PlanPlus - Decentralized Planning System
ANDAMAN AND NICOBAR ISLANDS
DADRA AND NAGAR HAVELI
DAMAN AND DIU
JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Total no. of gram panchayats
Total no. of gram panchayats initiated gpdp
Top performing states
Facilitates decentralized planning
process in local language
Captures the planning
Converges the flow of funds from
Citizen participation in planning
Brings about total transparency in the
plan approval process
Provides role based authentication
About Plan Plus
Many attempts were made by the Government of India to introduce decentralized planning for development; however, they did not succeed as a proper enabling framework was not in place, both for planning and integration of developmental activities at the micro level. Recently, the Planning Commission issued a guideline mandating that all plans starting from XIth Plan period onwards should be prepared bottom up, in a decentralized manner. Backward Regions Grant Fund (BRGF) scheme of the Ministry of Panchayati Raj was the first scheme to adopt the Planning Commission guidelines in to -to and all BRGF states have been directed to prepare a district Plan document as against a BRGF Plan. PlanPlus is a software developed by NIC, under guidance and direction from Ministry of Panchayati Raj, in order to demystify and strengthen the decentralized planning process. The software is a web-based software and captures the entire planning workflow starting from identification of needs, the plan approval process till the final approval by the District Planning Committee. The software is highly generic and can be extended to capture the plans prepared by line departments at the state and central level to generate the National Plan. The software :
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the objective of PlanPlus ?
The Objective of PlanPlus is to facilitates the Decentralized Planning process in Local Language by
Supporting need/ activity based planning rather than scheme-driven
Enabling Citizen participation in the planning process
Converging the flow of funds from different sources of funds- Centre, State sector, and OSR
Capturing of the planning work flow
How can Citizen participate in the planning process?
Citizen (incl. SHGs, NGOs can submit his/ her suggestions through the Add Suggestion section available on the home page of the website
It may be noted that the citizens would only be able to submit the suggestions, after the respective Plan Unit has called for suggestions to be submitted through the PlanPlus application.
What is the relationship between plan and Activity?
A plan will invariably consists of one more related activities belong to different sectors.
What is work focus area?
PlanPlus offers an opportunity to categorize your work in one of the thrust areas. Thrust area is the one of the 29 subject areas of Panchayat, as listed in XI schedule of the constitution. Only the focus areas selected/ mapped by the State would be available to the Planning Unit during the planning process.
You could suggest other focus areas in case your work output does not belong or cannot be represented in any one of them.
What are the different type of outputs which could be created out of a work?
Each work is supposed to be generating some tangible or in-tangible form of output. PlanPlus offers the following categorization to capture them:
Training/ Capacity Building
Operations & Maintenance activities
You could suggest other top-level categories in case your work output does not belong or cannot be represented in any one of them.
What is a Resource Envelope ?
Resource envelope means the identification and listing of various sources providing funds to planning units such as grant from higher level of governments through developmental schemes, local revenue, voluntary contribution by public, Human and natural resources etc.
What is the Planning Workflow ?
Planning work-flow is set of processes which guides the movement of plan document. These processes could be relating to verification, gram Saba approval, administrative approval, DPC approval etc. Work-Flow in PlanPlus is defined at the state login for each scheme included in the Panchayat plan. The work-flow is common for all Planning units in the entire State.
State Wise Scheme List
State Wise Focus Area
Panchayat Activity Plan Report
Pending Action Plan Report
Approved Action Plan Report
StateWise 14th FC Formula
14th FC Fund Transfer Report
StateWise 14FC Fund Allocation Report
Citizen Suggestion Report
Gram Sabha Suggestion Report
Panchayat Development Plan Report
GPDP Guidelines by MoPR
GPDP Guidelines by States
Fourteen Finance Commission Guidelines
Good Practice Model Plan