January 18-19, 2016, New Delhi
CUTS Centre for Competition, Investment & Economic Regulation (CUTS CCIER) along with CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition (CIRC) and Jacobs, Cordova and Associates organised a training programme from Monday, 18 – Tuesday, 19 January, 2016 on Regulatory Impact Assessment (RIA) for Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) in New Delhi.
RIA is a process of systematically identifying and assessing the direct and indirect impacts of regulatory proposals and existing regulations, using consistent analytical methods. It involves a participatory approach via public consultation to assess such impact, determination of costs and benefits, and selection the most appropriate regulatory alternative.
The focus of the training workshop was to familiarise the officials about the concept of RIA, its importance, advantages as well as challenges and educate them regarding the RIA tools and their application in policy making.
The key resource person for the training programme was Scott Jacobs, Managing Director, Jacobs, Cordova and Associates, United States. He is a leading global expert and author with 30 years of experience in regulatory reform and good business environments.
- CUTS organizes two day training for TRAI officials
Business Standard, January 19, 2016