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TARUN KANTI DAS

Proposed role in the project: PFM Expert


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1. Family Name/s DAS


2. First Name/s TARUN KANTI
3. Date of Birth 19 August 1947
4. Contact Address : 10/14 First Floor, East Patel Nagar, New delhi-110008, India. Tel : 0091-
11-25884540, Mobile:+91-9818024569 Skype: tarun.das58, EMAIL : das.tarun@hotmail.com
5. Passport holder INDIAN
6. Education
Institution Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained
[ Date from – Date to ]
School of Economic and Social Studies, Ph.D. (Economics) 1977
University of East Anglia, Norwich, NOR 7TJ Impact of Demographic Transition on Poverty and
England, U.K. (Sep 1974- July 1977) Inequality in USA, UK, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal, MA ( Economics) 1969 with Econometrics, Statistics
India (Sep 1967- Sep 1969) and Mathematical Economics as Special Papers
Presidency College, University of Calcutta, BA Hons (Economics) 1967 with Statistics and
West Bengal, India (July 1964-June 1967) Mathematics as Accompanying Papers

7. Language skills: Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic)

Language Reading Speaking Writing


English 1 1 1
Bengali 1 1 1
Hindi 1 1 1

8. Membership of professional bodies:


(a) Member, Indian Economic Service Association
(b) Life Member, Indian Economic Association.
(c) Life Member, Indian Association for Research on Income and Wealth.
(d) Member, Indian Economic Service.
(e) Member, Indian Econometric Society
9. Other skills: Computer literate- Very efficient in working with MSWORD, MS-EXCEL, MS-POWER
POINT and EVIEWS7 for Econometric Applications
10. Present position: Independent International Consultant
11. Years within the firm: Not Applicable
12. Key qualifications:
 Tarun Kanti Das has more than 40 years experience as Public Financial Management (PFM) Expert
with specialisation in Macro-Fiscal Modeling and Macroeconomic Forecasting, Medium Term Strategic
Planning (MTSP) and Budgeting in selected ministries such as Energy and Power, Health, Education,
Agriculture and Food, Transport, Local Government, Labour, Employment and Social Securities;
Macroeconomic Forecasting; Preparation of Briefs for PEFA by IMF; Identification and Formulation of
PFM Reforms, and Development Projeccts/ Programs financed by Budget Support from Donors; Project
Appraisal, and Result Based Monitoring and Evaluation; Management of Public Debt, External Debt and
Contingent Liabilities.
 Worked as a Consultant to the Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, World Bank,
Commonwealth Secretariat, IMF, UN Economic Commission for Africa (UN-ECA), UNCTAD, UNDP, UN-
ESCAP, UNITAR, UN-SIAP in 26 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and USA viz. Bahrain, Bangladesh,
Bhutan, Cambodia, CAREC Countries, China, Dubai (UAE), Ethiopia, the Gambia, India, Indonesia,
Japan, Lao PDR, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia, Nepal, Philippines, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore,
Switzerland, Sri Lanka, Thailand, UK, USA, Uzbekistan. .
 Possesses diversity in skills in macroeconomic forecasting, policy plaanning. research, teaching,
training, capacity building, policy dialogues with donors and consultation with multi-stakeholers.

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13. Specific experience in the region and other countries in related fields:

