An Urban Governance Conference was organized for the Executive Officers of Municipalities of Himachal Pradesh by the Avantha Foundation, Pune from 10th to 12th of February.
On behalf of MaGC, Ashok handled sessions on ‘Financial Administration – Issues and Challenges for small towns’. His presentations covered the need for better financial management at ULBs. He gave the participants a conceptual overview of basic accounting and financial management concepts. He also covered various challenges of implementing accounting reforms and shared experiences of other Indian states which have already implemented such reforms.
The sessions were well accepted and appreciated by the participants.