Budget 2019: A mixed bag of sops for children Analysis by HAQ Center for Child Rights

09, Jul 2019 | HAQ Center for Child Rights

The government of India presented its budged for 2019-2020 on July 5, and the share of children in this budget stands at a mere 3.2 percent. Another cause of worry is the cut back in allocations to schemes that deal with the ordeals of child labourers. Here’s an analysis of the budget by the HAQ Center for Child Rights in terms how it affects India’s children.

Titled Children in the Trillion Dollar Economy: Budget for Children 2019-20, the report takes a close look at allocations for various programs aimed at educating and empowering children.

CJP is committed to the rights and welfare of children and Child Rights is one of our Four Pillars. Our KHOJ program aims at making school curricula more inclusive so as to help the young develop an appreciation for India’s diversity and pluralistic culture. Find out more about our work here.


HAQ Center for Child Rights has presented a point by point analysis of several key issues such as allocation for education, anganwadis, educating the girl child, dealing with child labour, etc. The complete report may be viewed here:



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