Country/Place Period Post Held and Major Tasks Performed


Clombo, March 2017 ADB Research Specialist (Assessment of Transport Sector Investment
Sri Lana till date Plan and Program)
Laos, Vientiane Dec 2016-Feb ‘17 World Bank Resource Person for Project Appraisal & Economic & Social
Assessment of Hydro-power projects in Laos PDR
Bhutan, Thimpu Sep-Nov 2016 ADB Public Resource Management Expert (Debt sustainability analysis)
Multi-country April 2015, Nov ADB PFM Expert: Made Macroeconomic Forecasting for assessment of
2015 to April 2026 Macroeconomic Stability and Fiscal and Debt Sustainability for each of
CAREC Countries for Regional Co-operation in Power Sector
UAE, Dubai May-October 2015 Macro-Fiscal Policy and Revenue Mobilisation Expert
Bangladesh, January 2011- World Bank Technical Advisor :Prepared Medium Term Strategic Plans
Dhaka June 2014 and Budget s for selected Ministries viz. Power, Education, Finance,
Agriculture, Local Government and Social Securities; Conducted Macro-
Fiscal Modelling and prepared Medium Term Macroecoomic
Framework, Budget Strategy and Fiscal Policy Papers; Assisted the
Planning Commission for Macroeconomic Forecasting and prepared
National Five Year & Prespective Plan; Provided guidance for Result
Based Monitoring and Evaluation of Programs; conducted Debt
Sustainability Analysis and prepared Medium Term Debt Management
strategy in the IMF/WB Framework; conducted policy dialogues on PFM
reforms and work plans with the IMF, WB and UNDP.
Maldives, Male Dec 2010 ADB Public Debt Adviser: Management of Public and External Debt
The Gambia, Dec 2008 to Nov AfDB Macroeconomic Adviser: Made Macroeconomic forecasting,
Banjul 2010 (20 months prepared strategic plans and budgets for the Ministries of Finance,
on Intermittent Energy. Education, Trade and Industry, Labor and Employment;
Basis) Conducted Macro-Fiscal Modeling and prepared Medium Term
Macroecoomic Framework, Budget Strategy and Fiscal Policy Papers;
Identified programs for development of education, health and roads
financed by budget support from EU, World Bank, AfDB and UNDP;
Conducted debt sustainability analysis, Formulated PFM Strategies
and Action Plans fir budget support by AfDB, WB, IMF, UNDP, EU.
Nepal, Apr-May 2010 And ADB Macroeconomic Modeling Specialist: Macroeconomic Forecasting
Kathmandu 15Aug-15Oct 2009 for Medium Term Planning and Budgeting
Mongolia, 1 June 2007- ADB Strategic Planning Expert: Made Macroeconomic forecasting,
Ulaanbaatar 7 July 2008 Prepared strategic plans & budgets for Ministries of Finance, Energy,
Education, Health, Food and Agriculture, Labor and Employment;
prepared briefs for PEFA Review by the IMF/World Bank; Identified
programs for development of education, health and PFM reforms
financed by budget support from EU, World Bank, ADB and UNDP;
Prepared Macro-economic Framework, Fiscal Policy and Budget
Strategy Papers; Formulated PFM Strategies and Action Plans and had
PFM policy dialogues with the ADB, World Bank, IMF and UNDP.
India, March 1989- Economic Adviser: Macroeconomic forecasting, budget preparation for
New Delhi Jan 2006 the Ministry of Finance after consolidating the budgets for different
ministries including Energy; In charge of Public Debt Management,
formulated pocies and procedures for Domestic Revenue Mobilisation,
Identified and formulated Budget Support for development of education,
and other developoment projects and PFM reforms with support from
IMF, World Bank, ADB, EU and UNDP; Prepared Macro-economic
Framework, Fiscal Policy and Budget Strategy Papers; Formulated
PFM Strategies and Action Plans for Macro-Stabilisation Policies and
had PFM policy dialogues with the ADB, World Bank, IMF and UNDP.
India, Jan 1987- Adviser (Modeling and Policy Planning): Macroeconomic Modeling and
New Delhi Feb 1989 Policy Planning in the Planning Commission
UK, ComSec July-Aug 2008 COMSEC Consultant: Debt Sustainability Analysis
Thailand December 2006 UNESCAP Consultant: Linking MDGs with NDevPlans & PRSP
India Mar 2006- Professor (Public Policy and Research Methodology)
May 2007
Nepal May 2006 UNESCAP Consultant: Macroeconomic Forecasting and Debt
Laos PDR 15-28 Feb 2006 Sustainability Analysis for Nepal, Cambodia, Laos PDR and Samoa
Cambodia 01–14 Feb 2006
Samoa, Apia May 2005

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14. Professional experiences including comsultancy assignments:

Date from - Location Company & reference person1 Position Description of


Date to (name & contact details) Major Tasks Performed
March 2017 Colombo, Asian Development Bank, Manila, Research Specialist Financial-Economic Assessment of the
June 2017 Sri Lanka Philippines, Mr. Kanzo Nakai Transport Sector Investment Plans
knakai@adb.org and Programs

Dec 2016 – Vientiane, World Bank Funded Project on Project Appraisal and Financial- Financial, economic and social cost
Feb 2017 Laos PDR Economic and Environmental Economic-Social Cost Benefit benefit analysis and environmental
Assessment of Hydropower Projects in Analysis Expert impact analysis of hydropower projects
Laos PDR, through PWC India Private in Laos PDR
Limited. Rahul Jhunjhunwalia
Rahul.jhunjhunwalia@in.pwc.com

Sep-Nov 2016 Thimpu, ADB Sub-Regional Cooperation ADB Public Resource Management Macro-Fiscal Forecasting and Public
Bhutan Project for Power Sector Development Expert and External Debt Sustainability
for Bhutan, through PWC India, Pvt. Analysis for Bhutan
Limited, Sambit Kumar Dash
Power & Utilities Manager,
Email: sambit.k.dash@in.pwc.com
April 2015, Multi-Country PWC India Ltd and Asian ADB Public Financial Management Macroeconomic Forecasting for
Nov 2015 to (Afghanistan, Development Bank Funded Project on Expert assessment of Macroeconomic
April 2016 Azerbaijan, Central Asia Regional Economic Co- Stability and Fiscal and Debt
China, operation, Sambit Kumar Dash Sustainability Analysis for CAREC
Kazakhstan, Power & Utilities Manager, (Central Asia Regional Economic
Kyrgyz Email: sambit.k.dash@in.pwc.com Cooperation) Countries (VIZ.
Republic, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China,
Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic,
Pakistan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan,
Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.)
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan.)
May-Oct 2015 Dubai, UAE Department of Finance, Government Macro-Fiscal Policy and Revenue Macroeconomic forecasting. Revenue
of Dubai, Dubai, UEA. Forecasting Expert mobilisation policies and revenue
Peter Winglee, Senior Public forecasting, preparation of medium
Financial Management Expert term macro-economic framework and
Email: pjwinglee@gmail.com fiscal policies

