SARTTAC opened in January 2017 in Delhi, India, to respond to the training and technical assistance needs of countries in South Asia. As the first center that fully integrates training and technical assistance, it is a model for future IMF capacity development work. SARTTAC is serving as the focal point for planning, coordinating, and implementing IMF capacity development activities throughout South Asia.
Courses are either by application or by invitation. For courses by invitation candidates are nominated by government agencies upon the request of the responsible IMF department.
Self-Financed Policy: Candidates from international agencies advanced regional countries and local staff in IMF Resident Representatives’ offices who apply to courses at our regional training centersand programs if accepted will be given the status of self-financed. Attending as self-financed provides the same access to course content and activities but all associated costs (accommodation travel and per diem) need to be covered by the sponsoring institution.
Candidates from international agencies and advanced regional countries who apply to attend IMF training events, if accepted, will be considered self-financed. Local staff in IMF Resident Representative offices selected to train at regional training centers and programs would also be self-financed. However, they are eligible to attend training at HQ as regular participants. Attending as self-financed provides the same access to course content and activities, but all associated costs (accommodation, travel, and per diem) need to be covered by the sponsoring institution.