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Working Groups / Steering Committees for the Twelfth Five Year Plan (2012-2017).

    1. Agriculture
    2. Communication, Information Technology and Information
    3. Culture
    4. Development Policy
    5. Enviornment and Forest
    6. Financial Resources
    7. Human Resource Development
    8. Health and Family Welfare
    9. Housing and Urban Development
    10. Industry
    11. International Economics
    12. Labour, Employment and Manpower
    13. Mineral
    1. Multi Level Planning
    2. Power and Energy
    3. Prespective Planning
    4. Project Appraisal Management Division
    5. Rural Development
    6. Science and Technology
    7. Socio Economic Research
    8. Social Justice and Social Welfare
    9. Tourism
    10. Transport
    11. Voluntary
    12. Women and Child Development
    13. Water Resources

     


    Views expressed in the Steering Committees / Working Group Reports are not that of the Planning Commission.


     

       
    1.

    Agriculture

      Working Groups
     
    1. Disadvantaged Farmers,Including Women: : CONSTITUTION || Report PDF
    2. Animal Husbandry and Dairying: CONSTITUTION || Report PDF
    3. Natural Resource Management and Rainfed Farming: CONSTITUTION || Report PDF
    4. Outreach of Institutional Finance, Cooperatives and Risk Management: Report PDF
    5. Crop Husbandry, Agricultural Iinputs, Demand and Supply Projections and Agricultural Statistics for the Twelfth Five Year Plan : Report PDF
    6. Horticulture and Plantation Crops : CONSTITUTION || Report PDF
    7. Decentralised Planning: CONSTITUTION || : Report PDF
    8. Agricultural Marketing Infrastructure, Secondary Agriculture and Policy Required for Internal and External Trade : CONSTITUTION || Report PDF
    9. Agricultural Research and Education : CONSTITUTION || Report PDF
    10. Fishries : Report PDF
    11. Outreach of Institutional Finance, Cooperatives and Risk Management : CONSTITUTION
    12. Development and Management of Fisheries and Aquaculture : CONSTITUTION
    13. Agricultural Extension for Agriculture and Allied Sectors : Report PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Agriculture and Allied Sectors : CONSTITUTION
       
    2.

    Communication, Information Technology and Information

      Working Groups
     
    1. Information and Broadcasting : CONSTITUTION : Report Volume 1: PDF : Report Volume 2 : PDF
    2. Telecommunication : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
    3. Information Technology : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
    4. Post : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Communications, Information Technology and Information : CONSTITUTION
       
    3.

    Culture

      Working Groups
     
    1. Culture : CONSTITUTION
       
    4.

    Development Policy

      Working Groups
     
    1. Consumer Protection : CONSTITUTION : Vol 1 Report PDF || Vol 2 Report PDF
    2. Foodgrains - Balancing the Demand and Supply : : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
    3. Reforms in the Public Distribution System and Better Targeting of Food Subsidies : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
    4. Warehousing Development and Regulation : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Public Distribution System, Storage of Foodgrains, Warehousing Development/Regulation and Consumer Protection : CONSTITUTION
       
    5.

    Enviornment and Forest

      Enviornment and Forest
      Chapter of Environment and Forest of Draft 12th Five Year Plan : Chapter PDF
      Steering Committee
     
    1. Enviornment, Forest and Wildlife : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
      Working Group
      Working Group on Forestry and Sustainable Natural Resource Management
     
    1. Report of Sub-Group - I on Forestry : Report PDF
    2. Report of Sub-Group - II on NTFP and their Sustainable Management in 12th Five Year Plan : Report PDF
    3. Report of Sub-Group - III on Fodder and Pasture Management : Report PDF
    4. Report of Sub-Group - IV on Forestry Institutional and Technology Management : Report PDF
    5. International Cooperation and Law : Report PDF
      Working Group on Wildlife, Ecotourism and Animal Welfare
     
    1. Wildlife, Ecotourism and Animal Welfare : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
      Working Group on Enviornment and Climate Change
     
    1. Report of Sub-Group on Environment : Report PDF
    2. Report of Sub-Group on Enviornment and Climate Change : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
      Working Group on Ecosystem resilience, Biodiversity and Sustainable Livelihood
     
    1. Ecosystem Resilience, Biodiversity and Sustainable Livelihoods : CONSTITUTION || Report PDF
         
       
    6.

