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India - Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms Project (English)

The development objective of the Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms Project for India is to contribute to improvement in predictability and transparency in budget execution and efficiency in tax administration in Assam. The project comprises of three components. The first component, strengthening public finance institutional capacity seeks to strengthen the public financial management (PFM) institutional framework and systems, improve institutional and human resource capacity in the areas of cash and debt management, procurement, and public-private partnership (PPP), and build the capacity of the Government of Assam (GoA’s) officials in finance and line departments in various aspects of PFM. It consists of following sub-components: (i) strengthening cash and debt management; (ii) strengthening public procurement framework and scaling up e-procurement; (iii) strengthening public-private partnership framework and institutional capacity; (iv) institutional strengthening of finance department; and (v) training and capacity building to implementing departments. The second component, strengthening expenditure and revenue information systems have two complementary parts - technical assistance (TA) and results-based financing. It consists of following sub-components: (i) design, development, and implementation of financial management information systems (FMIS); (ii) enhancing e-collection and e-payment systems; (iii) designing and upgrading information systems and institutional strengthening in office of the commissioner of taxes; and (iv) design, development, and implementation of workflow-based information system in excise department. The third component, project management, monitoring and evaluation (M and E), and coordination will support effective project management and facilitate implementation, coordination, learning, and quality enhancement activities under the project, including consultancies relating to disbursement-linked indicator (DLI) verification and M and E.


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    India - Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms Project

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India - Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.