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Position Title and No. Results-Based Development Planning & Budgeting (RBB) Consultant
Name of Expert: Tarun Kanti Das
Date of Birth: 19/08/1947
Country of Citizenship/Residence Indian

Education: {List college/university or other specialized education, giving names of educational

institutions, dates attended, degree(s)/diploma(s) obtained}
 Ph.D. (Poverty and Inequality Analysis), University of East Anglia, England, 1977
 MA (Economics), First Class, Presidency College, Calcutta University, 1969
 BA Hons. (Economics), First Class, Presidency College, Calcutta University, 1967

Employment record relevant to the assignment: {Starting with present position, list in reverse
order. Please provide dates, name of employing organization, titles of positions held, types of
activities performed and location of the assignment, and contact information of previous clients and
employing organization(s) who can be contacted for references. Past employment that is not
relevant to the assignment does not need to be included.}
Period Employing organization and your Country Summary of activities
title/position. Contact information for performed relevant to the
references Assignment
March 2017 to Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines, Sri Lanka Assessment of Financial-Fiscal-
June 2017 South Asia Region, Economic-Environmental-Social
ADB Research Specialist , Sustainability of the Transport
Contact Ref: Mr. Kanzo Nakai Sector Investment Plans and
Senior Transport Specalist Programs in Sri Lanka

Dec 2016 to World Bank, and Ministry of Energy, Laos PDR, Laos PDR Project Appraisal, Financial-
Feb 2017 through PWC India, Private Limited, Economic Cost Benefit Analysis
WB Resource Person for Capacity Building, and Social and Environmental
Contact Ref: Rahul Jhunjhunwalia, Impact Analysis
Senior Energy Expert,

Sept 2016 to Asian Development Bank, through PWC India, Bhutan Macro-Fiscal Modelling,
Nov 2016 Private Limited, macroeconomic
ADB Public Financial Management Expert
Contact Ref: Sambit Kumar Dash
forecasting, and debt
Power & Utilities Manager, sustainability analysis

Nov 2015 to Asian Development Bank, through PWC India, Central Asia Macroeconomic Forecasting,
April 2016 Private Limited, Regional and assessment of Macro-
ADB Public Financial Management Expert Economic economic Stability and Fiscal
Contact Ref: Sambit Kumar Dash Cooperation and Debt Sustainability for each
Power & Utilities Manager, (CAREC) of 10 CAREC Countries (VIZ.
Email: Countries Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, China,
Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic,
Mongolia, Pakistan, Tajikistan,
Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.)
May 2016 to Department of Finance, Govt. of Dubai, Dubai, Result Based Strategic
Oct 2015 UEA, Macro-Fiscal Policy and Revenue Planning and Program
Forecasting Adviser, Budgeting, Macroeconomic
Contact Ref: Peter Winglee, Forecasting, Project Appraisal,
Senior Public Financial Management Expert, Monitoring and Evaluation ,
Email: Strengthening ICT and
Conducting Training Programs;

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Period Employing organization and your Country Summary of activities

title/position. Contact information for performed relevant to the
references Assignment
Jan 2011 to World Bank Administered and Multi Donor (EU, Bangladesh Result Based Strategic
June 2014 DFID, Canada, Denmark, Netherlands) Funded Planning and Program
Project on PFM Reforms, Min of Finance, and Budgeting, Macroeconomic
Planning Commission, Govt of Bangladesh, Forecasting, Project Appraisal,
Through PDP Australia Pty Ltd., Monitoring and Evaluation ,
World Bank Technical Adviser Mainstreaming Gender Issues
Ref Person: Md. Mahiuddin Khan, across government programs;
Component Director (C1), Debt Management and Policy; Strengthening ICT and
Conducting Training Programs;
Dec 2008 to African Development Bank Funded Project on The Gambia Result Based Strategic
Nov 2010 Institutional Support for Economic and Financial Planning and Program
Governance, Ministry of Finance and Economic Budgeting, Macroeconomic
Affairs, Government of the Gambia. Forecasting, Project Appraisal
AfDB Macroeconomic Adviser and Monitoring and Evaluation,
Ref Person: Mod. K. Secka, Debt Management and Policy ;
Permanent Secretary (Deputy Minister), Strengthening ICT and Conducting Training Programs;

