An autonomous research institute under the Ministry of Finance


Assam Governance and Public Resource Management Program

Publication date

Jan, 2004


Report submitted to the Government of Assam


M. 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.

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