The Planning Development & Monitoring Department is interdisciplinary in nature and acts as a nodal agency to look after the implementation of planning process in the district. The main objective of the Planning Department is to redress all inter-regional and inter-district imbalances in developmental process and ensure equitable share of all regions in speedy implementation of various developmental programs. The decentralized planning introduced in the district as a part of Single Line Administration ultimately aims at providing an opportunity to the people of the district to decide their destiny for economic development. The department is entrusted with very important assignments which mostly comprise of the formulation of annual plans, five year plans, midterm appraisals, project appraisals, conduct of evaluation studies, preparation of monitoring reports on monthly, quarterly and yearly basis, conduct of district developmental board meetings and maintaining active liaison with the State Government . Besides detailed evaluation studies of the works/programmes executed are conducted by this office.