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


July 5 - 16, 2021
Training Course on "Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)"
Target Audience: 
All Member Countries
Venue: Virtual from SARTTAC July 12 - 16, 2021
Training Course on " Monthly Index of Economic Growth (High Frequency Indicators)"
Target Audience: All Member Countries
Venue: Virtual from SARTTAC


Upcoming Webinars


26 July, 2021 Webinar on "Fiscal Risks"

Target Audience: CAG (India)





News and Events

April, 2021: Welcome! Mr. Christian Johnson as SARTTAC's new Macroeconomic Advisor

Mr. Johnson replaces Mr. Andrew Ceber, as SARTTAC's Macroeconomic Advisor Read More

July 7, 2021: SARTTAC's Annual Steering Committee (SC) Meeting

The IMF South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center (SARTTAC) held fifth annual meeting of its Steering Committee (SC) on July 7, 2021. Read More/Picture Gallery

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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