Katyayani Balasubramanian

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In India, Hindu and Muslim differentials in fertility were examined using census data and the findings of 11 surveys. An explanation of the fertility differences was offered. The proportion of Muslims in the population increased and the proportion of Hindus decreased, both before and after partition of the country. After partition, and between 1951-71,(More)
INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Despite several interventions implemented for the improvement of infant survival, the pace of decline in infant mortality in the State of Andhra Pradesh during the last two decades has been rather slow. This paper examines determinants of infant mortality in a rural population of about 45000 in Medchal region of(More)
"This paper presents the findings of an evaluation study of three projects on family planning and health undertaken by three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Maharashtra State....[It] identifies various factors which determine the performance of a particular NGO and highlights how voluntary organizations, in general, can play a useful role for the(More)
How India's ultra-high net worth philanthropists are helping solve large-scale social problems Catalytic Philanthropy in India 02 Acknowledgements The authors of the report would first and foremost like to thank every one of the philanthropists who were part of this study. This report would not have been possible without the cooperation, contribution & time(More)
The development of India's national family planning program since 1951 is first described. The authors then consider the program's performance and its impact on fertility. Future prospects for the program are assessed in light of the 1981 census results. It is concluded that the program has had substantial government support but little popular support;(More)
"A review of major studies on fertility concludes that it is only from the late 1960s that movement from the stage of uncontrolled fertility to the stage of controlled fertility leading to the emergence of socio-economic differentials in fertility seems to have really gotten underway in India. This process appears to have been accelerated during the 1970s(More)
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