The Planning & Convergence Department has emerged as one of the major nodal departments of the State Government. This Department plays a vital role in evolving effective and sustainable short term and long term strategies for overall development of the State. This Department prepares policy framework for development and is also responsible for co-ordinating the efforts of different Development Departments. Keeping in view the needs and aspirations of the people and within the broad framework of the long term development strategies and priorities envisaged for the State, the Department formulates Annual and Five Year Plans in accordance with the guidelines of the Planning Commission and as per the directions received from the Government.
The Department undertakes regular monitoring and review of the implementation of Plan Programmes and effects necessary adjustments in the Plans both in terms of physical content and resource allocation so as to ensure optimum realization of the Plan Objectives.