ReSTART Assam-Restructuring Systems and Technology for Augmentation of Resources for Transformed Assam
The four-pronged action plans shall be implemented as follows:
- Rationalise the revenue collection from VAT, State Excise, MV Tax, Forest and Oil Royalty through reforms and restructuring of policy, legislations, and administration. This includes measures to increase efficiency in tax collection and rationalise the tax structure based on the best models of other progressive states.
- Mobilising additional resources, in a big way, through Externally Aided Project(EAP). this will be driven in a concerted and coordinated manner by the Finance Department itself through a dedicated cell created by name LEAPs(Lead EAPs).
- ASPIRe-Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms Project, funded by World Bank, as an Externally Aided Project for improving the systems in public finance management and focussing investments in critical sectors including growth, development and employment in a post-Planning Commission scenario.
- A large scale IT enabled systems with "near-zero human interface" and real time monitoring of revenue collection