University of Chicago Trust Team Meets CM Naveen Patnaik 

Berhampur: A team from University of Chicago Trust, India met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik here on Tuesday and discussed on DPIC (Data, Policy, and Innovation Centre) and opportunities to collaborate with the Odisha Government.

Scholar Professor Michael Kremer, Executive Director Benjamin Krause and Development Innovation Lab & Executive Director of University of Chicago Trust Dr. Leni Chaudhary met the Chief Minister. .

The meeting was attended by Secretary to CM (5T) VK Pandian and Principal Secretary of E&IT Department Manoj Mishra.

Funded by the Odisha Government, the DPIC will help enable rigorous, evidence-based governance, using new advances in econometrics, data science and machine learning.

Earlier today, the team from University of Chicago Trust, India held an introductory meeting with Secretaries from Health and Family Welfare Department, E&IT Department, School and Mass Education Department regarding setting up the DPIC.

The panel had a fruitful discussion towards understanding development needs and priorities of each Dept with the larger backdrop of development needs of Odisha.

The meeting was followed by discussions with individual Department to identify specific research areas in near future.

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