SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following statements:
    1. National Development Council is a non-statutory body which was constituted to ensure cooperation between the Centre and the states
    2. The NDC council was constituted on 6th August, 1952, by a proposal of the government.
    Choose the correct one:

    A)  Only 1 

    B)  Only 2

    C)  Both 1 and 2

    D)  neither 1 nor 2

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The National Development Council (NDC) or the Rashtriya Vikas Parishad is the apex body for decision making and deliberations on development matters in India, presided over by the Prime Minister. It was set up on 6 August 1952 to strengthen and mobilize the effort and resources of the nation in support of the Plan, to promote common economic policies in all vital spheres, and to ensure the balanced and rapid development of all parts of the country. The Council comprises the Prime Minister, the Union Cabinet Ministers, Chief Ministers of all States or their substitutes, representatives of the Union Territories and the members of the Planning Commission. It is an extra constitutional and non-statutory body. NDC is listed as advisory body to Planning Commission but its advice is not binding.

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