Sixth Five-Year Plan (1980–1985)

The sixth plan also manifested the commencement of economic liberalization. Indira Gandhi was prime minister of India during this period.
Created On: Aug 5, 2014 17:47 IST
Modified On: Aug 27, 2014 11:25 IST

Following were the main aspects of Sixth Five Year Plan:

• The sixth plan also manifested the commencement of economic liberalization.

• Prize controls were eradicated & ration shops were closed. This resulted into a boost in food prices & an enhancement in cost of living. This was the end of Nehruvian Socialism.

• Indira Gandhi was prime minister of India during this period.

• Family planning was also stretched so as to prevent over-population.

• Target Growth during this period was 5.2% and Actual Growth was 5.4%.

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Fifth Five-Year Plan (1974–1979)

Fourth Five-Year Plan (1969–1974)

Third Five-Year Plan (1961–1966)

Second Five-Year Plan (1956–1961)

First Five-Year Plan

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