Founded in 1992 the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance [INGAF] is defined by its excellence in the field of public policy, finance, audit and management. Its programs attract professionals from not only the Central Government, but the state governments and union territories, public sector undertakings and autonomous bodies and banks. Its main campus is located in the heart of the national capital of Delhi, adjacent to the premier Jawaharlal Nehru University. It has three regional centres at Mumbai, Kolkatta and Chennai, equipped with multi-media lecture theatres and computing and information technology services. Its faculty is drawn from a committed team of experienced professionals, blending leading edge practices with rigorous academic analysis. It has also fostered partnerships with institutes of eminence for joint initiatives at curriculum development, academic research and training.
INGAF conducts more than 300 intensive professional programs every year aimed at senior and middle level of management in the Civil Accounts organization and other interested central organizations, autonomous bodies, banking institutions, state governments and union territories. INGAF conducts training at the induction and entry level, together with professional skill upgradation at the middle and senior management levels covering about 5000 participants every year.
INGAF conducts regular customized programs on different aspects of Information Technology, Internal Audit, and Public Financial Management for countries in the SAARC region. It has been proactive in addressing the training needs of the AGAOA countries through exchange of ideas, and conducting of study programs blending best practices with a strategic understanding of the issues involved in managing change. INGAF also conducts programs for member-countries of the Indian Technical & Economic Cooperation [ITEC] and Special Commonwealth Assistance for Africa [SCAAP] consortiums. Its current global footprint extends to well over a 100 countries in the East European, African, Middle Eastern, Latin American, and Asian regions.
Secretariat of AGAOA
Association of Government Accounts Organisations of Asia (AGAOA) was formed in February 2004 to promote professional understanding and technical cooperation among its members in the areas of government accounts and finance to ensure transparency, accountability and good governance. Financial Comptroller General, Nepal is the current chairperson and Sri Lanka the treasurer of AGAOA. INGAF is the secretariat of AGAOA since November 2007.INGAF was accorded the status of a premier training institute of the region and designated as the Regional Resource & Training Centre for AGAOA countries.
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