To include all the states in the planning process so that the Central government along with the State governments could identify developmental priorities and strategies.
This would foster cooperative federalism as the states would be a part of the planning process. To formulate credible plans at the village level and aggregate them progressively.
To ensure that the interests of national security are incorporated in economic strategy and necessary checks on indiscriminate tampering with ecology and environment policy and to check whether all sections of the population are benefitted from economic progress.
Long-term policy and programme frameworks to be designed and their progress would be monitored by the Aayog and innovative improvements would be made.
The partnership between key stakeholders, like-minded think tanks, educational and policy research institutions to be encouraged and knowledge, innovation and entrepreneurial support system to be created through a community of national and international experts, practitioners, and other partners.
The Commission also offers a platform for the resolution of inter-sectoral and inter-departmental issues so that the developmental programmes can be accelerated.
It maintains a state-of-art resource centre that will work for research on good governance and best practices in sustainable and equitable development.
It will monitor and evaluate the implementation of the programmes so that the needed resources could be identified.