Yojana is a monthly devoted to socio-economic issues and started its publication in 1957 with Mr. Khuswant Singh as its Chief Editor. The magazine is now published in 13 languages viz. English, Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam and Oriya.
Many specialized newspapers and magazines on economic issues are catering to the needs of readers in urban and big cities especially in SEC A’ and ‘B’. The reach of economic newspapers and magazines to smaller towns is limited. Yojana tries to reach people of segments in SEC ‘C’ and ‘D’ in semi-urban areas in different regions and in their languages. Although Yojana is sponsored by government and is an official venture, it is in no way is restricted to expressing the government views alone; it attempts to give praise where praise is due and criticize with constructive purpose. Yojana gives different shades of opinion and views on any issue and thereby presents a balanced picture.