The Uttar Pradesh government on Tuesday decided to appoint Deloitte India as a consultant to suggest plans for bringing the state's economy to the $1 trillion mark, officials said.

The decision in this regard was taken on the recommendation of a high-power committee at a cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanth on Tuesday, an official release said.

To fulfil the Prime Minister's resolve to make India a $5 trillion economy, the role of the most populous state of Uttar Pradesh is very important.

A sector-wise action plan is being prepared by the state government to fulfil the goal of bringing the economy of Uttar Pradesh to 1 trillion US dollars.

In the light of the current global economic scenario and to adopt the best practices of different countries, the need to engage the services of consultants was felt, it said.

In view of this, it was decided to select the institution/consultants by adopting due process.

The tenders for the selection of consultants were invited on March 15, 2022, and the last date for receipt of tenders was fixed till May 24.