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Date from - Location Company & reference person1 Position Description of
Date to (name & contact details) Major Tasks Performed
Jan 2011 – Dhaka, World Bank Administered and Multi World Bank Technical Expert Prepared Medium Term Strategic
June 2014 Bangladesh Donor (EU, DFID, Canada, (Medium Term Strategic Planning Business Plans (MTSBP) and Medium
Denmark, Netherlands) Funded and Budgeting, Monitoring and Term Budget Frameworks (MTBF) for
Project on PFM Reforms, Min of Evaluation, Macro-Fiscal modelling Ministries of Education, Finance,
Finance, Govt of Bangladesh and Public Debt Management) Agriculture, Power, Local Government
Finance Division, Min of Finance, and Social Securities; prepared briefs
Dhaka, Bangladesh. Through PDP for PEFA Review by the IMF/World
Australia Pty Ltd. Bank; formulated development
Reference Person projects and PFM Reforms financed by
Md. Mahiuddin Khan, budget support from donors; Assisted
Component Director (C1), Finance Division for Macro-Fiscal
Mauddin62@gmail.com Modelling and prepared Medium Term
Macroeconomic Framework, Budget
Strategy and Fiscal Policy Papers;
Assisted the Planning Commission for
Macroeconomic Forecasting and
preparation of National Five Year Plan
and Perspective Plan; Provided
guidance for Result Based Monitoring
and Evaluation of Development
Projects; conducted DSA (Debt
Sustainability Analysis) and prepared
Medium Term Debt Management
strategy (MTDS) in the IMF-World
Bank DSA Framework; conducted
policy dialogues on PFM reforms,
strategies and work plans with the
IMF, World Bank and UNDP.
Dec 2011 Male, Ministry of Fin. & Treasury Public Debt Adviser, ADB Funded Management of Public Debt and
Maldives Peter Griffin, PFM Expert and Team Project on PFM Reforms External Debt
Leader, Pgriffin1@aol.com
Dec 2008- Banjul, African Development Bank Funded Macroeconomic Adviser (Macro- Made Macroeconomic forecasting,
Nov 2010 the Gambia Project on Institutional Support for Fiscal Modelling, Debt Management, prepared strategic plans and budgets
(Intermittent for Economic and Financial Strategic Planning) for Ministries of Finance, Education,
20 months) Governance, Ministry of Finance Trade and Industry, Labor and
and Economic Affairs, Employment; prepared briefs for PEFA
Government of the Gambia. Review by the IMF/World Bank;
Assisted the Ministry of Finance for
Mod. K. Secka, Macro-Fiscal Modeling and prepared
Permanent Secretary Medium Term Macroecoomic
(Deputy Minister), Framework, Budget Stratedy and
Msecka40@hotmail.com Fiscal Policy Papers; Formulated

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Date from - Location Company & reference person1 Position Description of
Date to (name & contact details) Major Tasks Performed
Budget Support for development of
education, health and roads from EU,
World Bank, AfDB and UNDP;
Conducted debt sustainability analysis,
Formulated PFM Strategies and Action
Plans, and had PFM policy dialogues
with AfDB, World Bank, IMF,UNDP,EU.
Sep-Oct 2009 & Kathmandu, ADB Resident Office in Nepal, and Macroeconomic Modelling Expert Macro-Fiscal Modelling for preparation
Apr-May 2011 Nepal Nepal Rastra Bank and M S Parwez, and Team Leader, ADB funded of medium term Strategic Plans and
Project Coordinator, project on Strengthening Macro- Budgets
msparwez@adb.org Economic Modelling
Oct 2008– Uzbekistan World Bank Resident Office in World Bank Consultant (External Management of Public and External
Nov 2008 Uzbekistan, Dr. Saumya. Mitra, Debt Management). Debt, Formulation of Debt
Lead Economist, Management Strategy and Policies
s.mitra@worldbank.org
16 July-Sep London, Commonwealth Secretariat, London Consultant (Debt Sustainability Debt Sustainability Modelling and
2008 United Arindam Roy, Debt Adviser, Modelling), Commonwealth Analysis
Kingdom a.roy@commonwealth.int Secretariat, London, England, UK.
1 June 2007- Ulaanbaatar, Asian Development Bank Capacity Strategic Planning Expert Made Macroeconomic forecasting,
7 July 2008 Mongolia Building Project on PFM Reforms, Prepared strategic plans and budgets
Ministry of Finance, for Ministries of Finance, Education
Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar. and Culture, Health, Food and
Agriculture, Labor and Employment;
Enberish Sandagdorj, prepared briefs for PEFA Review by
Project Coordinator, the IMF/World Bank; Identified and
Sandag_e@yahoo.com formulated PFM reforms for budget
support from EU, World Bank, ADB
and UNDP; Prepared Macro-
economic Framework, Fiscal Policy
and Budget Strategy Papers;
Formulated PFM Strategies and Action
Plans and had PFM policy dialogues
with ADB, World Bank, IMF, UNDP.
Mar 2006- New Delhi, Institute for Integrated Learning and Professor (Public Policy and Teaching Public Policy and Research
May 2007 India Management, Swapna Popli, Research Methodology Methodology to MBA students
Director, spopli@iilm.edu
Feb 2006 Cambodia & Ministry of Finance, Govt of UN-ESCAP Consultant (External Management of External Debt and
Lao PDR Cambodia and Lao PDR, Funded by Debt Management), at Phnom Penh, Public Debt, Formulation of Debt
UN-ESCAP, Thailand, bangkok. Cambodia, and Vientiane, Lao PDR. Management Strategy and Policy
Mar 1989- New Delhi, Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India, Economic Adviser, Ministry of Macroeconomic forecasting, budget
Jan 2006 India New Delhi. Finance, Government of India, New preparation for the Ministry of Finance
Delhi. after consolidating the budgets for

