Five Year Plans

October 25, 2015

Structural Changes in Indian Industries

There key changes that occurred in the Industrial structure of the country during planning period are as follows: Overall industrial production went up by 5 to 6 times In last 65 years,  Industrial overall production went up by five-six times,…

October 25, 2015

Progress of Indian Industries during Five Year Plans

The analysis of progress of Indian Industries during the five year plans should be done in the light of achievements and failures during planning era. The achievements and failures are shown in the below graphics: Industrialization helped in development of…

October 24, 2015

Changes in Industrial Structure of India During Five year plans

Important changes that have occurred in the industrial structure during the planning era are discussed as follows- Increase In overall production Over the last 60 years, Industrial overall production went up by five times, making India the 10th most Industrial…

October 24, 2015

Industrial Growth in Third Five Year Plan

Both second and third plan emphasized on the development of heavy industries in the country but the third plan was the beginning of perspective planning in India. [Perspective planning refers to long-term planning in which long range targets are set…

October 24, 2015

Industrial Growth in Second Five Year Plan

The second five year plan was based on Industrial Policy Resolution of 1956  and it accorded top priority to Industrialisation. Based on the Mahalanobis model, this plan emphasised the setting up of Basic and Heavy Industries so that a strong…

October 24, 2015

Industrial Growth in First Five Year Plan

At the time of India's freedom, the Indian Economy exhibited the features of underdeveloped economy. Most of the industries produced consumer goods such as cotton textile, sugar, soap, leather goods etc. The intermediate products industry was small, and capital goods…

October 24, 2015

Industrial Growth in India During Five Year Plans

First Five Year Pan On the eye of the First Five Year Plan, the Industrial Development in India was confined largely to the consumer goods sector, the important Industries being Cotton Textile, Sugar, Salt, Soap, 'Leather goods and Paper. Thus…

October 24, 2015

Industrial Growth in India From 1950 to 1991

Form or Structure of Industries, which is existing in a country, is known as Industrial Structure. Nature of Industrial Structure is not static. It is changeable from time to time. Present Structure of Indian Industries is different than earlier. The…

May 22, 2009

Fifth Five Year Plan

The Fifth Five Year Plan India was sketched out for the period spanning 1974 to 1979 with the objectives of increasing the employment level, reducing poverty, and attaining self-reliance. The twin objectives of poverty eradication and attainment of self reliance were inculcated…

March 15, 2009

First Five Year Plan

Since 1951 India has completed 11 five year plans and 12th five year plan is about to finish in 2017.  Each five year plan started from April 1 of a particular and ended on March 31 of a particular year,…