CHANDIGARH, March 15, 2008: The Centre for Women’s Studies and Development, Panjab University, Chandigarh is organizing a One-Day Workshop on
“Gender Budgets” on Monday, March 17 at ICSSR Complex, Panjab University.
The Workshop aims to orient University and College faculty to the concept of gender budgets and gender budget analysis, an issue which has
increasingly assumed significance over the past few years, more so with the call given by UNIFEM to the various Governments for gender budgets by 2015.
Specifically the Workshop in the various sessions would focus on understanding what are gender budgets, gender analysis frameworks and gender
policies and plans.
The Workshop will be inaugurated by Dr. Anuradha Gupta, Financial Commissioner and Secretary, Department of Women and Child Development,
Haryana and the Inaugural Session will be presided over by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. R.C. Sobti according to Dr. Aruna Goel, Director, Centre
for Women’s Studies and Development, P.U.