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Facilitating and coordinating the formulation and implementation of plans, policies and budgets for the balanced development of the state by working with ministries, departments, agencies, citizen groups, the private sector and external partners.

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Establishment, Aims and Objectives of the Commission

The Benue State Planning Commission was established by state law in 2001. Its objectives are:

To determine and advise on the policies that will best promote even and balanced development of the state.

To formulate from time to time the socio-economic priorities and programmes and map-out the implementation strategies.

To enhance efficiency of the public sector spending and general socio-economic management of the State.

To coordinate the formulation and implementation of government programmes as contained in annual plans, budgets, short-term, medium-term and perspective plans at the state and local government levels.

To provide the direction for the coordination and formulation of State policies and programmes, as well as emphasise on due process and transparency in the conduct of governance in the State.

To determine how best the State can adapt to local socio-economic challenges, national challenges and changes to attain her objectives and compete favourably and efficiently in the national system.

To ensure that the anti-corruption campaign of the State Government succeeds through effective monitoring and evaluation of all government programmes/projects and submitting quarterly uncompromised progress report thereon to the Governor, State House of Assembly and the Local Governments with regards to their programmes of action.

To determine how best the fundamental objectives and directive principles of State Policy contained in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria can achieve the major objectives of optimal development and suggest amendments that may be required, from time to time, to achieve those objectives in the light of encountered realities.

To ensure social justice and human welfare at all levels of the State, including the Local Government.