Tenth Plan (2002–2007)
The main objectives of the Tenth Five-Year Plan were:
- Attain 8% GDP growth per year
- Reduction of poverty rate by 5% by 2007
- Providing gainful and high-quality employment at least to the addition to the labor force
- Reduction in gender gaps in literacy and wage rates by at least 50% by 2007
- 20-point program was introduced
- Target growth: 8.1% – growth achieved: 7.7%
- The tenth plan was expected to follow a regional approach rather than sectoral approach to bring down regional inequalities
- Expenditure of ₹43,825 crore (US$6.5 billion) for tenth five years
Out of total plan outlay, ₹921,291 crore (US$140 billion) (57.9%) was for central government and ₹691,009 crore (US$100 billion) (42.1%) was for states and union territories.
Eleventh Plan (2007–2012)
- Rapid and inclusive growth.(Poverty reduction)
- Emphasis on social sector and delivery of service therein.
- Empowerment through education and skill development.
- Reduction of gender inequality.
- Environmental sustainability.
- To increase the growth rate in agriculture,industry and services to 4%,10% and 9% respectively.
- Reduce Total Fertility Rate to 2.1
- Provide clean drinking water for all by 2009.
- Increase agriculture growth to 4%.