June 2007 to Asian Development Bank Capacity Building Mongolia Result Based Strategic
July 2008 Project on PFM Reforms, Ministry of Planning and Program
Finance, Mongolia, Budgeting, Macroeconomic
ADB Strategic Planning Expert Forecasting, Project Appraisal
and Monitoring & Evaluation;
Ref Person: Enberish Sandagdorj, Mainstreaming Gender Issues
Project Coordinator, across government programs; Debt Management and Policy ;
Strengthening ICT and
Conducting Training Programs;
March 2006 to Institute for Integrated Learning and India Teaching Public Policy,
May 2007 Management, Research Methodology,
Professor (Public Policy) Macroeconomic modelling,
Contact Ref: Swapna Popli, Director, Project Appraisal, Result Based Monitoring and
Evaluation to MBA students
March 1989 to Ministry of Finance, Govt. of India, India Result Based Strategic
Jan 2006 Economic Adviser,. Planning and Program
Contact Ref: Shankar Acharya, Budgeting, Macroeconomic
Chief Economic Adviser Forecasting, Project Appraisal
and Monitoring & Evaluation, Mainstreaming Gender Issues
across government programs;
Debt Management and Policy;
Strengthening ICT and
Conducting Training Programs;
Jan 1987 to Planning Commission, Govt. of India, India Strategic Investment Planning
Feb 1989 Adviser (Modelling and Policy for the transport sector;
Planning),. Macroeconomic Forecasting,
Contact Ref: Arvind Virmani, Project Appraisal, Monitoring
and Evaluation; Strengthening
Senior Economic Adviser ICT and Conducting Training Programs.

Nov 1971 to Various Ministries (viz. Ministry of Finance, India Strategic Planning and
Dec 1986 Planning Commission, Ministry of Industry, Budgeting, Macroeconomic
and the Ministry of Steel ad Mines) of the Forecasting, Project Appraisal
Government of India, Worked as various and M&E; Strengthening ICT
and Conducting Training
positions starting with Research Officer in Programs.
the Ministry of Finance, and rising to the
level of Chief Economist in the Ministry of
Steel and Mines.

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Membership in Professional Associations and Publications:

(a) Life Member, Indian Economic Association,
(b) Life Member, Indian Association for Research on Income and Wealth,
(c) Life Member, Association of Indian Economic Service,
(d) Life Member, Indian Econometric Society,
(e) Referee, Asia-Pacific Development Journal, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok,
(f) Referee, African Journal on International Marketing and Financial Management.

List of Publications is attached as Annex.

Language Skills (indicate only languages in which you can work): English, Bengali, Hindi

Adequacy for the Assignment:

Detailed Tasks Assigned on Consultant’s Reference to Prior Work/Assignments that Best

Team of Experts: Illustrates Capability to Handle the Assigned Tasks
The consultant/s will follow a prescribed scope I am offering my candidature for the possition of
of work which will be staggered over the year “Results-Based Development Planning & Budgeting
2017-2018, as follows: (RBB) Consultant”.

a. Review and strengthen the design, focus, As indicated above under the Employment Record,
and contents of the Medium Term Plan, I have more than 40 years experience of working in the
Ministry of Finance and the Planning Organisations in India,
ZimASSET initiative towards improving its Bangladesh, Dubai, the Gambia, and Mongolia as
implementability and desired outcomes; Macroeconomist and Public Financial Management (PFM)
b. Focused capacity building on the IRBM Expert with multi-disciplinary specialization as follow:
system for a cohort of elected IRBM trainers
from across Government;  Result-Based Strategic Planning and Program
Budgeting for Line Ministries;
c. Review and strengthen the prevailing  Result-Based Monitoring and Evaluation of Plans,
budgeting system to make it results-based and Policies and Programs;
linked to the medium term development plan,  Linking medium term sector budgets with national
e.g. ZimASSET; development plans, MDGs/ SDGs,
d. Review and strengthen the prevailing  Preparation of Medium Term Budget Framework,
Fiscal Framework, and Budget Strategy Papers ;
M&E system for the Medium Term Plan
 Macroeconomic Forecasting, and preparation of
(ZimASSET) to make it results-based; Medium Term Macroeconomic Framework;
e. Review & strengthen information system  Strengthening national planning and formulation of
and decision-support system for ZimASSET; budgetary policies and economic reforms for
f. Review and strengthen the gender issues poverty reduction and accelerating growth;
integration and outcomes across Government  Mainstreaming gender issues across all government
Departments, programs and plans;
programs;  Identification, specification, targeting, monitoring
g. Review and strengthen/develop the and evaluation of Key Performance Indicators for
National Planning and Budgeting Policy. medium-term development plans and budgets;
 Development of PFM/Governance Reforms and
The support program for the Component 2.1 will Programs financed by Budget Support from Donors;
 Management of Public Debt, External Debt and
cover the following deliverables: Contingent Liabilities;
 Strengthening Information Technology for planning,
a. Redesigned and adjusted ZimASSET budgeting and decision making, and
strategic development plan for 2018-2020;  Preparing training Manuals and conducting capacity
b. Developed Planning and Budgeting Policy; building training programs and .organizing
workshops for multi-stakeholders on Result-Based
c. Redesigned and adjusted program based Planning, Budgeting, Monitoring and Evalustion.
budgeting system for all Ministries and
Departments;  Worked as Macroeconomic and PFM Consultant to
d. Training of selected group of local trainers the ADB, AfDB, World Bank, Commonwealth Secretariat,
on IRBM (Planning, Budgeting and M&E); IMF, UN-ECA, UNCTAD, UNDP, UN-ESCAP, UNITAR,
e. Adjusted key performance indicator sets for UN-SIAP in 26 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and
USA. viz. Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia,
each ZimASSET Cluster group;

