State Planning Board

The State Planning Board was constituted vide G.O.Ms.No.1/97/PRD dated 7.3.1997 and subsequently reconstituted during September 2009. Further, the Board has again been reconstituted during December 2011. The Lt. Governor as Chairman and the Chief Minister as Vice-Chairman. The Council of Ministers, Members of Parliament (Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha), Chief Secretary, all Secretaries to Govt. are members of the State Planning Board. Secretary (Planning) is the Member Secretary. Four experts drawn from the field of Economics, Rural Development, Public Administration are included as non-official members.
The functions of the Board are:

  • To advise the Government on the formulation of Development Plan / Schemes for the Territory;
  • To review the implementation of the Development Plan / Schemes;
  • To advise the Government on any matters pertaining to economic development and policies and
  • To find avenues to augment resources to meet the needs of development planning.

The Government of Puducherry is pleased to re-constitute the State Planning Board for the Union Territory of Puducherry on 22.12.2011 as shown below :-(G.O. Ms.No.06/2011-PRD/PF dt.22.12.2011)

Sr. No. Details
1. Lieutenant Governor Chairman
2. Chief Minister Vice-Chairman
3. All Ministers Members
4. Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Member
5. Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha) Member
6. Leader of Opposition Member
7. Chief Secretary to Govt. Member
8. All Secretaries to Govt. Members
9. One representative from
Madras School of Economics, Chennai
Non-Official Member
10. One representative from
National Institute of Rural Development,
Hyderabad
Non-Official Member
11. One representative from
Pondicherry Central University, Puducherry.
Non-Official Member
12. One representative from
Indian Institute of Public Administration, 
New Delhi
Non-Official Member
13. Secretary (Planning) Member Secretary

The non-official members will continue to be members till reconstitution.

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