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Planning Commission


December 29, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Plan priorities

December 28, 2021 11:35 pm

The Planning Commission has decided upon a reordering of plan priorities and reallocation of resources.

April 29, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Six N-reactors

April 29, 2021 12:09 am

Stating this, the Atomic Energy Commission’s chairman Homi N Sethna disclosed that it was planned to install nearly 10 such reactors during the next two decades.

How the Planning Commission drove change in the India it inherited

April 10, 2021 8:59 am

An insider’s account of the planning processes of the past could show the road ahead on farm laws

February 15, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Sixth Plan Approved

February 14, 2021 10:54 pm

The Planning Minister, N D Tiwari, told a news conference that the approval was by consensus but the three leftist states — West Bengal, Kerala and Tripura — expressed dissent at the NDC.

January 23, 1981, Forty Years Ago: Bond Controversy

January 22, 2021 10:53 pm

One of the members of Planning Commission feels that not enough homework was done before deciding on the bonds as a measure to clean up black money. In the earlier schemes — for example, the 1976 voluntary disclosures — the Planning Commission was involved.

Planning Commission like body to be formed in Bengal to honour Netaji: Mamata

January 04, 2021 9:05 pm

The Planning Commission, a government institution which formulated India's Five-Year Plans besides performing other functions, was set up in March 1950. The Narendra Modi government disbanded it in 2014 and formed Niti Aayog.

‘Rapid growth sees excess bank loans. It’s common... As boom ends, there is stress... But must it last 6 yrs?’

March 08, 2020 11:35 am

"The strength of India depends upon a perception that there is a broad consensus on what is good policy," says Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

TMC manifesto released: Mamata promises simplified GST, probe into note ban

March 27, 2019 6:25 pm

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee also stated that she will work hard to solve the Kashmir issue and if needed will stay there to interact with the people to understand their problems.

No matter what you do, insurance firms will try make money. That is when the system comes in: NITI Aayog's VK Paul

July 15, 2018 1:25 am

NITI Aayog member V K Paul talks about why the National Health Mission is an unfinished agenda, lists its achievements so far, explains why the challenges before Ayushman Bharat will be surmounted, plays down fears of insurance fraud, and urges that one be part of this “havan” of transformation, and “shed the negativity”.

The More Things Change

June 29, 2018 12:16 am

Economic priorities set in Planning Commission in 1970s-80s continue


CM Harish Rawat on Niti Aayog

January 19, 2015 9:44 am