Plan Coordination

Core Functions

The Plan Coordination vertical is responsible for organising Full Commission Meetings, as directed by the Vice-Chairman and Members of SPC. This vertical drives coordination with relevant Government departments for TANII Appraisal discussions, to ensure smooth execution of the TANII Scheme.  The division also undertakes the convening of State Evaluation and Advisory Board (SEAB) meetings and discussions, by working closely with the Department of Evaluation and Applied Research.

Sectoral Discussions

The Vertical organizes sector-specific discussions with the relevant departments to understand and address the issues and challenges pertaining to the Economic Advice and Statistics, Financial Resources, Governance and Innovation sectors. Planning Commission members contribute valuable insights and advocate for optimal practices, and these recommendations are then presented to the Government for thoughtful consideration.

Research & Knowledge Sharing

The Vertical also facilitates inter-departmental coordination and organises workshops that bring together key stakeholders and experts in the various domains of economy, to analyse the economic growth pattern of Tamil Nadu.

Sectoral Departments

This Vertical coordinates with the following sectoral departments and their line departments:

Finance Department
  • Department of Treasuries & Accounts
  • Department of Local Fund Audit 
  • Department of Small Savings 
  • Government Data Centre 
  • Department of Co-operative Audit 
  • Department of Internal Audit and Statutory Boards Audit 
  • Directorate of Pension
Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Department
  • State Planning Commission
  • Economics and Statistics Department
  • Evaluation and Applied Research Department
Home, Prohibition and Excise Department
  • Police
  • Fire and Rescue Services
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Prisons
  • Department Of Prohibition And Excise
  • Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Limited
  • Narcotic Intelligence Bureau, CID
Public Department
  • Administration of State Guest House and Government Rest House in Chennai Tamizhagam Guest House in Udhagamandalam and Tamil Nadu House and Additional Tamil Nadu House in New Delhi.
  • Ex-Servicemen’s Welfare Directorate
  • Tamil Nadu Ex-Servicemen’s Corporation Limited
  • State Human Rights Commission
  • Tamil Nadu Overseas Manpower Corporation Ltd.,
Revenue and Disaster Management Department
  • Revenue Administration, Disaster Management and Mitigation
  • Survey and Settlement Department
  • Land Administration
  • Land Reforms
  • Urban Land Ceiling and Urban Land Tax
Special Programme Implementation
  • Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation
Commercial Taxes and Registration Department
  • Commercial Taxes Department
  • Registration Department
Human Resources Management
  • Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission 
  • Tamil Nadu State Information Commission 
  • Tamil Nadu State Vigilance Commission 
  • Directorate of Vigilance and Anticorruption

Assessments & Studies

Public Finance
Economic Development
Rural Economy

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Prioritization and Rationalization of Schemes Expenditure of Government of Tamil Nadu

This study analyses the  schemes being implemented by key departments of Government of Tamil Nadu with a goal of rationalising  and prioritising the schemes to improve its  performance.

Regional Growth Pattern in Tamil Nadu

This study aims to examine and address the regional growth disparities in Tamil Nadu. The report serves as a significant document, highlighting the explicit imbalances in growth among the districts in the state. Going beyond quantifying these imbalances using the gross district domestic product Read More

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Multidimensional Poverty Index for Tamil Nadu

This study was conducted by the State Planning Commission, with the primary objective of formulating a comprehensive multidimensional poverty index for Tamil Nadu and assessing the poverty levels within the state. Drawing inspiration from the methodologies outlined in the National Read More

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Rural Diversification and Socio-Economic Differentiation in Tamil Nadu: some Policy Inferences

This study aims to bridge existing gaps in rural households, contributing to inclusive development in Tamil Nadu. Renowned for its dynamic manufacturing and services economy, agriculture constitutes a mere 11% of the state’s GDP Read More

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All India Debit and Investment Survey 2019 on Tamil Nadu Data

The primary objective of this study is to quantify important indicators such as demand and supply of credit in rural areas, and total debt and investments of households in both rural and urban areas. The study was published for the State, based on the All-India Debt and Investment Survey Read More

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Agricultural Households of Tamil Nadu: A Profile

The study aims to create a repository of information on the agricultural households of Tamil Nadu. The study included the key findings of agricultural households in rural Tamil Nadu based on land ownership, communities, social group, employment, access to facilities, income and expenditure Read More

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Preparation of primary, secondary, and social sector Strategic Plan Document for 2035

The objective  of the study was to formulate a sector-specific vision and growth strategy for the state of Tamil Nadu, which concentrated on comprehending the existing challenges faced by the primary, secondary and social sector Read More

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Monitoring of Tamil Nadu Economy for Policy Advocacy

With the vision of monitoring the Tamil Nadu economy for better policy advocacy, this study delved into the fiscal standing of Indian states, with respect to Tamil Nadu. The analysis encompassed macroeconomic indicators of the Tamil Nadu economy, state fiscal parameters, revenue Read More

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TANII: Funding Innovation

As the premier advisory body to the Government of Tamil Nadu, the State Planning Commission has been at the forefront of fostering innovation in public service delivery since 2015 through the Tamil Nadu Innovation Initiatives (TANII). Through this initiative, the Commission has recommended nearly 400 innovative projects spanning across various departments of the State Government to create a culture of innovation in governance.

TANII Operational Flow Chart Graphic

Center for Innovation in Governance

The Centre for Innovation in Governance works at the intersection of innovative ideas, modern technology, and effective governance practices, to enable seamless public service delivery in the State.

Tamil Nadu’s Centre for Innovation in Governance works to promote innovation across various sectors and at the grassroots level of governance. The Centre’s primary objective is to help overcome challenges through innovation and facilitate a smooth delivery of public services within the Tamilnadu. The State Planning Commission plays a crucial role as a facilitator, bringing together innovative ideas, modern technology, and effective public governance practices.

The Center for Innovation's Focus Areas:

Public Innovation

The Center collaborates with government departments to prioritize key challenges and identify innovative solutions.

Social Impact Innovation

The Centre will facilitate collaborations among public, non-profit, and private entities to co-create and implement socially innovative solutions, addressing socio-economic issues, enhancing territorial resilience, and responding effectively to future challenges.

Grassroots Innovation

The Centre assists administration to address those problems that require customised innovative solutions.

  • Academia
  • Enterprises
  • Knowledge hubs and Think Tanks
  • Research, research organizations, R&D Centers 
  • Industry
  • Centres for Excellence
CIG’s Initiatives:

The core principles of the Centre are collaboration, adaptivity and democratizing technology. Apart from the core activity of fostering innovation, the centre focuses on the following initiatives:

  • Gov-Tech
  • Digital Governance
  • Startup to Government
  • Hackathons
  • Skilling and Capacity Building
  • Emerging Technology
  • Collaboration and Knowledge Sharing
  • Adaptivity in public governance ecosystems
  • Democratizing Technology for larger social impact

Ongoing Works

Current Studies/Assessments of Schemes
  • Impact Assessment study on Naan Mudhalvan Scheme
  • Assessment of GovTech Potential across Government departments in Tamil Nadu
  • Development of Regulatory Framework for GIG Economy in Tamil Nadu