Bharti Institute hosts Cambodian Government Delegation

Dec 20, 2016 - Dec 23, 201610:00 - 18:00

Bharti Institute of Public Policy, Indian School of Business, hosted a high level delegation from the Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance led by H. E. Dr. Hel Chamroeun, Deputy Minister of Finance, and Mr. Meas Soksensan, Secretary General of Finance, from December 20-23, 2016. Following a presentation made by Prof. Prajapati Trivedi, Senior Fellow (Governance) at Bharti Institute and Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, ISB, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in 2014, the Cambodian delegation was primarily here to study India’s highly regarded experience with performance monitoring and evaluation system for government departments. In addition, they were interested in the on-going budgetary reforms in India. The study tour included an intensive workshop organized at hotel Taj Mansingh in Delhi, and visits to the offices of the Controller General of Accounts and the Ministry of Finance, North Block. The workshop led by Prof. Trivedi included other speakers such as Mr. Devi Prasad, Founder Director of Fiscal Policy Institute, Bengaluru, Mr. Sanjai Singh, Chief Controller (Pension) in Ministry of Finance, Dr. Rathin Roy, Director, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, Dr. Subhash Pandey, Additional Secretary and Financial Adviser for three Departments (Industrial Policy and Promotion, Heavy Industries and Pubic Enterprises), and Mr. Naresh Jha, Director (Budget), Ministry of Finance. Read More.

A fifteen member high-level delegation of senior Cambodian Government officials led by Dr. Hel Chamroeun, Deputy Minister of Finance, is scheduled to visit India from December 20-23, 2016. They have requested Professor Prajapati Trivedi to help organize a workshop on Indian experience with its Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System (PMES) and Budgeting Reforms. The agenda of the study tour includes a visit to office of the Controller General of Accounts (CGA). The full agenda for the event can be found here.