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The Department of Planning formulates Annual Plans and Five-year Plans under the guidance of the State Planning Board and in consultation with other Departments of State Governments. The Department administers important schemes like Member of Parliament Local Area Development Schemes (MPLADS), Bidhayak Elaka Unnayan Prakalpa (BEUP), JANGAL MAHAL ACTION PLAN (JAP) and Strengthening State Plan for Human Development (SSPHD). The Department is also the nodal agency at State level for MPLADS. The Natural Resource Data Management System (NRDMS) Centres in all the Districts of West Bengal are controlled by this Department. Evaluation, Monitoring and Manpower (E. M & M) Branch under the Department of Planning monitors and evaluates State Projects in order ensure that the programme objectives of planned schemes follow the right course to improve the quality of life of the citizens.

Department of Statistics & Programme Implementation

This Department was created by bifurcating the erstwhile Development & Planning Department vide Home (C&E) Department notification no. 106-Home (Cons.) dated 24.02.2012. The first budget for this Department was passed from the year 2012-13.


Dr. Asish Banerjee

Address: Joint Administrative Building
HC-7, Sector-III, Saltlake,
Phone: 2321-1113, 2359-4852, 2359-4854
Fax: 2321-1827, 2359-4853


Sri Anoop Kumar Agarwal, IAS

Address: Joint Administrative Building,
Block H C 7, Sector III
Saltlake Kolkata-700106
Phone: 2321-1104
Fax: 2321-1252

Nodal Officer

Sri Godala Kiran Kumar, IAS, Joint Secretary

Address: Joint Administrative Building,
5th Floor, H C 7, Sector- III,
Saltlake, Kolkata-700106
Phone: 2358-0054
Fax: 2321-1252
Last updated on: Wednesday, 1st May 2019
Information Source: Nodal Officer, Department of Development and Planning, Government of West Bengal
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