    Financial Resources

      Working Groups
     
    1. Centre's Financial Resources : CONSTITUTION || Corrigendum - PDF File
    2. State's Financial Resources : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF - Tables
    3. Savings : CONSTITUTION
    4. Centre’s Financial : CONSTITUTION
    5. Centre's Financial Resources : Report PDF
    6. Savings during the Twelfth Five-Year Plan Report : PDF
      Sub Group under Working Group
     
    1. Supplementary PDF
    2. Private sector Investment for MSME PDF
    3. Private Corporate Sector saving PDF
    4. Inflow of foreign Savings PDF
    5. Public Sector draft on Private Savings: PDF
    6. Infrastructure PDF
    7. Household Sector Saving : PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Financial Resources : CONSTITUTION
       
    7.

    Human Resource Development

      Working Groups
     
    1. Private Sector participation including PPP in Higher Education : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    2. Private Sector participation including PPP in School Education : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    3. Technical Education : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    4. Higher Education : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    5. Teacher Education : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    6. Secondary and Vocational Education : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    7. Sports and Physical Education : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    8. Adolescents' Development and Sports and Youth Affairs : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
    9. Elementary Education and Literacy : CONSTITUTION || Report : PDF File
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Higher and Technical Education : CONSTITUTION
    2. Youth Affairs and Sports : CONSTITUTION
    3. Elementary Education and Literacy : CONSTITUTION
    4. Secondary and Vocational Education : CONSTITUTION
       
    8.

    Health and Family Welfare

      Working Groups
     
    1. Progress and Performance of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and suggestions : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    2. Tertiary Care Institutions : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    3. Disease Burden (Communicable and non-communicable diseases) : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF (Part I) || PDF (Part II)
    4. Drugs and Food Regulation : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    5. Health Research : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    6. AIDS Control: || Report PDF
    7. AYUSH : Report || PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Health : CONSTITUTION || PDF
    2. AYUSH : CONSTITUTION || Report: PDF
      Presentations: 10 Cross Cutting Groups made presentations of Steering Committee : -
     
    1. Making Universal Essential Health Care operational. || PDF
    2. Ensuring Essential medicines for all. || PDF
    3. Building Health Information System (based on full registration of berths and deaths) and disease surveillance (for Communicable  and NCD). || PDF
    4. Regulation of Food and Drugs, Public Health and Practice in medicine. || PDF
    5. Research of  national Health goals; frame and ensure practices of clinical guideline. || PDF
    6. Developing HR in health; NCHRH || PDF
    7. Strengthening tertiary care, including through PPP and self financing models. || PDF
    8. Convergence with other social sector programs, particularly ICDS. || PDF
    9. MoU with States as a financing and performance tool: addressing Public Health (including Behavior Change Communication) and Health  Management challenges. || PDF
    10. Integrating AYUSH in health research, teaching and practice (AYUSH is also included in
      other 9 themes) || PDF
    Presentations: Workshop on " Promoting Innovations in Social Sector and their Scale-up held on 16th April 2012
     
    1. Mr. Abhay Bang, SEARCH, Shodhgram P.O. District Gadchiroli, Maharashtra: Profile || Presentation
    2. Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala- Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Chennai: Profile || Presentation
    3. Ms. Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, Population Foundation of India and Dr. Rajani R. Ved, Advisor-Community Process, National Health Systems Resource Centre, NIHFW Campus: Profile || Presentation
    4. Ms. Caitlin Wiesen, Country Director, UNDP India: Profile || Presentation
    5. Mr. Parijat Ghosh, Lead Partner in Life Sciences and Health Care, Monitor India Pvt. Ltd. Profile || Presentation
    6. Mr. V. Chand, World Bank, India Country Office: Profile || Presentation
    7. Ms. Melissa Scott, Foundation Strategy Group, a non-profit consulting group: Profile || Presentation
    8. Dr. Sumitesh Das, Global Research Programmes, Tata Steel Limited: Profile || Presentation
    9. Shri R Subramanyam, Principal Secretary, Rural Development, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh and Ms. Lakshmi Durga Chava, Director (Community Managed Health and Nutrition), Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty (SERP): Profile || Presentation
       
    9.

