Q. Which of the following plan was prepared by the Professor Mahalanobis?

[A] First plan

[B] Second Plan

[C] Sixth Plan

[D] Eighth Plan

Answer: B

Explanation: The plan period was 1956–61. The strategy of growth laid emphasis on rapid industrialisation with a focus on heavy industries and capital goods.

The plan was developed by Professor Mahalanobis. Due to the assumption of a closed economy, shortages of food and capital were felt during this Plan.

Source: Ramesh Singh