The Karnataka government creates an organisation modelled after the NITI Aayog.

State Institute for Transformation of Karnataka established in lieu of the Karnataka State Policy and Planning Commission . The state government would provide Rs 150 crore annually to help SITK work effectively and achieve its targets .

BENGALURU (BENGALURU): The state government issued an order on Saturday establishing the State Institute for Transformation of Karnataka (SITK), in lieu of the Karnataka State Policy and Planning Commission, following the model of NITI Aayog at the heart.According to the order, the new institution was established to accomplish the aim of creating a New Karnataka for a New India.According to the publication, the chief minister would be the Chairman of SITK, and the Vice Chairperson for SITK, a specialist in government planning and other topics, would be appointed shortly.According to an official release, the state government would provide Rs 150 crore annually to help SITK work effectively and achieve its targets.

In addition, the body would have sections or divisions covering planning, finance, social security, economics, education, health, agriculture, science and technology, training, and clean energy.SITK will have an additional Secretary in the Department of Planning, Programme Implementation, and Statistics as Chief Executive Officer and Adviser.Experts in poverty alleviation, revenue, food, and nutrition, simplification of services, renewable and green energy, resource management, gender equality, industry and infrastructure, innovation and skills development will also be selected.According to the state government, 14 well-known government and non-government organizations, including IISc, IIMB, and NLSIU, would be included as participants.