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
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Which five year plan emphasized on "Growth with social justice and equity"?
The Ninth Five Year Plan ushers in a new era of growth with social justice and participation in which not only the Governments at the Centre and the States, but the people at large, particularly the poor, become effective instruments of a participatory planning process.
Thus, its focus is "Growth with Social Justice and Equity".
It recognizes the integral link between rapid economic growth and the quality of life of the mass of the people.
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When community development programme (CDP) started
The community development programme was launched on a pilot basis in1952 to provide for a substantial increase in the country’s agricultural programme, and for improvements in systems of communication, in rural health and hygiene, and in rural education.
The aim was to initiate and direct a process of integrated culture change aimed at transforming the social and economic life of villagers.
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Debenture holders have no rights to vote in the company's general meetings of: