An autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance


Ongoing projects

Impact evaluation study of the Digital-India Land Records Modernisation Programme

  • Start date Dec., 2016
  • Completion date July, 2017
  • Sponsor National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER)
  • Project leader Ajay Shah
  • Consultants/Other authors Anirudh Burman, Suyash Rai, Devendra Damle, Itishree Rana
  • Focus

    To evaluate the performance of various activities taken up under the erstwhile NLRMP and present DILRMP, identify constraints in the implementation of these programmes, identify good practices and the gaps in achievement of NLRMP objectives and suggest appropriate changes to improve the effectiveness of DILRMP.

Central Transfers to States in India: Rewarding Performance While Ensuring

  • Start date May, 2017
  • Completion date Aug., 2017
  • Sponsor NITI Aayog, Government of India
  • Project leader M. Govinda Rao
  • Focus

    This study attempts to review the prevailing system of transfers and attempts to identify reform areas.

Approaches to Public Financing of Health in India: The Way Ahead

  • Start date Aug., 2017
  • Completion date Aug., 2019
  • Sponsor Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)
  • Project leader Mita Choudhury

Sectoral Spending Effectiveness of Gender Budgeting on Gender Equality and Fiscal Space in Education and Health: A study of Asia Pacific region

  • Start date Sept., 2017
  • Completion date Dec., 2019
  • Sponsor Janet Stotsky, IMF, Washington DC
  • Project leader Lekha Chakraborty
  • Focus

    To empirically analyse the impact of fiscal policy practises – with particular reference to the processes and analytical frameworks of gender budgeting – on ‘equally distributed equivalent’ variables of gender in health and education sectors within the political economy framework, in Asia Pacific countries.

The Review of Compliance of the provisions made in Odisha FRBM Act for the year 2015-16

  • Sponsor Government of Odisha
  • Project leader Pratap Ranjan Jena