    Housing and Urban Development

      Working Groups
     
    1. Urban Strategic Planning: Report PDF
    2. Urban Poverty,Slums, and Serivce Delivery System: Report PDF
    3. Capacity Building: Report PDF
    4. Recommendations of Working Group on Urban Transport: Report PDF
    5. Urban Governance: Report PDF
    6. Financing Urban Infrastructure: Report PDF
    7. Environmental Sustainability of Indian Cities: Report PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Urbanisation : Report PDF
       
    10.

    Industry

      Working Groups
     
    1. Steel Industry: Report PDF
    2. Handloom Sector: Report PDF
    3. Textiles and Jute Industry: Report PDF
    4. Handicraft: Report PDF
    5. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Growth : Report PDF
    6. Cement Industry : Report PDF
    7. Food Processing Industries : Report PDF
    8. Drugs and Pharmaceuticals : Report PDF
    9. Business Regulatory Framework : Report PDF
    10. Chemicals : Report PDF
    11. Fertilisers : Report PDF
    12. Effectively Integrating Industrial Growth and Environment Sustainability : Report PDF
    13. Leather and Leather Products : Report PDF
    14. Boosting India’s Manufacturing Exports : Report PDF
    15. Paper : Report PDF
    16. Clustering and Aggregation : CONSTITUTION
    17. Petrochemicals : Report - PDF
    18. Automotive Sector : Report - PDF
    19. Capital Goods and Engineering Sector : Report - PDF
    20. Defence Equipment : Report - PDF
    21. Aerospace Sector : Report - PDF
    22. Technology and Depth, Recommendations and Inplementation Plan - PDF
    23. Land and Water - - PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. The Manufacturing Plan : Report PDF
    2. Handlooms and Handicrafts : Report PDF
       
    11.

    International Economics

      Working Groups
     
    1. Export Prospects and Trade Related Issues : CONSTITUTION
       
    12.

    Labour, Employment and Manpower

      Working Groups
     
    1. Social Inclusion and Vulnerable Groups in Labour Force such as Child Labour, Bonded Labour Migrant Labour etc. : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    2. Occupational Health and Safety : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    3. Employment, Planning and Policy : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    4. Social Security : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    5. Skill Development and Training : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    6. Labour Laws and Other Labour Regulations : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    7. Child Rights : || Report - PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Labour, Employment and Skill Development : CONSTITUTION
      Minutes of Meeting : First || Second
       
    13.

    Minerals

      Working Group
     
    1. Mineral Exploration and Development : || Report - PDF
       
    14.

    Multi Level Planning

      Working Group
     
    1. Panchayati Raj Institutions and Rural Governance : CONSTITUTION
    2. Area Programmes : CONSTITUTION
       
    15.

    Power and Energy

      Working Group
     
    1. Energy: Constitution
    2. Power : Report - PDF
    3. Coal : Report - PDF
       
    16.

    Prespective Planning

      Working Groups
     
    1. Working Group on Issues relating to Growth and Development at Sub-national Level : CONSTITUTION : Report : PDF
    2. Working Group on Estimation of Investment, its Composition and Trends : CONSTITUTION
    3. Working-Group on Estimation of Investment, its Composition and Trend : Report : PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Steering Committee on Estimation of Investment, its Composition and Trend and Issues relating to Growth and Development at Sub-national Level - CONSTITUTION
       
    17.

    Project Appraisal and Management Division

      Working Groups
     
    1. Disaster Management : CONSTITUTION : Report PDF
    2. Report and recommendations of the Working Group for Department of Justice for the 12 the Five-Year Plan: Report PDF
       
    18.

    Rural Development

      Working Groups
     
    1. Provision of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA) : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    2. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) : CONSTITUTION: Report - PDF
    3. National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    4. Rural Housing : Report - PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Rural Livelihood and Rural Governance : CONSTITUTION : || Report - PDF
       
    19.

