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Odisha Government signed a MoU with Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Bhubaneswar:21/7/23: The Odisha Government on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tony Blair Institute for Global Change (TBI). As part of the MoU, TBI will provide advisory support to government to enable it to successfully deliver on its overall economic agenda.

The MoU was signed by the Special Secretary, E&IT Department, Manas Ranjan Panda and Vivek Agarwal, Country Director, India of Tony Blair Institute of Global Change (TBI).

The collaboration will be beneficial in increasing economic capacity along with successful implementation of various programmes of the State Government, informed the Electronics & Information Technology Department.

The Institute will provide advisory support to the State Government to enable it to successfully deliver on its overall economic agenda. It will undertake a range of activities such as current-state analysis, external benchmarking, roadmap design, capacity development and many others.

Minister of Electronics, Information Technology, Sports and Youth Services & Home, Tusharkanti Behera, Chief Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Jena, Development Commissioner, Anu Garg, Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Deoranjan Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary, Finance Vishal Kumar Dev, Principal Secretary, RD, Information and Public Relations, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Principal Secretary, E&IT, Manoj Kumar Mishra  were  present on the occasion.

Additional Secretary E&IT Department Manoj Kumar Pattnaik proposed the vote of thanks.

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