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f. Adjusted key performance indicator sets for China, Dubai (UEA), Ethiopia, the Gambia, India,
all Ministries integrated with the Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Maldives, Malaysia, Mongolia,
Nepal, Philippines, Samoa, Senegal, Singapore, Sri
ZimASSET; Lanka, Switzerland, Thailand, UK, USA, Uzbekistan.
g. Review and training workshops for all .
Ministries on budget reform and  Have publications on Result Based Medium Term
programming; Strategic Plans, Program Budgets, Monitoring and
Evaluation, PFM reforms, Macroeconomic forecasting,
h. Adjusted KPI for the GoZ M&E System;
debt management and policy;
i. Redesigned and adjusted information and
decision-making system for the ZimASSET;  Possess diversity in skills in. research, teaching,
j. Set of guidelines on IRBM, Development training, economic modeling, policy planning,
Planning, and program-based budgeting. consultations with multi stakeholders and conducting
policy dialogues with donors.

 I hold a First Class degree in Economics from Calcutta

University and Ph.D. in Economics as Commonwealth
Scholar from the East Anglia University, England.

 With these experiences and expertise I consider myself

as an outstanding candidate for the assignment.

Expert’ s contact information: Name of Expert: Tarun Kanti Das

Current Address: 10/14 First Floor, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi-110001, Tel: (+91-11) 2588-4540
Mob: (+91) 9818024569; EMail:

I, the undersigned, certify that to the best of my knowledge and belief, this CV correctly describes
myself, my qualifications, and my experience, and I am available to undertake the assignment in
case of an award. I understand that any misstatement or misrepresentation described herein may
lead to my disqualification or dismissal by the Client, and/or sanctions by the Bank.


Name of Expert Signature Date: {Day/month/year}


Name of authorized Signature Date

Representative of the Consultant
(the same who signs the Proposal)

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Major Publications and Consultancy Reports of Tarun Kanti Das

Most of the Publications are accessible in:

1. Macroeconomic Modeling, Medium Term Strategic Planning and Budgeting, and

Result Based 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 Result based plan and development budget, PP.1-25, World Bank Administered and Multi-
Donor (DFID, EU, Netherlands) Funded Project on DMTBF, MOF, Bangladesh, Dhaka,
1.3 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.
1.4 An Operational Guide to Prepare Medium Term Strategic Plans (MTSP) 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.
1.5 An Operational Macro-econometric 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.
1.6 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.
1.7 An Introduction to Program Budgeting and Program Evaluation Review Technique (PERT),
pp.1-36, ADB-CBPGR, MOF, Mongolia, June 2008
1.8 Budget Performance Evaluation- Methodology, Systems and Management, pp.1-55, ADB-
CBPGR, MOF, Gov. of Mongolia, May 2008.
1.9 Result Based Planning and Budgeting- Methodology, Systems and Management, pp.1-55,
ADB-CBPGR, MOF, Gov. of Mongolia, March 2008.
1.10 Financial Planning- Part-1: Methodology, pp.1-34, Part-2: Policies, pp.1-32, ADB-CBGGR,
MOF, Gov. Of Mongolia, January 2008.
1.11 Preparation of Strategic Business Plans- Structural Framework and Guidelines to Line
Ministries, pp.1-74, ADB-CBPGR, Mongolia, Sep 2007.
1.12 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

1.13 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.
1.14 Monitoring and Projecting Budget Deficits of the Government – A Technical Note, Ministry of
Finance, pp.1-21, August 1990.
1.15 Multisectoral and multiregional transport model for India–database and calibration techniques,
pp.391-403, Environment and Planning, 15-A, 1983.
1.16 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.

