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This File was last Updated/Modified: November 03 2014 16:54:45.Working Group for the formulation of Tenth Five Year Plan (2002-2007).

Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation System for the Social Sector Development Schemes in the country

Dated 30th October 2000


1. Secretary, Planning Commission Chairman
2. Department of Agricultural and Cooperation Member
3. Department of Family Welfare -do-
4. Department of Elementary Education and Literacy -do-
5. Department of Rural Development -do-
6. Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment -do-
7. Ministry of Finance (Plan Finance Division) -do-
8. Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (CSO/NSSO) -do-
9. Comptroller and Auditor General of India -do-
10. Indian Institute for Research in Medical Statistics. -do-
11. Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorrie -do-
12. National Council for Applied Economic Research (NCAER). -do-
13. Prof. Ravi Srivastava, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, New Delhi -do-
14. Dr. A.B. Bose, Formerly Adviser (Social Welfare), Planning Commission, New Delhi. -do-
15. Prof. R.R. Singh, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). -do-

Planning Secretaries of the following State Governments:

16. Bihar Member
17. Gujarat -do-
18. Kerala -do-
19. Andhra Pradesh -do-
20. Maharashtra Member
21. Rajasthan -do-
22. Tamil Nadu -do-
23. NEC -do-
24. Adviser (Evaluation), Planning Commission Member –Secretary

Terms of reference :

  1. To review the existing machinery and systems of Monitoring and Evaluation in the Central Ministries/ Departments for Central/ Centrally Sponsored Schemes/ Projects and State Plan Schemes;
  2. To suggest the measures for strengthening the M and E organisations in the country;
  3. To suggest institutional framework for linking M and E results with planning, policy making and public spending;
  4. To suggest the areas of use for IT in the M and E system to make it effective and meaningful; and
  5. To suggest measures to involve the research institutions, universities, Panchayati Raj Institutions, voluntary organisations (NGOs) to improve the quality of M and E in the country.

The Chairman of the Committee may associate such official or non-official as its members and constitute sub-committees as may be felt necessary.

The non-official members of the Committee will be paid TA/DA by the Planning Commission as per SR190 (a) for attending meetings of the Committee.