National Development Council (NDC)



The National Development Council was formed in 1952, to associate the States in the formulation of the plans.

All members of the Union Cabinet, Chief Minister of States, the Administrators of the Union Territories and members of NITI Ayog are members of the NDC.

Functions of the NDC are:

  • Review working of National Plan.
  • Recommend measures to meet targets of national plan.
  • It is an extra Constitutional and extra legal body.
  • The PM is the ex-officio chairman of NDC