Centre for Economics and Finance

The Centre trains officers from various State Governments, NGOs, etc, and has undertaken various projects. The Centre conducts prestigious training programmes like one on “Disbursement Procedures, Financial Reporting and Auditing” sponsored by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) with 37participants in the past year, with an objective of creating awareness of the best practices in the project implementing agencies of various Government Departments.

The Centre also conducts study tour training programmes like one for the Government of Assam on Financial System, Management & Accountability in Government with Study Tour to Singapore, sponsored by Government of Assam. The Centre conducts Announced Programmes on Financial Systems, Management and Accountability in Government and Leveraging Big Data and Analytics. The Centre was awarded a project on Evaluation Study of Take-Home Ration Project Implemented by the Women and Child Development Department by Directorate of Economics & Statistics (DES), Government of Maharashtra. The Centre also has demonstrated competencies in the frontier areas of corporate finance and banking domain. The Centre has leveraged its competencies across various training programmes with total 116 participants in the last year.

The Centre conducts training programme for executives of state governments like one for Government of Jammu & Kashmir, on “Infrastructure Financing and Contract Management” which was attended by 19 participants and was very well received. The Centre also conducted training programmes for officers of organizations like Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Limited on “Turnaround Strategies for Performance Improvement of Large Branches” which was attended by 60 participants in the past year. The extremely popular Announced Programme of the Centre on “Finance for Non-Finance Executives” attracted participants from leading organisations in both public and private sectors. The programmes are well-received by the participants and they were able to gain useful insights. The Centre was awarded a prestigious project on the development of Financial Bye-Laws, and Tax & Remittance Policy for the Indo-Nepal Bilateral Entity – Pancheshwar Development Authority. The project would contribute to enabling the entity to fund and execute the 5000 MW hydropower project.

R&C Projects
  • Capacity Building on Ayushman Bharat- National Health Protection Mission for Institutions at Central and State Level in India(GIZ)
  • Capacity Building on Hospital Infection Prevention and Control for Care around Birth for Staff of Odisha Government (UNICEF)
  • Concurrent evaluation of NRHM - Andhra Pradesh(Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Government of India)
  • Design & Implementation of Online Course on NABH Accreditation of Hospitals(Medi Sys EduTech Pvt Ltd)
  • Evaluation of PPP projects in Health under NRHM Odisha( Mission Directorate - National Health Mission , Odisha)
  • Final Evaluation of PPP MAA GRUHA Projects under NRHM in Odisha(NRHM, Odisha)
  • Final/ Mid term Evaluation of Maa PPP PHC new Project under NHM in Odisha (Mission Directorate - National Health Mission , Odisha)
  • Management Review of Assessing the Capacity of BCC/IEC in the Health Medical and FW Depts of three States of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana(UNICEF)
  • Natural Resource Conversation under MGNREGA in Climate Vulnerable Regions of Odisha (ICSSR)

  • Preparation/Revision/Vetting of RFPs (NRHM, Chattisgarh)
  • Rapid Assessment of Basti Dawakhana Centre in GHMC Limits( National Urban Health Mission, Government of Telangana)
  • Support to Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh for Rapid Review and Expanded Scope of State illness Assistance Fund (Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh)
  • Time and Motion Study of ANMs in 3 Districts of Andhra Pradesh(Department of Family Welfare, Government of Andhra Pradesh)
  • Women's Rights To Social Protection -UN Women Study on Gender and Social Protection (UN Women)
Interaction with students by Dr. P Raghu Ram
GVK Emergency Management Research Institute_Program on monitoring and Evaluation for Indian Statistical services Probationers,2018
7th International Patient Safety conf.,Sept,2019_Sangita Reddy from Apollo Hospitals
Batch 12 Convocation Day
Dr. Srinath Reddy Chairman,Public Health Foundation of India on Universal Health Coverage in India
MDP for officials of NUHM Govt of Gujarat_Group Photograph (Sept 12-14,2019) 
With Chairman on Independence Day at CPC-15.08.2019  
Dr. CA. Haresh K Kothari
Dr.Madhusoodanan P R