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Demise of the Planning Commission Of India

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Planning Commission Of India

Highlights

  • The Planning Commission was created in 1950 through a mere executive order and then it just continued to grow.

  • First Prime Minister Pt. Nehru who was the architect and mentor of the Commission allowed and helped this commission to function with a lot of fervor but with his successors

  • Taking into account this fact the Administrative Reforms Commission, recommended for ceasing the practice of formal and mandatory association of Prime Minister with the Planning Commission.