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Montek to discuss 12th Plan on Google Hangout

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia will interact with netizens on Google Hangout, on Friday. He will answer question on the 12th Five Year Plan. It will be streamed live via at 5 PM on March 15.

"The Planning Commission, along with the National Innovation Council (NIC), is hosting its first Google Hangout on the 12th Five Year Plan on 15th March 2013 at 5 PM", an official statement said.

"The hour long session on Google Hangout will be attended by Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia, and NIC Chairman Sam Pitroda," it said.

Besides, other members and secretary of the Commission will answer questions from the public and panel invited to attend the Hangout.

The interaction will aim at communicating the objectives of the 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) through the social media platform so as to increase public participation and engagement in growth and welfare issues.

The 12th Plan has already been approved by the country's apex policy making body National Development Council headed by the Prime Minister and all Chief Ministers and Cabinet ministers on its board on December 27 last.

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