Five-Year Plans of India

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From 1947 to 2017, the Indian economy was premised on the concept of planning.wikipedia
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Planning Commission (India)

Planning CommissionPlanning Commission of IndiaIndian Planning Commission
This was carried through the Five-Year Plans, developed, executed, and monitored by the Planning Commission (1951-2014) and the NITI Aayog (2015-2017).
The Planning Commission (Hindi: योजना आयोग, Yojana Āyog) was an institution in the Government of India, which formulated India's Five-Year Plans, among other functions.

Gadgil formula

Prior to the Fourth Plan, the allocation of state resources was based on schematic patterns rather than a transparent and objective mechanism, which led to the adoption of the Gadgil formula in 1969.
Gadgil formula was adopted for distribution of plan assistance during Fourth and Fifth Five Year Plans.

Economy of India

Indian economyIndiaIndia's economy
From 1947 to 2017, the Indian economy was premised on the concept of planning.
Five-Year Plans of India resembled central planning in the Soviet Union.

Feldman–Mahalanobis model

The plan followed the Mahalanobis model, an economic development model developed by the Indian statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in 1953.
Mahalanobis became essentially the key economist of India's Second Five Year Plan, becoming subject to much of India's most dramatic economic debates.

Indian Institutes of Technology

IITIITsIndian Institute of Technology
At the end of the plan period in 1956, five Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) were started as major technical institutions.
Eventually in the 11th Five year plan, eight states were identified for establishment of new IITs and IT-BHU was converted into an IIT.

Minimum Needs Programme (India)

Minimum Needs Programme
The Minimum Needs Programme (MNP) was introduced in the first year of the Fifth Five Year Plan (1974–78).
The Minimum Needs Programme (MNP) was introduced in the first year of the Fifth Five Year Plan (1974–78), to provide certain basic minimum needs and improve the living standards of people.

Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis

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The plan followed the Mahalanobis model, an economic development model developed by the Indian statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in 1953.
His variant of Wassily Leontief's Input-output model, the Mahalanobis model, was employed in the Second Five Year Plan, which worked towards the rapid industrialisation of India and with other colleagues at his institute, he played a key role in the development of a statistical infrastructure.

Bombay Plan

It built a particular system of mixed economy, with a great role for the public sector (with an emerging welfare state), as well as a growing private sector (represented by some personalities as those who published the Bombay Plan).
Although the Bombay Plan did not itself propose a socialist agenda, "virtually all" commentators acknowledge "that there is a direct line of continuity from the Bombay Plan of 1944-1945 to the First Five-Year Plan in 1950."

Indian Statistical Institute

ISIISI KolkataIndian Statistical Institute, Calcutta
It used the prevalent state of art techniques of operations research and optimization as well as the novel applications of statistical models developed at the Indian Statistical Institute.
The second five-year plan of India was a brainchild of Mahalanobis.

Indira Gandhi

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At this time Indira Gandhi was the Prime Minister.
Gandhi presided over three Five-Year Plans as Prime Minister, two of which succeeded in meeting the targeted growth.

Licence Raj

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This was the end of Nehruvian socialism.
Like a command economy, India had Five-Year Plans on the lines of the Five-Year Plans in the Soviet Union.

Garibi Hatao

The Fifth Five-Year Plan laid stress on employment, poverty alleviation (Garibi Hatao), and justice.
It was part of the 5th Five-Year Plan.

Panchayati raj

In an effort to bring democracy to the grass-root level, Panchayat elections were started and the states were given more development responsibilities.
The First Five Year Plan failed to bring about active participation and involvement of the people in the Plan processes, which included Plan formulation implementation and monitoring.

Common minimum programme

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Common minimum programme
*Five-Year plans of India

Super thermal power station

With India being a country of chronic power deficits, the Government of India has planned to provide 'power for all' by the end of the eleventh plan.The capacity of thermal power is 1000 MW and above.

Demographics and culture of Ahmedabad

According to the census for the ninth plan, there are 30737 rural families living in Ahmedabad.

K. N. Raj

He is popularly known as K. N. Raj. He played an important role in India's planned development, drafting sections of India's first Five Year Plan, specifically the introductory chapter when he was only 26 years old.

Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

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An evaluation of the experience of implementation of the mission would be undertaken before the end of the Eleventh Five Year Plan in 2012.

Below Poverty Line

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In its Tenth Five-Year Plan, the degree of deprivation is measured with the help of parameters with scores given from 0–4, with 13 parameters.

Higher education controversy in Odisha

In the 11th five-year plan, the Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD), Manmohan Singh's government had proposed to set up several premier technical institutes across the country to produce a world-class talent pool in science, engineering, and management, which would contribute significantly towards the economic development of the states where they are located, as well as the nation.

Public sector undertakings in India

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India's second five year plan (1956–60) and the Industrial Policy Resolution of 1956 emphasised the development of public sector enterprises to meet Nehru's national industrialisation policy.

Dhananjay Ramchandra Gadgil

Dr. D. R. Gadgil
He was the founder Director of the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune and the author of the Gadgil formula, which served as the base for the allocation of central assistance to states during the Fourth and Fifth Five Year Plans of India.

Madras Public Libraries Act

Subsequently, nine district libraries were added during the Five year plan from 1951.

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar

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It was established in 1960 as one of several Regional Engineering Colleges established as part of the Second Five Year Plan (1956–61) by the Government of India.