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Date from - Location Company & reference person1 Position Description of
Date to (name & contact details) Major Tasks Performed
Arvind Virmani, different ministries; In charge of Public
Chief Economic Adviser Debt Management, formulated pocies
avirmani@imf.org and procedures for Domestic Revenue
Mobilisation, Identified and formulated
Budget Support for development of
education, and other developoment
projects and PFM reforms from IMF,
World Bank, ADB, EU and UNDP;
Prepared Macro-economic
Framework, Fiscal Policy and Budget
Strategy Papers; Formulated PFM
Strategies and Action Plans for Macro-
Stabilisation Policies and had PFM
policy dialogues with the ADB, World
Bank, IMF and UNDP. Worked as
short-term PFM Consultant for ADB,
IMF, WB, UNCTAD, UNDP and
UNESCAP.
Jan 1987- New Delhi, Planning Commission, Government Adviser (Modelling and Policy Strategic investment planning for
Feb 1989 India of India, Arvind Virmani, Principal Planning) energy and transport sectors
Adviser, avirmani@imf.org
Oct 1984- India, Ministry of Steel and Mines, Govt. of Chief Economist, and Head of Strategic Investment Planning for
Dec 1986 New Delhi India. Economic Research Unit (ERU) Steel and Minerals
Oct 1983- India, Bureau of Industrial Costs and Price, Chief (Economic Division) Costing and pricing of public goods
Sep 1984 New Delhi Ministry of Industry, Govt of India and services under govt. control
May 1978- India, Delhi UNDP Transport Policy Planning Deputy Adviser (Strategic Planning Strategic investment planning for the
Sept 1982 Project in India, Planning for the Transport Sector) transport sector in India
Commission, Government of India
Nov 1971- India, Delhi Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India. Research Officer (Public Finance) Government Finance Statistics and
Aug 1974 Fiscal Policies
July 1970- India, Kolkata Centre for Advanced Studies in Research Fellow (Economics) Research on income distribution and
Oct 1971 Economics, Presidency College, teaching economic statistics and
Calcutta. macroeconomics to BA Hons

Other Short Term (Less than 3 months) Consultancies in Other Countries

May 2006 Kathmandu, Ministry of Finance, Governemt of UN-ESCAP Consultant (External Management of External Debt and
Nepal Nepal, funded by UN-ESCAP, Debt Management) Public Debt, Formulation of Debt
Thailand, Bangkok. Management Strategy and Policy
Dec 2005 Jakarta, Ministry of Finance, Govt. Of UNITAR (UN Institute for Training & Management of External Debt
Indonesia Indonesia, funded by UNITAR, Research) Consultant, Ministry of
Geneva, Switzerland Finance, Indonesia, Jakarta.

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Date from - Location Company & reference person1 Position Description of
Date to (name & contact details) Major Tasks Performed
Nov 2005 New York, Office of Development Studies, UNDP Consultant (Financing
USA UNDP, UNDP Plaza, New York international co-operation behind Financing international co-operation
Igma Kaul, Director national borders) behind national borders
Sept 2005 Apia, Ministry of Finance and Planning, UN-ESCAP Consultant, Ministry of Management of External Debt
Samoa Govt. Of Samoa, Funded by UN- Finance, Samoa, Apia.
ESCAP, Thailand, Bangkok
Oct 2004 Bangkok, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok Consultant (Social security, pension Social security, pension and insurance
Thailand and insurance funds) for UN- funds
ESCAP, Bangkok, Thailand.
Feb 2002 Washington International Monetary Fund, Member, IMF Expert Group to Government Finance Statistics Manual
D.C., USA Statistics Division, finalize IMF GFS Manual 2001 2001
Jan –March Manila,’ Ministry of Finance, Govt of World Bank Consultant, Ministry of Management of contingent liabilities
2003 Philippines Philippines, Funded by World Bank Finance, Govt of Philippines, Manila.
Sept-Nov 1998 Addis Ababa, UN Economic Commission for Africa Consultant to UN Economic Private sector development policies in
Ethiopia (UN-ECA) Commission for Africa (UN-ECA) Africa
May 1995 Beijing, China International Centre for UN-ESCAP Consultant Role of FDI for regional cooperation in
China Economic and Technical Exchanges technology transfer
Two Weeks Geneva, UNCTAD Member, UNCTAD Ad-hoc WG on Non-Debt Creating Financial Flows
every year in Switzerland Non-Debt Creating Financial Flows
1993-1995
March 1993 New York, UNDP Consultant (Human Development Human Development Index
USA Index), UNDP, New York, USA.
Two Weeks Manila, Asian Development Bank ADB Consultant To prepare country report on Inda’s
every year in Philippines economic development, economic
1990-1995 reforms and policies, prospects and
development issues
Two Weeks Bangkok, UN-ESCAP UNESCAP Consultant To prepare country report on Inda’s
every year in Thaland economic development, economic
1991-2005 reforms and policies, prospects and
development issues

15. Other relevant information (e.g., publications) : For Publications, see Annex. A list of Selected Reports/ Publications on PFM Reforms by Tarun Kanti Das on related subjects is placed
below; Publications can be downloaded from www.scribd.com/tarundas/

