Maharashtra cabinet issues proposal to set up Maharashtra Institute of Transformation (MITRA)
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The Maharashtra government on 11 November issued a government resolution to form the Maharashtra Institution for Transformation – MITRA. This institution will work on the lines of NITI Aayog of the Central Government.
MITRA will be headed by Chief Minister Eknath Sambhaji Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will be the co-chairman.
In October, the Maharashtra cabinet had given its approval for the formation of the Maharashtra Institution for Transformation (MITRA).
Maharashtra Institute for Transformation will be the state's think tank for decision making based on comprehensive data analysis and studies on various sectors.
This will enable the state to achieve the target of making the state a $1 trillion economy by 2027 and a $3.5 trillion economy by 2047.
A delegation led by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde met the Chief Executive Officer and other officials of NITI Aayog.
It will act as an advisor in the implementation of the schemes of the State Government.
It is the apex public policy think tank of the Government of India and responsible for bringing ideas and focus to key areas through policy formulation.
It is also responsible for promoting cooperative federalism in the country through the participation of state governments in the economic policy-making process.
Establishment - 1st May 1960
Official Language - Marathi
Neighbouring States - Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Goa, Dadra And Nagar Haveli, Chhattisgarh
Members of Parliament - Lok Sabaha 48 (Rajya Sabha seats 19)
Legislature - Bicameral ( Assembly 289 and council 78 seats)
Capital - Mumbai
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