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Delhi govts' think tank DDC joins hands with data analytics org for effective formulation of policies

Delhi govts think tank DDC joins hands with data analytics org for effective formulation of policies

New Delhi: Delhi government's think tank,Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) on Wednesday entered into a partnership with a global advisory and data analytics organisation,IDinsight to support the use of data and evidence in the effective formulation and implementation of policies related to the city.

IDinsight will support DDC by providing research and analytical support to further the government's goal of evidence-informed policymaking, said a Delhi government statement.

As per the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the two sides, IDinsight will work closely with the DDC to enhance the government's abilities of decision-making by advising on the design of new programmes and policies,says the statement

The organisation will also help to reform existing programmes and policies of the government like Rozgar Bazaar, registration of construction labourers, education initiatives, among others, based on evidence from Delhi and other locations, the statement added.

"IDinsight will bring together an embedded team of public policy and data science experts that will work closely with DDC and several government departments," Shah said.

According to Ronald Abraham, IDinsight's founding partner and India regional director, the organisation will use innovative and cost-effective tools to provide rigorous, timely research and analytics to answer key policy questions for the government.

(From PTI with edits)

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