Planning Commission (India)

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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.wikipedia
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Five-Year Plans of India

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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.
This was carried through the Five-Year Plans, developed, executed, and monitored by the Planning Commission (1951-2014) and the NITI Aayog (2015-2017).

NITI Aayog

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It has since been replaced by a new institution named NITI Aayog.
It was established in 2015, by the NDA government, to replace the Planning Commission which followed a top-down model.

Meghnad Saha

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Rudimentary economic planning, deriving from the sovereign authority of the state, was first initiated in India in 1938 by Congress President and Indian National Army supreme leader Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who had been persuaded by Meghnad Saha to set up a National Planning Committee.
He was on his way to the office of the Planning Commission in Rashtrapati Bhavan, when he collapsed a few yards away from there.

Narendra Modi

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In his first Independence Day speech in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his intention to dissolve the Planning Commission.
On 31 December 2014, Modi announced that the Planning Commission had been scrapped.

Finance Commission

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The most recent was constituted in 2017 and is chaired by N. K.Singh, a former member of the Planning Commission.

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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.

Government of India

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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. Authority for creation of the Planning Commission was not derived from the Constitution of India or statute; it is an arm of the Central Government of India.

Independence Day (India)

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In his first Independence Day speech in 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his intention to dissolve the Planning Commission.

Sovereignty

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Rudimentary economic planning, deriving from the sovereign authority of the state, was first initiated in India in 1938 by Congress President and Indian National Army supreme leader Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who had been persuaded by Meghnad Saha to set up a National Planning Committee.

Indian National Army

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Rudimentary economic planning, deriving from the sovereign authority of the state, was first initiated in India in 1938 by Congress President and Indian National Army supreme leader Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who had been persuaded by Meghnad Saha to set up a National Planning Committee.

Subhas Chandra Bose

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Rudimentary economic planning, deriving from the sovereign authority of the state, was first initiated in India in 1938 by Congress President and Indian National Army supreme leader Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, who had been persuaded by Meghnad Saha to set up a National Planning Committee.

M. Visvesvaraya

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M. Visvesvaraya had been elected head of the Planning Committee. M. Visvesvaraya generously agreed and Jawaharlal Nehru was made head of the National Planning Committee.The so-called "British Raj" also formally established Advisory Planning Board under K. C. Neogy that functioned from 1944 to 1946.

British Raj

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M. Visvesvaraya generously agreed and Jawaharlal Nehru was made head of the National Planning Committee.The so-called "British Raj" also formally established Advisory Planning Board under K. C. Neogy that functioned from 1944 to 1946.

Kshitish Chandra Neogy

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M. Visvesvaraya generously agreed and Jawaharlal Nehru was made head of the National Planning Committee.The so-called "British Raj" also formally established Advisory Planning Board under K. C. Neogy that functioned from 1944 to 1946.

Mahatma Gandhi

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Some scholars have argued that the introduction of planning as an instrument was intended to transcend the ideological divisions between Mahatma Gandhi and Nehru.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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M. Visvesvaraya generously agreed and Jawaharlal Nehru was made head of the National Planning Committee.The so-called "British Raj" also formally established Advisory Planning Board under K. C. Neogy that functioned from 1944 to 1946. Some scholars have argued that the introduction of planning as an instrument was intended to transcend the ideological divisions between Mahatma Gandhi and Nehru. After India achieved Independence, a formal model of planning was adopted, and accordingly the Planning Commission, reporting directly to the Prime Minister of India, was established on 15 March 1950, with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru as the Chairman.

Politics of India

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Other scholars have argued that the Planning Commission, as a central agency in the context of plural democracy in India, needs to carry out more functions than rudimentary economic planning.

Partition of India

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After India achieved Independence, a formal model of planning was adopted, and accordingly the Planning Commission, reporting directly to the Prime Minister of India, was established on 15 March 1950, with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru as the Chairman.

Prime Minister of India

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After India achieved Independence, a formal model of planning was adopted, and accordingly the Planning Commission, reporting directly to the Prime Minister of India, was established on 15 March 1950, with Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru as the Chairman.

Constitution of India

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Authority for creation of the Planning Commission was not derived from the Constitution of India or statute; it is an arm of the Central Government of India.

Ex officio member

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With the Prime Minister as the ex officio Chairman, the committee had a nominated Deputy Chairman, with the rank of a full Cabinet Minister.

Cabinet (government)

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Cabinet Ministers with certain important portfolios acted as ex officio members of the Commission, while the full-time members were experts in various fields like economics, industry, science and general administration.

Indian Economic Service

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The majority of the experts in the Commission were economists, making the Commission the biggest employer of the Indian Economic Service.

Google Hangouts

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It was followed by series of Google+ Hangouts and a Plan Hackathon.