Six States are chosen by NITI Aayog for transformative change in health and education
NITI Aayog has selected Uttar Pradesh, Assam, and Karnataka
to improve healthcare delivery and key outcomes in these States.
In Education, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and Jharkhand have
been selected for support to better learning outcomes.
The six States have been chosen after a rigorous competitive
process based on comprehensive metrics to determine potential for impact and
likelihood of success.
This announcement was made on 8 August 2017.
The selections were made after presentations by the states
in respective sectors.
The states highlighted the initiatives undertaken by them
thus far, their willingness to accelerate improvement and justified why they
should be selected for the institutional support being offered by NITI Aayog.