issues relating to planning

Economic Planning

December 11, 2015

Economic Planning refers to any plans of economic activity which point to achieve specific social and economic outcomes. The planning mechanism involves the specific economic or social outcomes. The philosophy of planning is that only markets and price system cannot ensure the welfare of citizens. Apart from...

NITI Ayog: a shift towards Evidence-informed policy making

February 10, 2015

Evidence-informed policymaking is an approach that aims to integrate the best available scientific evidence into the design of public policies. Central and state governments make hundreds of policy decisions, small and big, every day that have an impact on millions of lives. Many of the policy questions...