Hyderabad: The Telangana government has inked a Memorundum of Understanding on Tuesday with Jameel Abdul Latif - Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) that is founded by this year's Nobel laureates - Professor Abhijit Banerjee and Professor Esther Duflo.
The School Education Department of Telangana signed the MoU with JPAL and the Centre Square Foundation. The foundation primarily works on school education.
The MoU is signed to set up a Management Unit and process the UDISE data of the last 10 to 13 years and look at aspects like how better services can be provided with the current spending practices.
It will focus on using high-quality independent data and work on districts that require utmost attention.
In 2003, Banerjee founded the (J-PAL) along with Duflo and Sendhil Mullainathan and he remains one of its directors.