2.1 Medium Term Macroeconomic Forecasting and Assessment of Macroeconomic Stability, Fiscal and Financial Viabilility and Public and External Debt Sustainability for CAREC Countries (viz.
(VIZ. Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.) , pp.1-60, PWC India Private Limited for ADB
Funded Project on Regional Economic Co-operation for Power Sector Development for Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation (CAREC), December 2015.
2.2 Medium Term Strategic Business Plan for Agriculture in Bangladesh, pp.1-80, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor (EU/DFID) Funded Project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance,
Bangladesh, Dhaka, May 2012.
2.3 An Operational Guide for the preparation of a Medium Term Strategic Business Plan for Line Ministries in Bangladesh, pp.1-71, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor (EU/DFID) Funded
Project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, February 2012.
2.4 An Operational Macro-economic Model for Bangladesh- Model Structures, Data Base, Test and Calibration Techniques and Model Results, pp.1-80. World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor
(EU/DFID) Funded Project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, January 2014.

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2.5 Budget Strategy and Policy Framework Paper, pp.1-39, AfDB-ISPEFG, MOFEA, the Gambia, Banjul, July 2010.
2.6 An Operational Macro-economic Model for Nepal- Model Structures, Data Base, Test and Calibration Techniques, Part-1: 60 pages and Part-2: 65 pages, ADB Resident Office in Kathmandu
and Nepal Rastra Bank, Kathmandu, Oct 2009.
2.7 An Operational Consistent Macroeconomic Forecasting Model for Gambia- Basic Concepts, Data Base, Calibration Techniques and Projections, pp.1-71, African Development Bank ISPEFG,
the Gambia, Banjul, 31 January 2009.
2.8 Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) - Basic Concepts, Methodology and Applications for Mongolia, pp.1-50, ADB Capacity Building Project on Governance Reforms (ADB-CBPGR),
Ministry of Finance (MOF), Govt of Mongolia, July 2008.
2.9 Manual on Medium Term Budget Preparation and Procedures for Line Ministries, pp.1-34, ADB-CBPGR, MOF, Mongolia, Feb 2008.
2.10 Strategic Plans and Program Budgets for 3 Pilot Ministries in Mongolia- Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; Ministry of Food and Agriculture; and Ministry of Social Welfare and labor,
pp.1-94, ADB-CBPGR, MOF, Mongolia, January 2008.
2.11 Policies and Strategies for Promoting the Role of the Private Sector in Industrial and Technological Development, including Privatization in South Asian Economies, pp.1-171, ST/ESCAP/1696,
UN, NY, 1996.
2.12 External Debt Management in Maldives- Debt Sustainability Analysis and Debt Management Policies and Strategies, pp.1-54, ADB Project on Public Financial Reforms, Min of Finance and
Treasury, Maldives, Male, Dec 2010. www.scribd.com/tarundas/
2.13 External Debt Management in Uzbekistan- Policies, Strategies, Procedures, Legal and Institutional Set Up, pp.1-45, World Bank Country Office, Uzbekistan, Tashkent, November 2008.
www.scribd.com/tarundas/
2.14 External Debt Sustainability Analysis for Gambia- Trends and policy issues, pp.1-40, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, August 2008. www.scribd.com/tarundas/
2.15 The Gambia- Independent Debt Sustainability Analysis, Commonwealth Secretariat, London (major contribution). www.publications/thecommonwealth.org/
2.16 Management of External Debt-International Experiences and Best Practices, pp.1-46, Best Practices Series No.9, UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Geneva, 2006.
www2.unitar.org/dfm/Resource_Center/Bestpractices/bps.9/
2.17 Governance of Public Debt- International Experiences and Best Practices, pp.1-44, Best Practices Series No.10, UN Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), Geneva, 2006.
www2.unitar.org/dfm/Resource_Center/Bestpractices/bps.9/
2.18 Financing International Cooperation behind National Borders- a Case Study for India, pp.1-50, Office of Development Studies, UNDP, New York. March 2006.
2.19 Management of external debt in Cambodia, Nepal, Lao PDR and Samoa- legal, institutional framework and debt management strategy and policies, pp.1-50, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, May 2006.
www.unescap.org/pdd/debt/workshop/
2.20 Manual on Effective Debt Management, pp.1-118, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, 2006 (major contributor). www.unescap.org/pdd/publications/debt-manual/
2.21 Off budget risks and their management, Part-2, Chapter-3, Public Expenditure, and Financial Management Review, Report No. 24256-PH, A Joint Document of The Govt of the Philippines,
World Bank and ADB, World Bank Philippines Country Office, April 30, 2003.
2.22 Management of Contingent Liabilities in Philippines- Policies, Processes, Legal Framework and Institutions, pp.1-60, World Bank, Washington D.C., 2002.
2.23 Management of Public Debt in India, pp.85-110, in Accompanying Document to the Guidelines for Public Debt Management, IMF, Washington, June 2002.

15. Certification: I, the undersigned, certify to the best of my knowledge and belief that:
(i) This CV correctly describes my qualifications and my experience;
(ii) I am neither a spouse nor a close relative of a staff member of any international development organisation;
(iii) I am not a former staff member of any international development organisation;
(iv) I am neither sanctioned nor ineligible for engagement by any international development organisation; and
(v) I understand that any wilful misstatement described herein may lead to my disqualification or dismissal, if engaged.

