You don't have javascript enabled. Please Enabled javascript for better performance.

Finance Department, Assam

The Finance Department of Assam plays a pivotal role in the development of the state’s economy. It seeks to facilitate a favourable economic environment and assist the state in achieving rapid development and investment. The Department is concerned with all the economic and financial matters of the state such as mobilisation and allocation of resources, raising tax and nontax revenue, formulation and execution of annual budget etc to name a few
Before independence, Finance Department of Assam comprised only two branches namely Finance and Budget. However, with the passage of time, the economy of Assam grew in size with manifold function. In order to adapt to the changing circumstances, the Department gradually expanded to its current size of 12 branches.
The Finance Department of Assam has brought about various plans and policies to transform Assam into a financially sound state. It is working towards promoting investment and economic development with the aim of ensuring quality of life in the state. As such, Assam is probably among the first State in the country to prepare an Outcome Budget which ties the sectoral allocations to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals. It is also the first State in the country to ratify the GST Constitutional Amendment Bill.