Assam Governance and Public Resource Management Program
Publication dateJan, 2004
DetailsReport submitted to the Government of Assam
AuthorsM. Govinda Rao, R. Kavita Rao, P. R. Jena
The objective of the project is to help Government of Assam design reforms in the area of resource management and governance and strengthen its capacity to implement them. Major areas of the project are fiscal reforms that include improvement in resource mobilisation, public expenditure management reforms to strengthen fiscal discipline, debt management, and budgetary reforms, and improvement in governance and public management to introduce cost-effectiveness and sustainability of reforms. Fiscal reforms are critical to accelerating growth, reducing poverty, and achieve the millennium development goals of human development and gender equity.