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Sixth Five-Year Plan (1980–1985)

05-AUG-2014 17:47

    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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