Friday, June 18, 2010

Planning Commission invites Dr. JP for discussions

Lok Satta President Dr. Jayaprakash Narayan is taking part in a workshop on organized by the Planning Commission in New Delhi on June 19, 2010.

Dr. JP left for Delhi today at the invitation of Planning Commission’s Member-Secretary Sudhir Pillai.

The next five-year-plan aims at faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth, a concept paper from Mr. Sudhir Pillai says. It envisages nine to 10 percent growth in the GDP, sustainable use of natural resources, and social justice and poverty alleviation.

What is heartening from the Lok Satta point of view is that the plan lays stress on education, health care, skill development and job creation, besides good governance, agriculture and infrastructure.

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