The Uttar Pradesh government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Deloitte India, appointing it as a consultant for the goal of lifting the state's economy to USD 1 trillion.
An official statement issued here said that the MoU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday.
The Uttar Pradesh government has entrusted the big responsibility to Deloitte India for the prosperity of the country's largest populous state, it said.
The state government had decided to appoint Deloitte India as a consultant on July 19 at a meeting of the Council of Ministers chaired by Adityanath. The decision was based on the recommendation of a high-powered committee.
Adityanath said that now is the time of Uttar Pradesh, and taking full advantage of its potential, the state will become the most important base for multi-dimensional development of the country. The chief minister said that Uttar Pradesh will become a benchmark for the policy of Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas with a trillion dollar economy by the year 2027.
He said within the next 90 days, Deloitte India is likely to present a future action plan with a thorough deliberation after conducting a sector-wise study.
The action plan will be examined by a high-level committee headed by the chief secretary. It will be reviewed by a group of ministers.