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2.3 General Agreement on Trade in Services– Implications for the Indian financial sector, pp.6-14,
Bima Vidya, Management Development Centre, Mumbai, July 2003.
2.4 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.
2.5 Economic Reforms in India- Rationale, Scope, Progress and Unfinished Agenda, pp.1-80, Bank
of Maharashtra, Pune, February 2003.
2.6 Preparation of Indices for Services Production, pp.1-250, National Institute for Banking and
Management, Pune, India, Jan 2003.
2.7 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.
2.8 Role of private sector including Privatization in Asian Countries and Lessons for Africa, pp.1-
110, UN-ECA, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 1998.
2.9 Foreign Investment- Technology Transfer- and Growth Nexus in Asian Economies, pp.1-158,
ESCAP, United Nations, Bangkok, Oct 1997.
2.10 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.
2.11 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.
2.12 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.
2.13 Pricing, productivity & competitiveness of Indian Steel industry, pp.269-292, Indian
Industrialization, ed. Arun Ghosh, Oxf. Unv.Press, Delhi, 1992.

3. MDGs, PRSP, Poverty and Inequality Analysis

A. Published Consultancy Reports 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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4. Management of External Debt, Public Debt and Contingent Liabilities

A. Books and Research Reports Published by Donors

4.1 The Gambia- Independent Debt Sustainability Analysis, pp.1-40, Commonwealth Secretariat,
London, U.K. August 2008,
4.2 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.
4.3 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.
4.4 Financing International Cooperation behind National Borders- a Case Study for India, pp.1-50,
Off.of Dev.Studies, UNDP, New York. March 2006.
4.5 Management of external debt in Nepal- legal, institutional framework and policy issues, pp.1-30,
UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, May 2006.
4.6 External Debt Management in the Era of Globalisation in Cambodia and Lao PDR, pp.1-21, UN-
ESCAP, Bangkok, May 2006.
4.7 Manual on Effective Debt Management, pp.1-118, ESCAP, UN, Bangkok, Thailand, 2006.
4.8 Management of external debt in Samoa- legal, institutional framework and policy issues, pp.1-
30, UN-ESCAP, Bangkok, Sept 2005.
4.9 Country Experience of India, pp.141-147, part-2, External Debt Statistics- Guide for Compilers
and Users, IMF & WB, Washington D.C., 2003.
4.10 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.
4.11 Management of Public Debt in India, pp.85-110, in Accompanying Document to the Guidelines
for Public Debt Management, IMF, June 2002.
4.12 External Sector Related Contingent Liability- a Case Study on India, pp.1-123, Commonwealth
Secretariat, London, U.K., Jan 2001.
4.13 Sovereign Debt Management in India, pp.561-579, Sovereign Debt Management Forum:
Compilation of Presentations, WB, Washington, 2000.
4.14 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.
4.15 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

4.16 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.
4.17 Guidelines for Management of Guarantees of the Government of Bangladesh, pp.1-40, World
Bank Administered DMTBF Project, MOF, Govt of Bangladesh, April 2014
4.18 Alternative Medium Term Debt Management Strategies for Bangladesh, pp.1-28, World Bank
Administered DMTBF Project, MOF, Govt of Bangladesh, Oct 2013.
4.19 Debt Sustainability Analysis for Bangladesh 2013, pp.1-25, World Bank Administered DMTBF
Project, Finance Division, MOF, Govt of Bangladesh, July 2013.
4.20 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.
4.21 External Debt Management in Uzbekistan- Policies, Strategies, Procedures, Legal and
Institutional Set Up, pp.1-45, World Bank Country Office, Uzbekistan, Tashkent, Nov 2008.
4.22 Management of external debt in Indonesia- legal, institutional framework and policy issues,
pp.1-30, MOF, Govt of Indonesia, Dec. 2005.