Ques. discuss briefly the long term objective of indian planning?

Some of the broad objectives of long-term planning in India are as follows. 

1. Achieving high GDP growth rate.

2. India aims that growth must also be accompanied with economic stability (that is, absence of frequent fluctuations in the price level).

3. Economic efficiency is another important objective of economic planning in India. That is, India aims at efficient and optimum utilisation of the scarce resources. 

4. Through planning, India aims at achieving modernisation. In other words, it aspires to increase the level of technical know-how in the economy.

5. Another objective of planning is attaining self-reliance by discouraging the imports of those goods that could be produced domestically.

6. An increased level of employment is another major objective of economic planning.

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