SSC Economics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-5

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    Which is the apex body for the development and implementation of plans:

    A)  National Development Council

    B)  Planning Commission of India

    C)  Union Cabinet

    D)  None of the above.

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] 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. It is an extra-constitutional and non-statutory body. NDC is the listed as an advisory body to Planning Commission but its advice is not binding.

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