Brand UP: CM Yogi orders appointment of nodal officers to assist Deloitte India

CM Yogi

As part of the state government’s ongoing drive to establish Uttar Pradesh as a brand across the globe and make it a $1 trillion economy, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed departments to appoint nodal officers, who will assist the consulting agency Deloitte India with relevant documents and data.

The chief minister has instructed additional chief secretaries of departments to accord it top priority, as the consulting company has to submit the first draft technical report in this regard by November 2, 90 days from the signing of the contract, as per the agreement.

CM Yogi has instructed the ACS to extend all necessary assistance to Deloitte India in preparing the strategy and technical report. The Planning Department has also written a letter to all the additional chief secretaries, urging them to provide relevant details to the consulting company to expedite the technical report.

It is worth mentioning that the Yogi government signed a contract with Japanese Consultant Deloitte India to prepare a roadmap for boosting UP’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in order to make the state a $1 trillion economy.

Global Investors’ Summit to highlight Brand UP

The Global Investors Summit will highlight the strengths of Brand UP, including increasing ease of doing business in the state, its world class infrastructure and available resources, in addition to benefits of investing in the state. The suggestions and strategy of Deloitte India will play an important role in this regard at the global forum.

High-powered committee to study departmental reports

A high-powered committee headed by the chief secretary will study the departmental reports on the first draft report of Deloitte India and suggest amendments if need be. Subsequently, Deloitte India will be required to incorporate those amendments in the final report, which would be submitted by the agency by January 1, 2023. Thereafter, a presentation will be made in front of CM Yogi for him to take a final call on the technical report.

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50 departments to be tested for $1 trillion target

More than 50 departments across 10 sectors will be tested for the $1 trillion target. The ongoing schemes in all these departments and their impact on the ground will be examined. On the basis of that, department-wise strategy will be prepared and then implemented.