Date: 05 January 2018


Signature of expert (Day/Month/Year)

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ANNEX
Major Publications and Consultancy Reports of Tarun Kanti Das
Most of the Publications are accessible in: www.scribd.com/tarundas/

1. Public Fincial Management Reforms, Medium Term Strategic Planning and Budgeting,
Macroeconomic Forecasting, and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) of Pojects and Programs

A. Consultancy Reports

1.1 Macro-Fiscal Models for Assessment of Macroeconomic Stability, Fiscal Viability and Debt Sustainability of CAREC Countries, pp.1-125, ADB Funded Project on Central
Asia Regional Economic Cooperation, February 2016.
1.2 Alternative revenue projections for Dubai by different forecasing models such as Secular growth, GDP Bouyancy and Elasticity, and Revenue Drivers Basd Models, pp.1-
60, Ministry of Finance, Government of Dubai, Dubai, UAE, September 2015.
1.3 Public investment Management in Bangladesh, pp.45, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor (DFID, EU, Netherlands) Funded Project on DMTBF, MOF,
Bangladesh, Dhaka, July 2012.
1.4 Project execution, M&E, and development budget, PP.1-25, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor (DFID, EU, Netherlands) Funded Project on DMTBF, MOF,
Bangladesh, Dhaka,
1.5 Institutional arrangements for preparation of Annual Development Plan, pp.1-45, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor (DFID, EU, Netherlands) Funded Project on
DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, Jan 2012.
1.6 An operational consistent macroeconomic accounting spreadsheet model for Bangladesh- analytical framework, model structure, data base, test and calibration techniques
and base line medium and long term projections, pp.1-96, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor (DFID, EU, Netherlands) Funded Project on DMTBF, MOF,
Bangladesh, Dhaka, 20 May 2014.
1.7 An Operational Guide to Prepare Medium Term Strategic Business Plans (MTSBP) for Line Ministries/ Divisions, pp.1-38, World Bank Administered and Multi-Donor
(DFID, EU, Netherlands) Funded Project on DMTBF, Ministry of Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, January 15, 2012.
1.8 Diagnostic Study on Business Process Review and Training Needs Assessment of the Planning Wings of the Budgetary Agencies for Public Investment
Management and Integrating Planning with Budgeting in Medium Term Budgeting Framework, pp.1-98, Multi-Donor project on DMTBF, Ministry of
Finance, Bangladesh, Dhaka, April 2011.
1.9 An Operational Macro-econometric Model and a Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium Model for Nepal- Model Structures, Data Base, Test and
Calibration Techniques, Part-1: 60 pages and Part-2: 65 pages, ADB Resident Office in Kathmandu & Nepal Rastra Bank, Kathmandu, Oct 2009.
1.10 An Operational Consistent Macroeconomic Forecasting Model for Gambia- Basic Concepts, Data Base, Calibration Techniques and Projections, pp.1-71,
African Development Bank ISPEFG, the Gambia, Banjul, 31 January 2009.
1.11 Trends and projections of sectoral GDP growth rates for Gambia during 1998-2013 and some policy issues, AfDB ISPEFG, pp.1-18, 28 Feb 2009.
1.12 Program Assessment Rating Tool (PART) - Basic Concepts, Methodology and Applications for Mongolia, pp.1-50, ADB Capacity Building Project on
Governance Reforms (ADB-CBPGR), Ministry of Finance (MOF), Govt of Mongolia, July 2008.
1.13 An Introduction to Program Budgeting and Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT), pp.1-36, ADB-CBPGR, MOF, Mongolia, June 2008
1.14 Budget Performance Evaluation- Methodology, Systems and Management, pp.1-55, ADB-CBPGR, MOF, Gov. of Mongolia, May 2008.
1.15 Performance Based Budgeting- Methodology, Systems and Management, pp.1-55, ADB-CBPGR, MOF, Gov. of Mongolia, March 2008.
1.16 Financial Planning- Part-1: Methodology, pp.1-34, Part-2: Policies, pp.1-32, ADB-CBGGR, MOF, Gov. Of Mongolia, January 2008.
1.17 Preparation of Strategic Business Plans- Structural Framework and Guidelines to Line Ministries, pp.1-74, ADB-CBPGR, Mongolia, Sep 2007.

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1.18 Official Economic statistics- Part-1 on Government Finance Statistics (GFS) and Balance of Payments (BOP) Statistics, pp.1-70, Part-2 on Monetary and
Financial statistics (MFS) and Multi–Factor Productivity Measures (MFP), UN-SIAP, Chiba, Japan, Aug 2007.

