The Basic needs approach to Indian planning
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The Basic needs approach to Indian planning proceedings and papers of a seminar in Trivandrum (India), July 21-22, 1980.

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Published by ILO, Asian Employment Programme in Bangkok .
Written in English



  • India


  • Basic needs -- Government policy -- India -- Congresses.,
  • India -- Economic policy -- 1980-1991 -- Congresses.,
  • India -- Social policy -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsAsian Regional Team for Employment Promotion., Asian Employment Programme.
LC ClassificationsHC435.2 .B357 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 78 p. ;
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3118330M
ISBN 109221024237
LC Control Number82228102

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Pitambar Pant of the Indian Planning Commission. But basic needs had not become a mainstream approach in development, even if the attractiveness of the concept was by: 4. basic needs approach playing a leading role in an overall international strategy, in the policies of individual development agencies, and in specific national development plans .   Monographic compilation of essays on the basic needs approach to the economic development of developing countries - reviews the main issues and legal aspects of a basic needs strategy, develops a methodology for the identification and quantification of basic needs targets, and deals with the problem of production planning for basic needs, etc. poor countries in their levels of basic needs satisfaction and policies relating to growth of output, trade, investment, infrastructure, etc. Definition and Features The basic needs approach to development begins with the objective of providing opportunities for the full physical,File Size: 1MB.

Besides, similar policies have been adopted in India as well (Ghosh, ). As this approach is based on meeting food consumption, it would be essentially analogous to the basic needs approach with even more simplicity. Despite easy and wide application, the basic needs approach Cited by: 1. The Basic-needs Approach to Development: Some Issues Regarding Concepts and Methodology, Issue The basic objective of Indian planning has been acceleration of economic growth so as to raise the living standards of the people. Further, various five year plans also gave high priority to generation of employment opportunities and removal of poverty. This old system of Indian planning of the comprehensive nature was to be replaced by an integrative approach that combines both planning and market mechanism. Thus, the Indian planning became indicative in nature with the launching of the Eighth Five Year Plan in As plans roll on, its indicative nature gets strengthened.

This chapter discusses the strategy of Indian planning. The most frequently encountered description of the strategy of Indian planning is that it seeks to lay particular emphasis on “heavy” or “basic” or “producer goods” or “capital goods” or “machine building” : I. G. Patel. The idea for preparing a Guidebook on ‘Concepts and Terms in Educational Planning’ emerged as a result of the authors’ interaction with the national and state level educational administrators. A survey of literature revealed that the Educational Statistical Manual existing in India dates as back as to and has not been revised since Size: KB. An approach to regional planning in India. basic amenities, educational and health needs in King et al posit the need for a simulation game approach to regional and urban planning in. planning means setting objectives and targets and formulating an action plan to achieve them. It is concerned with both ends and means i.e., what is to be done and how it is to be done. The plan that is developed has to have a given time frame but time is a limited resource. It needs to be utilised judiciously. If time factorFile Size: KB.