Eleventh Five Year Plan: What We Need to Monitor?

  • 2008

The 11th Five Year Plan makes a very crucial political statement. It acknowledges that more than a decade and a half of liberalisation and political rhetoric like 'Shining India' and 'Resurgent India' have failed to deliver and reach the majority of Indian population which remains poor, marginalised and unable to reap the benefits of sustained 7-9 % growth rate. With this realisation, the 11th Five Year Plan makes a laudable attempt at focusing on 'Inclusive Growth'. However, as they say, the devil lies in the details. This Primer sheds a light on various sectors of the 11th Five Year Plan.

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