B. Published Papers in International Journals and Government Reports

1.19 Trends and projections of rail and road goods and passenger traffic in India, pp.105-161, in Transport Planning and Development, ed. V Mahajan, Deep
& Deep, Delhi, 1991.
1.20 Monitoring and Projecting Budget Deficits of the Government – A Technical Note, Ministry of Finance, pp.1-21, August 1990.
1.21 Multisectoral and multiregional transport model for India–database and calibration techniques, pp.391-403, Environment and Planning, 15-A, 1983.
Application of shift and share technique for forecasting regional and sectoral growth in India in the Sixth Plan, pp.187-200, Indian Journal of Regional
Science, 13(2), 1981.
2. Macro Stabilization Policies and Structural Reforms
A. Books and Research Reports Published by Donors

2.1 Interlinkages between development research, policy planning and outcome in the post reforms period in India and analytical lessons for other developing
countries, jointly with Arvind Virmani, pp.1-115, East Asian Bureau for Economic Research (EABER), Australia, April 2008.
2.2 Financing International Cooperation behind National Borders- a Case Study for India, pp.1-46, Off. of Dev.Studies, UNDP, New York. March 2006.
2.3 Public-Private Partnership for financing infrastructure in Asian economies- Scope, Progress, Issues and Perspectives, pp.-1-30, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok,
Dec 2005.
2.4 General Agreement on Trade in Services– Implications for the Indian financial sector, pp.6-14, Bima Vidya, Management Development Centre, Mumbai,
July 2003.
2.5 An assessment of the financial sector liberalization in India in the context of its commitment to the WTO, pp.1-50, Indian Council for Research on
International Economic Relations (ICRIER), New Delhi, June 2003.
2.6 Economic Reforms in India- Rationale, Scope, Progress and Unfinished Agenda, pp.1-80, Bank of Maharashtra, Pune, February 2003.
2.7 Preparation of Indices for Services Production, pp.1-250, National Institute for Banking and Management, Pune, India, Jan 2003.
2.8 Implications of Globalization on Industrial Diversification in Asia, pp.ix+1-86, UN ESCAP, Bangkok, UN Pub.Sales No.E.02.II.F.52, December 2001.
2.9 Social Security System in India – Needs and Policy Issues, pp.1-40, ESCAP, United Nations, Bangkok, December 1999.
2.10 Role of private sector including Privatization in Asian Countries and Lessons for Africa, pp.1-110, UN-ECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 1998.
2.11 Foreign Investment- Technology Transfer- and Growth Nexus in Asian Economies, pp.1-158, ESCAP, United Nations, Bangkok, Oct 1997.
2.12 Policies and Strategies for Promoting the Role of the Private Sector and Privatization in Industrial and Technological Development in Asian Economies,
pp.1-171, ST/ESCAP/1696, UN, NY, 1996.
2.13 Reforms & Liberalization of the Financial Sector in India- Organizational Structure, Needs and Policy Issues, pp.1-40, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, 1995.
2.14 Macro-economic Framework and Foreign Investment in India, WG on Investment and Financial Flows, pp.1-75, TD/B/WG.1/Misc.3/ Add.3, UNCTAD,
1993.
2.15 Structural Reforms and Stabilization Policies in India – Rationale and Medium Term Outlook, pp.20-56, in Economic Liberalization and its Impact, ed. by
SP Gupta, Macmillan India Ltd., Delhi, 1993.
2.16 Pricing, productivity & competitiveness of Indian Steel industry, pp.269-292, Indian Industrialization, ed. Arun Ghosh, Oxf. Unv.Press, Delhi, 1992.

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3. Management of External Debt, Public Debt and Contingent Liabilities
A. Books and Research Reports Published by Donors

3.1 The Gambia- Independent Debt Sustainability Analysis, pp.1-40, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, U.K. August 2008,
3.2 Management of External Debt-International Experiences and Best Practices, pp.1-46, Best Practices Series No.9, UN Institute for Training and
Research (UNITAR), Geneva, 2006. www2.unitar.org/dfm/Resource_Center/Bestpractices/bps.9/
3.3 Governance of Public Debt- International Experiences and Best Practices, pp.1-44, Best Practices Series No.10, UN Institute for Training and Research
(UNITAR), Geneva, 2006. www2.unitar.org/dfm/Resource_Center/Bestpractices/bps.9/
3.4 Financing International Cooperation behind National Borders- a Case Study for India, pp.1-50, Off.of Dev.Studies, UNDP, New York. March 2006.
3.5 Economic Situation and Management of External Debt in Nepal, pp.1-15, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, May 2006. www.unescap.org/pdd/debt/workshop/
3.6 Management of external debt in Nepal- legal, institutional framework and policy issues, pp.1-30, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, May 2006.
3.7 Report on “National Workshops on Capacity Building on External Debt Management in the Era of Globalisation” in Cambodia and Lao PDR During 20-24
February 2006, pp.1-21, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, May 2006. www.unescap.org/pdd/debt/workshop/
3.8 Manual on Effective Debt Management, pp.1-118, ESCAP, United Nations, Bangkok, Thailand, 2006.
3.9 Management of external debt in Samoa- legal, institutional framework and policy issues, pp.1-30, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, Sept 2005.
3.10 Country Experience of India, pp.141-147, part-2, External Debt Statistics- Guide for Compilers and Users, IMF & WB, Washington D.C., 2003.
3.11 Off budget risks and their management, Chapter-3, Public Expenditure, and Financial Management Review, Report No. 24256-PH, A Joint Document of
The Govt of the Philippines, World Bank and ADB, World Bank Philippines Country Office, April 30, 2003.
3.12 Management of Contingent Liabilities in Philippines- Policies, Processes, Legal Framework and Institutions, pp.1-60, WB, Washington D.C., 2002.
3.13 Management of Public Debt in India, pp.85-110, in Accompanying Document to the Guidelines for Public Debt Management, IMF, June 2002.
3.14 External Sector Related Contingent Liability- a Case Study on India, pp.1-123, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, U.K., Jan 2001.
3.15 Sovereign Debt Management in India, pp.561-579, Sovereign Debt Management Forum: Compilation of Presentations, WB, Washington, 2000.
3.16 East Asian Economic Crisis and Lessons for External Debt Management, pp.77-95, in External Debt Management, ed. by A. Vasudevan, RBI, Mumbai,
April 1999.
3.17 Fiscal Policies for Management of External Capital Flows, pp. 194-207, in Corporate External Debt Management, edited by Jawahar Mulraj, CRISIL,
Bombay, Dec 1999

