After a high level meeting Odisha govt. has initiated a partnership & signed a statement of intent (SOI) with University of Chicago and its charitable trust in India.
University of Chicago which is also worlds 10th best positioning university according to the Times World Educational institute ranking.
The university will help Odisha in setting up a virtual academy for digitization, preservation, and enhanced access of chronicled materials and implementation of pilot projects in energy, environment, health, water and sanitation divisions.
As per the report Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi stated that “The government is working on pollution control and energy saving measures for some years. We might want to have an autonomous investigation of the methodologies received so far by the state and get global practices for making those more viable at the field level.”
No doubt that this partnership will definitely help Odisha to increase some knowledge and experience from their worldwide expertise on monitoring of pollution control and improve energy efficiency in the state.
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