12th Five Year Plan 2012-17 Targets

12th Five Year Plan 2012-17 as per the draft document released by the Planning Commission aims at a growth rate of 8%. This is the revised rate when compared to the initial approach paper. Other targets of the Twelfth Five Year Plan in different sectors are listed below.

Vision of 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17)

Twelfth Five Year Plan focuses on Growth – Growth which is

  • Faster
  • Inclusive
  • Sustainable

25 Core Monitorable Targets of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17)

Economic Growth
  • Real GDP growth at 8%.
  • Agriculture growth at 4%.
  • Manufacturing growth at 10%.
  • Every state must attain higher growth rate than the rate achieved during 11th plan.
Poverty and Employment
  • Poverty rate to be reduced by 10% than the rate at the end of 11th plan.
  • 5 Crore new work opportunities and skill certifications in non-farm sector.
  • Mean years of schooling to increase to 7 years.
  • 20 lakh seats for each age bracket in higher education.
  • End gender gap and social gap in school enrollment.
  • Reduce : IMR to 25; MMR to 1. Increase Child Sex Ratio to 950.
  • Reduce Total Fertility Rate to 2.1
  • Reduce under nutrition of children in age group 0-3 to half of NFHS-3 levels.
  • Investment in Infrastructure at 9% of GDP
  • Gross Irrigated Area 103 million hectare (from 90 million hectare)
  • Electricity to all villages; Reduce AT&C losses by 20%.
  • Connect Villages with All Weather Roads
  • National and State high ways to a minimum of 2 lane standard.
  • Complete Eastern and Western Dedicated Freight Corridors.
  • Rural Tele-Density to 70%.
  • 40 Litres Per Capita Per Day Drinking Water to 50% of rural population; Nirmal Gram Status to 50% of all Gram Panchayats.
Environment and Sustainability
  • Increase green cover by 1 million hectare every year.
  • 30,000 MW renewable energy during Five Year Period.
  • Emission intensity of GDP to be reduced to 20-25% of 2005 levels by 2020.
Service Delivery
  • Banking Services to 90% of Indian Households.
  • Subsidies and Welfare related payment to be routed through Aadhar based Direct Cash Transfer Scheme.
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