Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur’s Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness has signed an MoU with Madhya Pradesh government to collaborate on the development of a Happiness Index for measuring the well-being of the people of the state.
The MoU was signed with MP government’s ‘Rajya Anandam Sansthan’ (Department of Happiness) in the presence of MP Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and IIT-KGP Director Prof P P Chakrabarti at Bhopal recently. IIT-KGP will develop the index and analyse data collected by the state government to assess the level of happiness and chalk out recommendations that can be used to enhance happiness.
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- Prof P P Chakrabarti is the Director of IIT Kharagpur
- Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh is Mr. Shivraj Singh Chouhan
- Om Prakash Kohli is the Governor of Madhya Pradesh
- Kanha National Park is situated in Madhya Pradesh famous for Tigers
Source- The Economic Times