- the official planning organization, which drew up projects embracing trade and industry, agriculture, education, and public health.
Origin of Gosplan
< Russian Gosplán, for Gosudárstvennaya plánovaya komíssiya State Planning Commission
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- the state planning commission of the former Soviet Union or any of its constituent republics: it was responsible for coordination and development of the economy, social services, etc
C20: from Russian Gos (udarstvennaya) Plan (ovaya Comissiya) State Planning Committee