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Government of India

Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change

(Development Monitoring & Evaluation Division)


1.Erstwhile Plan Coordination (PC) Division was entrusted with the coordination of all Plan Schemes and Programme of the Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. It functioned as the nodal Division for issue and matters related to the Erstwhile Planning Commission and also the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs’ Budget Division and the Department of Expenditure). The work handled in the Division covered preparation, monitoring and review of the Ministry’s Five Year Plans, Annual Plans and Annual Action Plans and it also performed the tasks associated with the Union Budget and the Outcome Budget of the Ministry. However, with restructuring of Planning Commission by Government of India and evoluation of NITI Aayog, on a similar direction; Plan Coordination Division was also restructured.

2. The restructured PC Division has been renamed as ‘Development, Monitoring & Evaluation Division’ (DMED) functioning under the supervision of Sr. Economic Advisor

3. The work of DMED is linked with the Development, Monitoring, Evaluation Office (DMEO) in NITI Aayog. DMED would also function towards convergence of efforts through Government Funded Programmes to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). The work of DMED is detailed as under:

  • To carry out monitoring and impact Evaluation of the Ministry’s funded programmes
  • To focus on outcomes and take it into account during appraisal for continuation of the ongoing schemes.
  •  To constitute Evaluation Monitoring Committee (EMC)
  • .To prepare TOR for Evaluation Monitoring Committee (EMC).
  • To get  TOR vetted by Inter Ministerial Group (IMG)
  • Coordination with NITI Aayog
  • Nodal Division for coordination with NITI Aayog in the matter of monitoring and evaluation of programmes of the Ministry.
  • Any other matter as assigned by the competent authority in the Ministry

4. DMED is preparing the road map and strategy to create a mechanism for monitoring and evaluating the Government funded schemes of the Ministry. The Division is also examining the evaluation method opted in the Ministry’s schemes as per their SFC/EFC memos, finalised for continuation of the Schemes beyond the 12th Five Year Plan Period, i.e. from 2017-18 to 2019-20 so as to align it with the ongoing Fourteenth Finance Commission cycle (2015-16 to 2019-20)


Offer letter regarding engagement of Young Professional in the Development Monitoring and Evaluation Division