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OOMF Resources


This page provides resources for guiding the Ministries/Departments about various aspects of Output Outcome Monitoring Framework (OOMF). The resources have been classified into two categories:

  1. Technical guidance: Orients about components of logical frameworks, developing measurable indicators and components of outcome-based monitoring
  2. Administrative guidance: Contains other resources on procedures, timelines, contact details to be used by Ministries/Departments for OOMF


Technical guidance on OOMF exercise
Bulletin of Key Terms under OOMF

This document provides a bulletin of key terminologies and concepts associated with Outcome-based budgeting, Output Outcome Monitoring Framework (OOMF), and monitoring systems. The purpose of the document is to provide a quick, ready reference to technical components of the outcome-monitoring system for smooth, meaningful implementation and engagement with this exercise.

Introduction to OOMF

This document provides a quick overview of the Output Outcome Monitoring Framework (OOMF) exercise in terms of its current scope, objectives and implementation process. It explains how it is an important reform towards outcome-based monitoring by defining measurable indicators for outputs and outcomes of ~500 Central Sector and Centrally Sponsored Schemes of 67 Ministries/Departments of the Government of India.

Guidance for OOMF Indicator Framing

This document lays down the guidelines for Ministries/Departments and DMEO, NITI Aayog for framing output-outcome indicators for CS/CSS schemes of the Government of India for inclusion in Output-Outcome Monitoring Framework (OOMF). It advocates and explains the two-step approach to be adopted for the same: (a) Clearly delineating inputs, activities, outputs and outcomes of schemes using logical framework tool and (b) Defining SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Trackable) indicators for identified outputs and outcomes.

Administrative guidance
Annual Calendar

This document lays down the annual activities that are undertaken by DMEO, NITI Aayog as well as Ministries/Departments under OOMF exercise.

SOP for nodal officer change in Ministries/Departments

This document lays down the standard operating procedures to be followed by Ministries/Departments in case there is a change in their OOMF nodal officer.

SOP for OOMF Review Meeting

This document lays down the standard operating procedures to be followed by Ministries/Departments and NITI verticals for convening OOMF review meetings on annual basis.