Ms.Vaidehi Anushyanthan is an Assistant Director of the Presidential Task Force on Northern and Eastern Provinces Development . She is actively involve in the evaluation of many nationally important development projects and programmes of the government. She has over 15 years of Public Sector experience in planning, monitoring and evaluation of development programmes and projects in the government. She is currently the lead M&E officer for development interventions specially in the northern and eastern provinces had extensive experience in working at the sub national level in the District Planning Secretariat. She is currently involve in the formulation of Draft National Evaluation Bill as a co-team member. She was actively involved in designing and developing the national electronic Project Monitoring System of the MPI and continues to promote technical and professional support to the UNDP TA project to strengthen the M&E systems. She also actively contributed in the institutionalization of Managing for Development Results (MfDR) an initiative of the Ministry of Plan Implementation (MPI) supported by UNDP and ADB and actively contributed to design the National Evaluation Information System of the MPI.