Five Year Plans

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 nation of the world. The industrial structure has been widely diversified covering broadly the entire […]


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 in advance for a period of 15, 20, or 25 years; and five year plans […]

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 change in Industrial structure or Industrial development or growth during the planning era can be […]

Second Five Year Plan (1956-1961)

The success of the First Five year plan boosted the confidence of the leaders. The agriculture growth target in the first plan was achieved, so government quickly started looking beyond agriculture. The second five-year plan focused on industry, especially heavy industry. The target of 25% Increase in the national income was set through rapid industrialization. […]