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Wednesday, 26 June 2013


1. The concept of planning based on
Russion model by Joseph Stalin.

2. Who is the ex-officio Chairman of Planning
The Prime Minister

3. The Planning Commission was setup on
March 5, 1950

4. The period of first five year plan-

5. The first five year plan gave priority to-
Agricultural development

6. Bhakra Nangal, Hirakud and Damodar vally projects were laukechal on which five year plan?
First Five Year Plan

7. What is the period of Second Five year Plan?

8. In what sector the second Five Year Plan gave Importance?
Industrial Development

9. Which plan is called Industrial and Transport Plan?
Second Five Year Plan

10. The Three important steel plants in India that were build during second five year plan were?
The Durgapur (West Bengal), 
Bhilai Steel plant and Rourkela (Orissa).

11. The Durgapur Steel plant was built with the help of which country?

12. The Bhilai steel plant is built up with the help of which country?

13. The Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha was built up with the help of

14. Which plan adopted the Socialistic pattern of society at its goal?
Second Five Year Plan

15. The locomotive factory at Chitharanjan and coach factory at perambur were built during which five year plan?
Second Five Year Plan

16. The period of Third Five Year Plan?

17. What are the reasons for the failure of third Five Year Plan?
The Chinese Agression on 1962, and the war with Pakistan on 1965

18. What is the reason for declairing a plan holiday during 1966-1969?
War with Pakistan.

19. The period of fourth Five Year Plan?

20. What is the objective of fourth five year plan?
Growth with Stability

21. Nationalisation of Banks (1969) was a major step of which five year plan?
Fourth five year plan

22. What is the reason for the failure of fourth Five Year Plan?
Indo Pak war in 1971

23. The period of fifth five year plan?

24. What is the slogan of fifth Five Year Plan?
''Garibi Hatao''. (By Indira Gandhi)

25. What is the major achievement of fifth Five Year Plan?
Self sufficiency in food grains
26. The 20 point programmes were launched on which Five Year Plan and by whom
5th Five Year Plan by Indira Gandhi

27. The fifth Five Year Plan was terminated on-
1978 (and Launched Rottery Plans)

28. The period of Sixth Plan-

29. What are the primary objective of sixth Five Year Plan?
Elimination of unemployment and proverty

30. The Schemes Like TRYSEM, IRDP, NREP and RLEGP were introduced in sixth Five Year Plan on what objective?
Removing Poverty

31. The period of Seventh Five Year Plan?

32. The period of Eighth Five Year Plan?

33. What is the proposed growth rate annum of Eighth plan?

34. Annual growth rate achieved by 8th plan?

35. The period of Nineth plan?

36. The period of Tenth plan?

37. The period of Eleventh plan?

38. Who is named as the father of ''Indian Planning''?
M. Visweswarayya

39. Who wrote the book ''planned Economy of India''?
M. Visweswarayya

40. M. Visweswarayya was honoured by BharatRatna in the year?

41. Who is the Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission of India?
Montek Singh Aluwalia

42. Which Authority gives final approval to plan in India?
National Development council

43. The National Development Council was set up in which year?
August 6, 1952

44. Who is the chairman of National Development
Council of India?
The Prime minister of India

45. Who initiated peoples plan?
M.N. Roy

46. What is the idea of ''Peoples plan''?
Nationalisation of all agricultural production and distribution

47. According to 39th article of constitution, the planning commission was only a................... body?

48 ............... is the head quarters of planning commission?
Yojana Bhavan

49. The first Deputy chairman of planning commission was...........?
G.L. Mehta

50. Janata Government introduced the concept of ............. plan in 1978?

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