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Steering Committee for Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007).

Agriculture and Allied Sectors

Dated 15th November 2000

It has been decided to set up a Steering Group on agriculture and allied sectors in the Planning Commission under the Chairmanship of Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, Former Member (Agriculture), Planning Commission for the formulation of Tenth Five Year Plan.

The Composition of the Steering Group is given below.

The Terms of reference of the Steering Group will be as follows:

  1. To give guidelines for various Working Groups constituted by the Planning Commission for formulating evolving approach, strategy and setting the objectives and targets of agricultural development including allied activities for the Tenth Five Year Plan.
  2. To identify specific areas subjects for consideration and working out the details by the Working Groups connected with the formation of the Tenth Five Year Plan in respect of Agriculture and Allied Sectors and
  3. To consider the reports of various Working Groups and wherever necessary make suggestions amendments and recommendations to the Planning Commission for further consideration.

The Steering Group will devise its own procedure and may co-opt any other official non-official expert representative of an organization as member (s), if required.

The expenditure of official members on TA/DA in connection with the meetings of the Steering Group will be borne by the parent Department Ministries Organizations. The expenditure, if any, in respect of non-official members will be borne by the Planning Commission as per the rules and regulations of TA/DA as applicable to Grade-I officers of the Government of India.

The Steering Group will submit its report by 31st March 2001.

Composition of the Steering Group:

Composition of Steering Group on Agriculture and Tenth Five Year Plan Allied Sectors for the

1 Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Former Member,
Planning Commission. GOl,
Dr. M.S. Swaminathan, Research Foundation,
III Cross Road, Institutional Area, Taramani,
Chennai - 600113.
2 Dr Y K Alagh Former Member,
Planning Commission and MOS, Ministry of Power,
GOI, SPIESR, Ahmedabad,
3 Dr. C. H. Hanumantha Rao Former Member,
Planning Commission, GOI 240-B, Jubilee Hills,
Road No. 8, Hyderabad-53033.
4 Dr G.V.K. Rao Former Member, Planning Commission,
GOI, 344, Jayanagar, 1st Block, Near Ashoka Pillar,
5. Secretary (A and C),
Deptt. Of Agriculture and Cooperation,
Krishi Bhawan , New Delhi- 1
6. Secretary (DARE) and DG (ICAR)
Krishi Bhawan , New Delhi- 1
7. Secretary,
Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying
Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi - 1
8 Secretary, Department of Food Processing Industries,
Krishi Bhawan , New Delhi -1.
9. Dr. C.M. Singh, President
Indian Veterinary Council 16/15, W.E.A.,
Arya Samaj Road, Karol Bagh, New Delhi- 11 0005.
10. Principal Adviser (Agriculture)      
Planning Commission, Yojana Bhawan,
New Delhi- 11 0001.