological connotation and the socio-economic profiling of the artisan colonies in Kolkata. She was recipient of the KN Raj Fellowship in 2012 at the Centre for Development…