    Science and Technology

      Working Groups
     
    1. Review the existing Institutional Mechanisms and Structures as well as the Management and Governance of S and T Sector : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    2. Enrichment of Knowledge base : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    3. Cross flow of Technologies : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    4. Promoting Public Private Partnership and Public-People Partnerships with Socio-economic Ministries/Departments and States for technology Deployment : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    5. S and T Human Resource Development : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    6. PAN India S and T Missions : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    7. S and T for the vulnerable section of the Society : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    8. Mega Science and Global Alliances : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    9. Deptt. of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) including CSIR : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    10. Department of Biotechnology : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    11. Department of Science and Technology : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    12. Ministry of Earth Sciences : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    13. Department of Atomic Energy (R and D Sector) : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    14. Department of Space : CONSTITUTION Report - PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Science and Technology : CONSTITUTION
      Task Force
     
    1. Development of Higher Mathematics for Applications : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    2. Establishment of Inter Institutional and Inter-University Centres on Specific Areas : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    3. Synthetic and System Biology Resource Network (SSBRN) : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
         
       
    20.

    Socio Economic Research Division

      Working Groups
     
    1. Explore Possibilities of Networking arrangements of Planning Commission with Research Institutes/Universities etc.: CONSTITUTION
       
    21.

    Social Justice and Women Empowerment

      Working Groups
     
    1. Empowerment of the Scheduled Castes : CONSTITUTION
    2. Empowerment of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) and ‘Nomadic, Semi-nomadic and Denotified Tribes’ : CONSTITUTION
    3. Empowerment of Scheduled Tribes (STs) : CONSTITUTION
    4. Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities : CONSTITUTION
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Empowerment of the Scheduled Castes, Other Backward Classes and Nomadic, Semi-nomadic and Denotified Tribes : CONSTITUTION
    2. Empowerment of Scheduled Tribes (STs) : CONSTITUTION
    3. Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities and Social Welfare Groups : CONSTITUTION
    4. Empowerment of Minorities: CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
       
    22.

    Tourism

      Working Groups
     
    1. Tourism : CONSTITUTION : Report - PDF
    2. Art and Culture : Report - PDF
       
    23.

    Transport

      Working Groups
     
    1. Civil Aviation : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    2. Railways Sector : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    3. Shipping and Inland Water Transport : CONSTITUTION
    4. Road Transport : CONSTITUTION
    5. Central Roads Sector : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    6. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) (Rural Roads) : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    7. Port : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    8. Construction Sector: CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Transport Sector : CONSTITUTION
    2. Construction Sector : CONSTITUTION
       
    24.

    Voluntary Sector

      Steering Committees
     
    1. Vountary Sector : Report - PDF
       
    25.

    Women and Child Development

      Working Groups
     
    1. Child Rights : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    2. Nutrition : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
    3. Women’s Agency and Empowerment : CONSTITUTION || Report - PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    • Women’s Agency and Child Rights: Report - PDF
       
    26.

    Water Resources

      Working Groups
     
    1. Rural domestic water and sanitation : Report - PDF
    2. Urban and industrial water supply and sanitation : Report - PDF
    3. Water Governance :
      > Approach Paper to Model Bill for State Water Regulatory System Act : Report - PDF
      > Draft Model Bill State Water Regulatory System Act, 2011: Report - PDF
      > Background and Rationale Draft Model Bill for the Conservation, Protection and Regulation of Groundwater, 2011: Report - PDF
      > Prepared by the Sub-Group on a National Water Framework Law set up by the Planning Commission’s Working Group on Water Governance for the Twelfth Plan: Report - PDF
      > Draft Model Bill for the Conservation, Protection and Regulation of Groundwater: Report - PDF
    4. Major and Medium Irrigation and Command Area Development - Zip
    5. Sustainable Groundwater Management - PDF
    6. Water Database Development and Management - PDF
    7. Flood Management and Region Specific Issues - PDF
    8. Minor Irrigation and Watershed Management - PDF
      Steering Committees
     
    1. Water Resources and Sanitation - PDF

    * This information is partial and it would be updated on reciept of new / subsequent inputs from the Divisions.