Functions

The following are the important activities of this Division:

 Formulation of strategies for the overall economic development of the State in line with the national priorities and plan objectives, in consultation with the subject Divisions.

 Assist the subject division to set up various committees.

 Convene meeting of Secretaries concerned and the Heads of Departments as and when required by the Planning Board, in connection with the formulation of development plans of the state.

 Co-ordinate the activities connected with the formulation of Five Year Plans and Annual Plan Proposals to be submitted to the Planning Commission.

 Convene the Board meetings and prepare Background papers for the meeting.

 Consolidate Budget documents related to the plan programmes and co-ordinate the publication of Economic Review (one of the Budget  documents to be presented in the State Legislature).

 Gather and convey information on State Plans to the Planning Commission and prepare background papers and notes for discussion between  Chief Minister and Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, Maintaining ‘planspace’ Plan Monitoring Mechanism.