TS issues orders to set planning commission: The panel will be chaired by chief minister to advise the state government on procedures to achieve the objectives of growth. The state government on Thursday issued orders for the constitution of Telangana state planning board.
The board to be headed by the chief minister, will be constituted to strengthen the planning machinery in order to provide necessary intellectual inputs for efficient utilization of state’s resources and to evolve a perspective plan on development of the state to ensure inclusive growth.The finaace miniser will be ex-officio vice-chair-man while the regular vice-chairman will be nominated by the government.It may be mentioned that chif minister K chandrashekar Rao has already nominated singireddy Niranjan Reddy for tje vice-chairman’s post.
Telangana State Planning Board Constituted
G.O.MS.No. 5, Dated 18–12-2014: State Government of Telangana,Planning Department – Telangana State Planning Board – Constitution and Functions -Orders – Issued.
Government have decided to constitute ‘Telangana State Planning Board’ for development of the state and to strengthen the planning machinery in order to provide necessary intellectual inputs for efficient utilization of State’s resources and to evolve a perspective plan on development of the State to ensure inclusive growth.
Accordingly, the Government hereby constitute the Telangana State Planning Board with the following composition:
- Chief Minister : Chairman
- Minister for Finance & : ex-officio Vice Chairman Planning
- Vice Chairman : to be nominated by the Government
- Chief Secretary : Member
- Principal Finance : Member Secretary
- Experts from various : to be co-opted as Members, fields as decided by the Govt from time to time
- Principal Secretary : Member- Secretary Planning
The main functions of the Telangana State Planning Board shall be, as follows:
a) To advise the State Government on creation of appropriate institutions and procedures to achieve the objectives of growth;
b) To monitor and evaluate the levels of economic development, including the implementation of various developmental schemes and departmental activities;
c) To advise the State Government on any matter relating to the development of the State;
d) To advise the State Government on the formulation of annual plans and perspective plans, including the Five Year Plans.
The Board shall meet as frequently and for such duration, as is required. The procedure for conduct of the business of the Board shall be as decided by the Board itself. Secretarial support as necessary for the conduct of the meetings shall be provided by the Planning Department.
All Departments shall extend their full co-operation to the Board by providing expeditiously all the statistical data and such other information as is required from time to time. The Departments shall also keep the Board informed about the policy initiatives taken both at Central and State level, in the respective sectors.