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The Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO) is an attached office of NITI Aayog. Constituted in September 2015 by merging the erstwhile Program Evaluation Office (PEO) and the Independent Evaluation Office (IEO), DMEO works to fulfill the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) mandate and to build the M&E ecosystem on India.

DMEO has been mandated to actively monitor and evaluate the implementation of schemes, programs and Initiatives of the Government of India (GoI) to strengthen their implementation and scope of delivery on an ongoing basis. Further, evidence-based policy making should be integral to the overall governance structure in New India. To achieve this, it is important to be able to track performance, determine outcomes to understand how well a scheme is performing, and to help diagnose reasons for poor performance and generate recommendations for course corrections.

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Dmeo at a Glance


Ministries monitored under Output Outcome Monitoring Framework


Indices monitored under Global Indices for Reform and Growth


SoI with States




Evaluations and Quick Assessments conducted







State capacity building workshop in the domain of Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E)

Submitted by admin_dmeo on 9 May 2022

A knowledge sharing session conducted by DMEO in December 2020 was attended by over 500 participants from 22 States & 7 UTs. DMEO highlighted the importance of building M&E capacities across the country and gave a brief overview of major initiatives taken by DMEO like Output Outcome Monitoring Framework (OOMF), Sector Reviews, Data Governance Quality Assurance (DGQI), Global Indices for Reforms and Growth (GIRG), evaluation conducted for CSS schemes, SDGs, partnerships etc.


Webinar to share insights on urban sector emerging from evaluation study of schemes of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India

Submitted by admin_dmeo on 9 May 2022

DMEO in collaboration Ernst and Young (EY) and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has completed the urban evaluation study in Feb 2021. An online seminar was held on 30th June 2021 to sensitize the state officials on the important sector findings from the report and some of best practices in implementing key urban initiatives. The seminar was attended by over 200 participants from the state urban and planning departments.


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