Difference between Niti aayog and planning commission

Difference between Niti aayog and the planning commission

Niti aayog

Niti Aayog is the apex public policy think tank of the Government of India. Also, the nodal agency handles the task of accelerating economic development and fostering cooperative federalism.

This development through fostering cooperative federalism is done with the involvement of the State governments of India in the policy-making process.

Planning Commission (India)

Planning Commission was an institution of the Government of India. Its job is to formulate India’s Five Year Plans, and also has other functions.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi dissolved the Planning commission and replaced it with Niti Aayog on 13 August 2014.

Niti AayogPlanning Commission
Chair PersonPrime MinisterPrime Minister
Vice-Chair PersonAppointed by PMDeputy Chairman(Nominated = Cabinet rank)
Governing CouncilCM’s and L-G’sNational Development Council
Member SecretaryTo be known as the CEO and to be appointed by the Prime MinisterSecretaries or member secretaries were appointed through the usual process
Part-time membersTo have a number of part-time members, depending on the need from time to timeThe full planning commission had no provision for part-time members
Full-time members the number of full-time members could be fewer than the planning commissionthe last commission had eight full-time members
Difference between Niti aayog and the planning commission
* * All the Notes in this blog, are referred from Tamil Nadu State Board Books and Samacheer Kalvi Books. Kindly check with the original Tamil Nadu state board books and Ncert Books.
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