Planning Department/Branch is one of the Administrative Organization in the administrative set up of the District Planning Office. The
formatting of the Branch is most of regulatory and statutory, it functions under the superintendence of the District Planning Officer, North Garo Hills,
The subject matter dealt with by the branch is received first as dak and the District Planning Officer will check it and sign on it as seen the letter
or matter and from his table the dak will go to the Dealing Assistants who will put up the letters in the concerned file through Assistant Research Officer and then to Research Officer
and finally to District Planning Officer.
The Planning Department under the superintendence direction of the District Planning Officer, North Garo Hills, Resubelpara delivers
the following services:
(a) Deals with the schemes like Voluntary Action Fund (i.e. gives Financial Assistance to NGOs/VAs/SHGs etc. to organise programme, short training etc.)
(b) Conducts Block Level Science & Environmental Fair for the School students, conducted workshops and trainings for the School Teachers under National Children's
/Teachers' Science Congress and perform Science Exposure Trip to different States of India for the school children to exemplify discoveries and inventions of many great
(c) Conducts Inspections of various development departments of the schemes and projects undertaken by the departments.
(d)Conducts District Planning & Development Council meeting to take stock of the natural and human resources as well as the level and pattern of development
and exploitation of these resources and to assess gaps in development sectors, projection of local needs and aspirations, formulates District Development Plans.
The DPDCs were constituted with an objective to decentralize the planning process and for facilitating the formulation of District Plans. the Development Department prepares
the Plan Budgets for the year and the Chairman in the meeting approves the Annual Plan and forward it to the Planning Department, Shillong. The Planning Department at the
State Head Quarter then recommended and accommodated the Plan Proposals by projecting the local needs and aspirations by translating them into schemes and
programmes and by fixing priorities within the objectives of the State/National Plan.
(e) Conducts District Co-ordination Committee meetings with all the Development Departments to take stock of the natural and human resources of the District and the level of
development undertaken by the Development Departments on the Government Schemes as well as to assess gaps in development sectors, projection of local needs
and aspirations, formulates District Development Plans, coordinates and converge in the implementation of District Plans and Programmes and further monitors and reviews the implementation
of District Plans and Programmes.
The Chairman makes recommendation with a view to ensure co-ordination in the matter of planning in the District, coordinates and converges in the implementation of District Plans and Programmes
and further monitors and reviews the implementation of Districts Plans and Programmes.