An autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance


Ongoing projects

Agreement to provide Expert Assistance in Performance Audit of Hospital Management System in Uttar Pradesh

  • Start date May, 2018
  • Completion date Sept., 2018
  • Sponsor Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)
  • Project leader Ajay Shah, Ila Patnaik
  • Consultants/Other authors Amey Sapre, Harleen Kaur, Ila Patnaik, Mahima Gupta, Manpreet Singh, Pramod Sinha, Rachna Sharma, Sameer Pethe, Shefali Malhotra, Shubho Roy, Supriya Krishnan
  • Focus
    NIPFP is the external expert agency for providing consultation and knowledge support to CAG for conducting performance audit on hospital management, Medical Health & Family Welfare Department, and Medical Education and Training Department of Government of Uttar Pradesh. NIPFP's engagement with  CAG for the purpose of consulting and support during the audit will be to provide strategic objective development, developing the audit plan, audit execution and analysis.

Policy input regarding Digital Object Architecture (DOA)

  • Start date Aug., 2017
  • Completion date Jan., 2018
  • Sponsor Department of Telecommunications (DoT)
  • Project leader Ajay Shah
  • Consultants/Other authors Smriti Parsheera, Vishal Trehan, Sudipto Banerjee
  • Focus

    Study models of implementation of MPA structure in different countries.

Policy research on strategic disinvestment of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and policy analysis on loss making CPSEs (3rd and 4th report)

  • Start date Sept., 2017
  • Completion date Nov., 2017
  • Sponsor National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog
  • Project leader Ajay Shah
  • Consultants/Other authors Suyash Rai
  • Focus

    Advise on Strategic Disinvestment from Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and provide policy analysis on loss making CPSEs.

Study on “Assessment of credit stress in the Indian Corporate Sector”

  • Start date July, 2017
  • Completion date Dec., 2017
  • Sponsor Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
  • Project leader Ajay Shah
  • Consultants/Other authors Radhika Pandey and Pramod Sinha
  • Focus
    To fill the prevalent corporate stress gap through (i) Assessing the vulnerability of the Indian corporate sector using firm level dataset (ii) Analysing corporate stress across different sectors and sub-sectors using a number of indicators, and constructing a  sector-wise vulnerability index (iii) Quantifying credit stress using the Distance-to-Default methodology.

Analysis of Public Expenditure Pattern in India

  • Start date Aug., 2015
  • Completion date Sept., 2018
  • Sponsor Partly funded by financial support from Centre for Public Affairs and Critical Theory, Shiv Nadar University
  • Project leader Sudipto Mundle
  • Consultants/Other authors Satadru Sikdar
  • Focus

    The purpose of the study is to analyse how the pattern of public expenditure has evolved over time with specific reference to allocation of government expenditure on public goods, merit goods and private goods.