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About Us It is an advisory Board which gives advice to Government regarding formulation of Annual and five Year Plans.

The Head of the board is the Chairman. The Board may also consist of Co-Chairmen, Deputy Chairmen and other Members as may be decided by the Government from time to time. On some occasion, while deciding on the members, experts have also been included in the board. Meetings are held by the Board from time to time with the Government Departments to advise in plan formulation and implementation of Plan Schemes including review thereof. For smooth functioning of the Administrative matters of the Boards, there is also a Commissioner and Secretary, the Special Officer & Ex-Officio Under Secretary, 2 posts of Research Officer, 1 post of Research Assistant. There are also Ministerial Staffs i.e. 1 Assistant Superintendent, 2 (two) U.D.As one L.D.A., Peons & Drivers. The posts and services of Planning Officer, Research Officer and Research Assistant are part of and governed by Planning Service Rules while the Ministerial Staffs of Superintendent, UDA, LDA and Typist are requisition from S.A.D. (Establishment). The State Planning Board falls under the administrative control of the Planning Department. The Principal Secretary/Commissioner & Secretary Planning Department who are official Members of State Planning Board advises the Board on matters of planning and development. The Board maintains a close co-ordination with Planning Department while discharging its functions as per the terms of reference outlined by the government. The views/suggestions of the State Planning Board is often sought by Planning Department in other related issues of planning and development in the state. The Board may also make recommendations with a view to ensuring coordination in the matter of Planning in the State. The Headquarter of the Board is at Shillong. The State Planning Board is an Advisory Board which gives advice to Government regarding formulation of Annual and Five Year Plans. The Head of the Board is the Chairman. The State Planning Board was first constituted on 7th September, 1972 by an executive order. Originally the Board was constituted with 1 (one) Chairman, 1 (one) Deputy Chairman, 5 (five) Members and 1 Member Adviser. The Board was constituted with the following Members vide Notification No.PLR.65/72/37 dated Shillong, the 7th September, 1972. 1 Chief Minister . 2 Minister, Planning . 3 Chief Secretary to the Govt. of Meghalaya . 4 Financial Commissioner and Special - Secretary to the Govt. of . Meghalaya, Planning Department Chairman Deputy Chairman Member Member

and the concerned departments.were also conducted by the State Planning Board and Working Groups.Pakyntein . In this context also the views/suggestions of the Working Groups were conveyed to the state govt. Myntdu-Leishka etc.D.As one L. Member Member Member Member-Adviser The Board may also consist of Co-Chairmen.. there is also a Commissioner and Secretary. LDA and Typist are requisition from S.5 Shri P. Meetings are held by the Board from time to time with the Government Departments to advise in plan formulation and implementation of Plan Schemes including review thereof. 2 posts of Research Officer. During the last 3 years i. 1 post of Research Assistant. 2004-2007. the State Planning Board have taken up (i) to advise the govt. after a series of meetings and discussions with the development departments (ii) to review the progress of implementation of Plan schemes annually. MLA . Peons & Drivers.D. The Board submits its views/recommendations to the state govt. 6 Shri Reidson Momin.e. the Chairman has constituted six Working Groups under the chairmanship of the CoChairmen/Deputy Chairmen who are to take up the review meetings of the departments allotted to the respective Working Groups. The objective for setting up of the State Planning Board is to advise the . experts have also been included in the board. 7 Shri Hoover Hynniewta. Site Inspection of important projects in the state viz. regarding formulation of the respective annual Plans and the 11th Five Year Plan. Research Officer and Research Assistant are part of and governed by Planning Service Rules while the Ministerial Staffs of Superintendent. (Establishment). UDA. On some occasion.A. Kyndiah. Deputy Chairmen and other Members as may be decided by the Government from time to time. MLA . MLA . 1 Assistant Superintendent. For smooth functioning of the Administrative matters of the Boards. For the purpose of reviewing the progress/achievements of implementation of Plan schemes more effectively.R. Duties and Functions 1. There are also Ministerial Staffs i.A. the State Planning Board also conducted District Meetings in all the District Headquarters of the state to review the progress of implementation and achievements of Plan Schemes in the districts.. the Special Officer & Ex-Officio Under Secretary. 2 (two) U. while deciding on the members.D. 8 Shri E. The posts and services of Planning Officer.H..e. During 2005-2006.

To prepare a Perspective Plan of the State for the next 15 to 20 years for the optimum and balanced utilisation of the state’s resources and indicate Plan priorities. To advise the government regarding the formulation of Annual Plans and Five Year Plans. 8. Capital and human and investigate the possibilities of augmenting and improving such resources. The Board may also make recommendations with a view to ensuring coordination in the matter of planning in the state. To take up such other studies and function as may be assigned to it from time to time and to make suitable recommendations to the State Government as may appear to be appropriate either for facilitating discharge of the duties assigned to it or on consideration of the prevailing economic conditions. To review the progress in the implementation of the schemes and to ascertain the factors which have been tending to retard economic development of the State and to determine the conditions to be created for successful execution of the Plans. 7. 4. The State Planning Board is governed by Government Rules Regulations and Instructions under the administrative control and direction of the Government in the Planning Department. 3. 9. . – To assist the Government in making realistic appraisal from time to time so as to ensure steady execution and purposeful utilization of the available resources of the state.Government on matters relating to Planning and Development. To prepare an inventory of available and potential resources of the State. Mission/Vision statement of the Public Authority. 2. 6. 5.