Impressed with the strides taken by Uttar Pradesh, Ratan Tata-led Tata Trusts will enter into an understanding with the state government by signing an MoU in Lucknow on December 21 for community development programmes in sectors like education and health.
The MoU will be signed between the state government and Tata Trusts at a function in the presence of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Ratan Tata, an official spokesman said.
Tata Trusts will cooperate with the state government in its attempts for empowering the poor and weaker sections of the society through programmes aimed at poverty eradication, employment generation and infrastructure generation among others, the spokesman said.
A steering committee with representatives of the state government and Tata Trusts will be set up for the smooth conduct and proper monitoring of these programmes, he said. On November 27, at a programme in Unnao, Ratan Tata had said he was impressed by the progress made by the state and had promised to cooperate with it.
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