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In India which of the following Five Year Plans was launched with a focus on sustainable growth?

1. 9th
2. 10th
3. 11th
4. 12th

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Correct Answer - Option 4 : 12th

The correct answer is 12th.

  • 1st Five Year Plan was launched for the duration of 1951-56.
    • Initially, The Planning commission was responsible for making FYP.
    • Now, NITI Aayog is responsible for economic planning.
  • 12th FYP's main theme was "Faster, more inclusive and Sustainable Growth".
    • Its growth rate target was 8%.
    • It was for the duration of 2012-17 under Manmohan Singh government.
    • It was after this that the Planning commission was dissolved and NITI Ayog was established.
  • Niti Aayog has no financial role.


  • 9th FYP - It was launched for the year 1997-2002.
    • "Growth with social justice and equality"
    • Growth rate - 5.6%
  • 10th FYP - 2002-2007
    • Aimed to double the Per Capita Income in the next 10 years
    • Reduce poverty to 15%
    • Growth rate - 8%
  • 11th FYP - 2007-2012
    • Prepared by C Rangarajan
    • "Rapid and more inclusive growth"
    • It achieved 8% while the target was a 9% growth rate.

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