An autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance


Ongoing projects

Study Critical Issues in Special Areas in India

  • Start date April, 2018
  • Completion date Dec., 2019
  • Sponsor The Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR)
  • Project leader Ila Patnaik
  • Consultants/Other authors Ashim Kapoor, Rachna Sharma, Sameer Pethe, Shefali Malhotra, Chirag Anand
  • Focus
    As part of this project, the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) is assisting ICSSR to assemble documents towards creating a digital library related to Critical Issues in Special Areas. The digital library would be designed and maintained by NIPFP. The library will include primary materials such as constituent assembly debates, legal instruments, policy documents, UN documents and contracts.

Organisation Design and Internal Processes for Establishing an Effective National Council for Vocational Education and Training” (“NCVET”)

  • Sponsor Omidyar Network Services
  • Project leader Ila Patnaik
  • Consultants/Other authors Pratik Datta, Sarang Moharir
  • Focus
    The study to improve the quality of skills development programs throughout India by providing assistance to NCVET (established by merging two regulatory bodies, NCVT and NSDA. The study will produce a design for NCVET; identify the priority areas, list the important functions and processes required to be performed by the NCVET. The study will also identify the important regulatory instruments, contracts and guidelines that the NCVET will be required to issue and enforce soon after its establishment. NIPFP will engage with the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (“MSDE”) and other stakeholders to assist in the development of an implementation plan for the establishment of the NCVET, and shall organize consultations and meetings in this regard (Feb 2019-Aug 2019).

MCA Research Programme

  • Start date Feb., 2019
  • Completion date Jan., 2021
  • Sponsor Ministry of Corporate Affairs
  • Project leader Ila Patnaik
  • Consultants/Other authors Pratik Datta, Sudipto Banerjee, Karthik Suresh, Medha Raju, Shubho Roy
  • Focus
    The proposed framework has been designed for a formal research programme between MCA and NIPFP for three years. Under this programme, NIPFP will provide necessary legal, policy and research support to MCA in connection with the statutory responsibilities of the MCA.

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

  • Start date May, 2018
  • Completion date July, 2019
  • Sponsor Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG)
  • Project leader Ajay Shah and Ila Patnaik
  • Other faculty Amey Sapre
  • Consultants/Other authors Shubho Roy, Harleen Kaur, Mahima Gupta, Pramod Sinha, Rachna Sharma, Sameer Pethe, Shefali Malhotra, 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.

Updating of State Finance Data of States Budgets- 2022-23: Compiling information and making of macro tables for the use of faculty in their academic activities

  • Start date April, 2021
  • Completion date June, 2022
  • Sponsor NIPFP
  • Project leader H. K. Amar Nath
  • Consultants/Other authors Rohit Dutta
  • Focus

    Providing compiled information on state finances to faculty in soft copy immediately after the presentation of Budgets, till 2022-23.