In farewell speech, PM Manmohan Singh says 'India story is work in progress'

Apr 30 2014, 22:18 IST
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Manmohan Singh made a case for reorienting the body to remain relevant in the globalised world. PTI Manmohan Singh made a case for reorienting the body to remain relevant in the globalised world. PTI
Summary"Are we still using tools, approaches designed for a different era," asks Manmohan Singh.

there is a strong case for restructuring CSS schemes to eliminate or minimise Central Government micro-management," he said, adding the newly set up Independent Evaluation Office would generate evidence to better assess and restructure programmes in future.

Singh also recalled the work done by the Commission in generating consensus over various policy issues.

"In the context of a coalition government, the consensus building and problem resolution function of the Planning Commission has been a growing resource for the government," he said.

The Commission, he added, also played a significant role in generating new ideas, resolving inter-ministerial differences and pursuing public-private partnerships as a strategy for infrastructure development.

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