Udyami Mitra: UP Hires IIT, IIM Graduates To Assist Investors And Departments
Yogi’s UP government is hiring IIT, IIM Graduates as ‘Udyami Mitra’, who will assist investors and fill the gap between different departments.
The Uttar Pradesh government, under the leadership of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has initiated an ambitious plan called Udyami Mitra to utilize the expertise of graduates from prestigious institutions like IITs and IIMs.
The aim is to bridge the gap between departments and expedite the implementation of investment proposals worth Rs 35,000 lakh crore that were received through the UP Global Investors Summit 2023.
The government has hired 105 professionals, who will be called Udyami Mitra, to assist industrialists and ensure a smooth establishment of their units in the state.
These Udyami Mitra professionals were selected from a pool of candidates who possess an MBA degree with a minimum of 60% marks.
Fluency in both Hindi and English languages and an age bracket of 25 to 40 were the other criteria. Out of 1,387 applications received, 105 candidates were shortlisted after a computer proficiency test.
The selected candidates will receive their offer letters from Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on 26th May.
The roles assigned to the Udyami Mitra professionals will be at various levels, including district, state headquarters, and the Invest UP office.
Seventy candidates will be assigned at the district level, 25 at the state headquarters, and 10 at the UP Invest offices.
They will work as facilitators and provide assistance to industrialists in obtaining clearances, understanding government incentives, and resolving any hurdles that may arise during the establishment of their units.
The Udyami Mitra professionals will undergo a 14-day training program before being allocated their assignments.
They have been hired for a tenure of one year, with the possibility of extension based on requirements. The selected candidates will receive a salary of Rs 70,000 per month, excluding perks.
This initiative showcases Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s ambitious plan to tap into the talent of IIT-IIM graduates and leverage their knowledge to boost investment and economic growth in Uttar Pradesh.
By bridging the gap between departments and providing dedicated support to investors, the government aims to create a favorable environment for businesses and attract more investments to the state.