The Mission Statement
The National Institute of Public Finance and Policy (NIPFP) is a centre for applied research in sustainable public finance policy for development, advocacy and capacity development.
Major objectives of the institute are:
to promote and conduct research in matters relating to tax policy and administration, public expenditure and control, public debt and its management, intergovernmental fiscal relations, economics and pricing of public and industrial enterprises and such other aspects of public finance as may relate to broader economic and fiscal policies;
to undertake and organise training courses, seminars, workshops and policy dialogue with a view to enhancing understanding of issues concerning public finance and policy;
to forge linkages with universities and research and training institutes, both within the country and outside, for undertaking collaborative research and exchange of scholars, information and publications; and
- to disseminate information on public finance and policy by undertaking or providing for the publication of books, research reports, papers, and a journal on subjects covered by the work of NIPFP.
It was established in 1976 as an autonomous society under the Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860