|The main objectives of the First Five Year Plan were:|
|1. To solve the food crisis and to improve the availability position of raw materials especially of Jute & Cotton.|
|2. To constitute administrative and organizational set up necessary for enforcing the development programmes. Choose the correct one:|
A) Only 1
B) Only 2
C) Both 1 and 2
D) neither 1 nor 2
Correct Answer: C
Solution :[c] Objectives of First Five-Year Plan: (i) To increase food production, (ii) To fully utilise available raw materials, (iii) To correct the disequilibrium in the economy which was created by the Second World War (1939-45) and partition of India, (iv) To check inflationary pressure, (v) To build economic overheads such as roads, railways, irrigation, power, etc. (vi) To reduce inequalities in income and wealth.
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