Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation
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Pappanamcode P. O,
Kerala 695 018
Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation (GIFT) is envisaged as a centre of excellence, specialising in research, training, consultancy and provision of fiscal and social policy inputs to the Government of Kerala and the South Indian states in general. GIFT was formed in 2009 by upgrading Centre for Taxation Studies (CTS), an autonomous institution formed by Government of Kerala in 1992 for undertaking research, training, consultancy, and publication in the area of public economics.
GIFT is named after Professor I.S Gulati, an eminent economist who was closely associated with public policy making in various capacities, notably as Vice Chairman of State Planning Board, Government of Kerala. Dr. Gulati was also one of the best known authorities on Centre-State financial relations, taxation, public distribution system, migration-related issues and international trade.