R. Srinivasan, Associate Professor in Econometrics, University of Madras and former Member, Planning Commission, Tamil Nadu.
By choosing to dump the Planning Commission rather than strengthen and expand its role to suit the changed environment, Prime Minister Modi has signalled that he does not want even the minimal checks and balances that an organisation like it can exert on his neoliberal adventures. By C.P. CHANDRASEKHAR
Ajay Chhibber, Director General, Independent Evaluation Office, laid the ground for the dissolution of the Planning Commission. He is an...