PM to chair NITI Aayog meeting

| Updated: Jul 28, 2016 14:43 IST

New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a meeting of NITI Aayog today to give concrete shape to the 15-year vision document for accelerating all round development of the country. During the meeting, NITI Aayog will make a presentation to the Prime Minister on the progress made so far on the vision document. The meeting will be attended by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya and other members. The Prime Minister is also likely to take stock of the economy and progress over various government programmes which are monitored by the Aayog. The NITI Aayog is also working on a 7-year strategy starting from 2017-18 to 2023-24 to convert a vision document into implementable policy and action as part of the National Development Agenda. It will also prepare a 3-year action plan for 2017-18 to 2019-20 as part of the National Development Agenda, which will be aligned with the 14th Finance Commission award period. The action plan is important because 2016-17 is the terminal year of the 12th Five-Year Plan. (ANI)