New Delhi, Aug 19 IANS | 1 year ago

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday invited suggestions on the new institution that would replace Planning Commission through a special "Open Forum" that has been created by the government.

"Inviting you to share your ideas on what shape the new institution to replace the Planning Commission can take. A special Open Forum has been created on my government for suggestions on the new Institution. Let the ideas flow," Modi said in a tweet and also posted the link through which people can put forward their suggestion.

Modi in his independence day speech announced that the 64-year-old Planning Commission would be replaced by a new institution.

"We envision the proposed institution as one that caters to the aspirations of 21st century India and strengthens participation of the states," he added.

(Posted on 19-08-2014)

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