The Maharashtra government is planning to set up an institution on the lines of Niti Aayog, announced Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in a meeting. The institution would be responsible to perform comprehensive data analysis and make studied decisions on various sectors in the state. A delegation led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde met the chief executive officer and other officials of the Niti Aayog today. It was proposed that an institute of transformation on the lines of Niti Aayog would be set up to make studied decisions on various sectors. CM Shinde has given an in-principle nod to this suggestion.” said Devendra Fadnavis.
Devendra Fadnavis said the NITI Aayog has also carried out an extensive study on similar issues.
Several topics ranging from monetisation of assets to blockchain in agriculture were discussed in the meeting; that was held between the Chief Minister and the NITI Aayog officials. Meeting also consisted of discussions on alternative fuels, electric vehicles, drone healthcare, agriculture, etc. Devendra Fadnavis said the NITI Aayog has also carried out an extensive study on similar issues and developed a tool; where inter-related data from various departments is collectively analysed for a better decision-making process.