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DATA, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

Data, Monitoring and Evaluation
A Two-Month Immersive Online Hands-On Certificate Training Course on Data, Monitoring and Evaluation was organized by #IMPRI Generation Alpha Data Center (GenAlphaDC), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi on June (3, 10, 17, 24), July (1, 8, 15, 22), 2023.

From Lunar Triumph to Enlightened Minds: A Call to Revise GST on Education & Training Services for Scientific Advancement

In the global quest for excellence, India's strides in scientific and technological advancements have drawn international attention. As the nation strives to ascend to new heights, fostering scientific temper and knowledge acumen becomes paramount. A significant leap towards this goal lies in the rationalization of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate on education and training services, with a special focus on scientific and technological education. The current rate of 18% should be revisited and reduced to 5%, facilitating broader knowledge dissemination and innovation across the country.

An Overview of Housing Policies & Housing Finance in India

Urban Policy & City Planning is an online one-month online immersive certificate training course organized by Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies at Impact and Policy Research Institute, IMPRI, New Delhi in the month of July 2023. An informative and panel discussion on the topic “Strengthening the Financial Health of Indian Cities & Indian Urban Schemes & Initiatives” was held on July 12, 2023, by Dr Akshaya K Sen, Joint General Manager (Economics), Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO).

Urban Planning, Governance & Practice from an Administrators View & Local Bodies – State / Central Governments Relation

Urban Policy & City Planning is an online one-month online immersive certificate training course organized by Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies at Impact and Policy Research Institute, IMPRI, New Delhi in the month of July 2023. An informative and panel discussion on the topic “Urban Planning, Governance & Practice from an Administrators View & Local Bodies - State / Central Governments Relation” was held on July 12, 2023, by Mr. Sameer Unhale Joint Commissioner, Department of Municipal Administration, Government of Maharashtra; Urban Practitioner; Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI.

Strengthening the Financial Health of Indian Cities & Indian Urban Schemes & Initiatives

Urban Policy & City Planning is an online one-month online immersive certificate training course organized by Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies at Impact and Policy Research Institute, IMPRI, New Delhi in the month of July 2023. An informative and panel discussion on the topic “Strengthening the Financial Health of Indian Cities & Indian Urban Schemes & Initiatives” was held on July 12, 2023, by Dr Soumyadip Chattopadhyay Associate Professor, Visva-Bharati, Santiniketan, Visiting Senior Fellow, IMPRI.

Off-Budget Borrowing: What it is?

The relevance of understanding the fiscal position of India and its states is always complex as well as interestingly pertinent. Here we will have a closer look at the concept of Off-budget borrowing and its correlated effects on the public finance. The policy insight here mainly discusses about the key idea of extra budget borrowings which is not really discussed across the economic literature though there is a rising relevance in the Indian public finance. We also discuss why government go for the off-budget borrowings from a fundamental axis by looking at some of the examples and case studies in Indian economy with a specific example of the state of Kerala. It also sheds some light on questions like why extra borrowing could be a problem and, if it becomes a threat, what is the generic way out?