CameraIcon
CameraIcon
SearchIcon
MyQuestionIcon


Question

According to the recent decisions the Cabinet will take up NDCs closure and pass a resolution for transferring its powers to the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog. Which of the following is incorrect about NDC?



Your Answer
A

National Development Council (NDC) was setup in 1952 by an executive order

Your Answer
B

It served as the highest decision making authority in the country on development matters

Your Answer
C

It is presided over by the Prime Minister

Correct Answer
D

Planning Commission is to consider the National Plan as formulated by NDC


Solution

The correct option is B

Planning Commission is to consider the National Plan as formulated by NDC


The National Development Council is presided over by the Prime Minister of India and includes all Union Ministers, Chief Ministers of all the States and Administrators of Union Territories and Members of the Planning Commission. Ministers of State with independent charge are also invited to the deliberations of the Council.

The functions of the Council are:

1)    To prescribe guidelines for the formulation of the National Plan, including the assessment of resources for the Plan;
2)    To consider the National Plan as formulated by the Planning Commission;
3)    To make an assessment of the resources that are required for implementing the Plan and to suggest measures for augmenting them.
4)    To consider important questions of social and economic policy affecting national development; and
5)    To review the working of the Plan from time to time and to recommend such measures as are necessary for achieving the aims and targets set out in the National Plan.
6)    To recommend measures for achievement of the aims and targets set out in the national Plan.

flag
 Suggest corrections
thumbs-up
 
0 Upvotes


Similar questions
View More


People also searched for
View More



footer-image