|City||Delhi, , India|
|Affiliated to||Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi|
National Institute of Public Finance and Policy is affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi
The National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) is a centre for applied research in public finance and public policy. Established in 1976 as an autonomous society under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860, the main aim of NIPFP is to contribute to policy-making in spheres relating to public economics.
Management The Institute s Governing Body which is responsible for providing general policy direction to the Institute comprises a Chairman, two representatives of the Ministry of Finance (Government of India), one representative each of the Planning Commission, Reserve Bank of India, and the Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India, three eminent economists and taxation experts and twelve other members representing state governments, research institutions, scientific societies and special invitees. C. Rangarajan is the Chairman of the Governing Body and Ashok Kumar Lahiri, Director of the Institute is its member secretary and chief executive. The administrative set up of NIPFP is headed by the Director, assisted by the Administrative and Accounts divisions of the Institute.
Funding The NIPFP receives an annual grant-in-aid from the Ministry of Finance (Government of India), and various state governments. This grant is supplemented by funds from its sponsoring, corporate, permanent, and ordinary members. Furthermore, the NIPFP undertakes commissioned studies for national, international, and bilateral agencies.
Functions and Objectives The NIPFP s Memorandum of Association and Rules lays down, interalia, the following as its main functions:
to promote and conduct research in matters relating to tax policy and administration, public expenditure and control, public debt and its management, intergovernmental fiscal relations, economics and pricing of public and industrial enterprises and such other aspects of public finance as may relate to broader economic and fiscal policies;
to undertake and organise training courses, seminars, workshops and policy dialogue with a view to enhancing understanding of issues concerning public finance and policy;
to forge linkages with universities and research and training institutes, both within the country and outside, for undertaking collaborative research and exchange of scholars, information and publications; and
to disseminate information on public finance and policy by undertaking or providing for the publication of books, research reports, papers, and a journal on subjects covered by the work of NIPFP.
The authors gratefully acknowledge the help and co-operation of officials in the various
departments of Government of India and senior faculty members at the National Institute
of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) for providing information and insights into the
functioning of the PFM system in the country. Special thanks are due to Dr. M. Govinda
Rao, Director, NIPFP, Dr. R. Kavita Rao, Professor, NIPFP, and Shri Amiya K. Ghosh,
Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Air Power Studies for their valuable comments and
suggestions. The authors would like to thank Shri A. K. Thakur, Director General of
Audit, Central Revenue, Shri V. Sivasubramanian, Director, Budget, Ministry of Finance,
Ms. Anuradha Prasad, Financial Manager (Maritime System) and JS, Ministry of
Defence, Shri S. M. Kumar, Additional Controller General Accounts, Department of
Expenditure, Dr. J. K. Mishra, Deputy Controller General Accounts, Department of
Expenditure, Shri Sanjay Kumar, Commissioner, Income Tax, Central Board of Direct
Taxes, and Shri Vijay Singh Chauhan, Additional Director, Directorate of Revenue
Intelligence for their help and cooperation. Thanks are due to Shri P. K. Subramanian,
Lead Financial Management Specialist, World Bank, who continuously helped and
guided the authors throughout the course of this study. The authors would like to thank
the PEFA Secretariat, Washington, and experts from the World Bank, particularly, Leslie
I. Kojima, Senior Financial Management Specialist, Manoj Jain, Senior Financial
Management Specialist, Amadou Tidiane Toure, Lead Procurement Specialist, Sushil
Kumar Bahl, Senior Procurement Specialist, A.K. Kalesh Kumar, Senior Procurement
Specialist, Mohan Nagarajan, Senior Economist, Puneet Kapoor, E T Consultant, and
Michael Jacobs, Consultant, for providing substantial feedbacks on the draft version of
the assessment report. The authors are indebted to Dr. M. Govinda Rao, Director, NIPFP,
for his constant support and guidance during the course of the study. While expressing
indebtedness to all who have contributed to this study, any remaining errors of omission
are solely the responsibility of the authors.
The NIPFP organises short duration policy dialogue and training courses for senior administrators and practitioners on different aspects of public finance and policy. These are held at the request of various departments and ministries of Government of India (i.e. Department of Personnel and Training), state governments (i.e. sales tax and commercial tax departments), and international and bilateral agencies (e.g. DFID and World Bank). Information pertains to year beginning from April 1 and ending March 31
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