Welcome to IMF SARTTAC

Building Macroeconomic Capacity in South Asia

About us

South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC) is a collaborative venture between the IMF, the member countries (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka), and development partners. The Center’s strategic goal is to help its member countries strengthen their institutional and human capacity to design and implement macroeconomic and financial policies that promote growth and reduce poverty.The opening of SARTTAC marks a major milestone in the partnership between the IMF and its member countries in the region.



Upcoming Training Courses


April 12-16, 2021
Training Course on "Taxpayer Registration"
Target Audience:
 All Member Countries
Venue: Virtual from SARTTAC
April 22-30, 2021
Training Course on "Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool"
Target Audience:
 Indian Revenue Agencies
Venue: Virtual from SARTTAC


Upcoming Webinars

March 29 - April 9, 2021 Webinar on "Insurance Supervision: New risks, Sustainability, Use of Fintech in insurance and the consequences on the regulatory and supervisory framework"

Target Audience: All member countries






News and Events

January 19, 2021: SARTTAC's mid-year Steering Committee (SC) meeting

The Steering Committee endorsed a revised workplan, which was adapted to meet capacity development needs of member countries as they take actions to mitigate the economic fallout of COVID-19. Picture Gallery

IMF Corner

Check IMF's Upcoming and Active self-paced Online Course

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All government officials are welcome to register. These courses are particularly relevant for officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning and in central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies. In general, successful completion of an online course will be viewed favorably when applying to face-to-face ICD courses at headquarters or regional centers. Apply Now

Additional Information


The IMF made its online research platform, IMF eLibrary, free to all users.


  IMF Country Pages: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka
  IMF Resident Representative offices: India, Nepal and Bhutan
Maldives and Sri Lanka
  SARTTAC Newsletters and Annual Reports




IMF Social Media Hub

IMF India Twitter handle




Our Development Partners

European Union

Ministry of Economy and Finance, Korea



Australian Government
The Treasury