Which 5 Year Plan Affected by Drought and Two Wars


Which of the five year plans mentioned below was badly hit by drought and two wars?

  • First Five Years Plan
  • Third Five Years Plan
  • Fifth Five Years Plan
  • Sixth Five Years Plan


Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 15th March 2015 in General Knowledge.
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    Third Five Years Plan

    Third Five Years Plan was badly hit by drought and two wars. The third five problems and the country faced the toughest economic problem since India adopted economic planning in 1951.

    Introduced the Five Year Plan, Jawaharlal Nehru said, “Planning is a continuous movement towards desired goals”.  The economy of India is based in part on planning through five-year plans, which are developed, executed and monitored by the planning commission.

    The main reason affected  to ‘Third Five Year Plan’.

    • Attack on India by China in the Year 1962.
    •  India was struck by drought in 1963.
    •  For the second time in the year 1971 war between India and Pakistan.
    •  Recession
    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 20th April 2015.
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