B. Other Consultancy Reports

3.18 Macroeconomic Forecasting and Debt Sustainability Analysis for Bhutan, pp.1-35, PWC India Private Limited and ADB Funded Project on Sub-Regional
Economic Cooperation for Power Sector Development of Bhutan, October 2016.
3.19 Guidelines for Management of Guarantees of the Government of Bangladesh, pp.1-40, World Bank Administered DMTBF Project, Finance Division,
MOF, Govt of Bangladesh, April 2014
3.20 Concept Paper on Public Debt and Design for Quarterly and Annual reports, pp.1-43, World Bank Administered DMTBF Project, Finance Division,
MOF, Govt of Bangladesh, Nov 2013.
3.21 Alternative Medium Term Debt Management Strategies for Bangladesh, pp.1-28, World Bank Administered DMTBF Project, Finance Division, MOF,
Govt of Bangladesh, Oct 2013.
3.22 Debt Sustainability Analysis for Bangladesh 2013, pp.1-25, World Bank Administered DMTBF Project, Finance Division, MOF, Govt of Bangladesh,
July 2013.

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3.23 Concept Paper for Setting Up a Full Fledged Middle Office within Treasury and Debt Management Wing,(TDMW) of the Finance Division, Ministry of
Finance, pp.1-38, World Bank Administered DMTBF Project, Finance Division, MOF, Govt of Bangladesh, May 2013.
3.24 International Best Practices for Medium Term Debt Management Strategy, pp.1-20, World Bank Administered DMTBF Project, Finance Division, MOF,
Govt of Bangladesh, Aug 2012.
3.25 External Debt Management in Maldives- Policies, Strategies, Procedures and Institutional Set Up- An Inception Report, pp.1-54, ADB Project on Public
Financial Reforms, Min of Finance and Treasury, Maldives, Male, Dec 2010.
3.26 External Debt Management in Uzbekistan- Policies, Strategies, Procedures, Legal and Institutional Set Up, pp.1-45, World Bank Country Office,
Uzbekistan, Tashkent, November 2008.
3.27 Management of external debt in Indonesia- legal, institutional framework and policy issues, pp.1-30, MOF, Govt of Indonesia, Dec. 2005.
3.28 Sustainability of External Debt- Conceptual Issues, Methodology and International Best practices- pp.1-36, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, January 2006.

4. MDGs, PRSP, Poverty and Inequality Analysis

A. Published Consultancy Reports by Donors and Research Papers in International Journals

4.1 Interlinkages between UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), National Development Plans and Poverty Reduction Growth Strategy - Selected
Country Experiences from ESCAP, Part-1, pp.1-84, Part-2, pp.1-78, ESCAP, United Nations, Bangkok, October 2007.
4.2 Role of Agro-based and Resource-Based SMEs for Export Promotion and Poverty Alleviation in ESCAP countries, pp.1-126, UN ESCAP, Bangkok,
January 2003.
4.3 Impact of Pro-Market Reforms on the Poor in India- an Assessment and Lessons for Policy Makers, pp.1-40, GDN, June 2003.
4.4 Promoting resource-based export-oriented SMEs in Asia and the Pacific, pp.33-76, Investment Promotion and Enterprise Development Bulletin for Asia
and the Pacific, ESCAP, United Nations, Bangkok, Sept 2003.
4.5 Poverty and inequality in India–Trends and policy issues, pp.1-30, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, Oct. 2002.
4.6 Poverty and Environment- How to break the vicious circle? Pp.39-46, Souvenir of the Global Society for Protection of Human Rights, Delhi, Jan 2000.
4.7 UNDP Human Development Index – Some Methodological Issues and Alternative Measures, pp.1-30, UNDP, UN Plaza, New York, March 1993.

B. Published Research Papers in International Journals

4.8 Inequality index with differences in inequality aversion for groups, Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Economiche e Commercialli (Milan, Italy), 1983.
4.9 Decompositions of inequality measures and a comparative analysis, jointly with Prof. A. Parikh, pp.23-48, Empirical Economics (Vienna, Austria), vol.7,
1982.
4.10 Statistical interpretation and decomposition of Atkinson’s inequality index, jointly with Prof. A. Parikh, pp.13-18, Rivista di Mathematica per le
Scienze Economiche e Socoali (Milan, Italy), 15(1), 1982.
4.11 Decompositions of Atkinson’s measure of inequality, jointly with Prof. Ashok Parikh, pp.171-178, Australian Economic Papers, vol.20 (36), June
1981.
4.12 Choice of demographic units in analyzing the size distribution on income, pp.20-29, Journal of Income and Wealth, 3 (1), 1978.

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