GS-III: Economy & Development

Examine the relationship between the size of the land holding and the productivity.

October 24, 2018

Almost 50% of Indian population is dependent on the agriculture for their livelihood. Hence productivity of the agriculture is a vital factor for the Indian economy. The productivity must be accessed in the light of the continued fragmentation of land holdings to address the structural constraints of Indian agriculture. Interrelationship between the size of the

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How specially designed financial products for Women can play role in gender equality and women empowerment?

October 24, 2018

In almost all the financial products women have been conflated with ‘family’ and considered merely as an avenue to pursue social welfare measures. In the modern 21st century India, there is a need to consider women as a distinct segment with specific financial services requirements. The change can be brought in only when the myriad

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Why India needs to bring structural changes in its energy sector? How to address challenges to bring those changes?

October 23, 2018

As India is emerging as the fastest growing economy of the world, the energy security is of immense importance. Hence, bringing a structural change in the sector becomes a pre-requisite. Why India needs to bring structural changes in the sector? Between 2000 and 2015, when India’s GDP grew at 7 per cent a year and

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What are the various steps taken by RBI to address the crisis haunting the NBFC sector so far?

October 23, 2018

NBFCs or Non Banking Financial Companies are those companies which provide banking services without meeting the legal definition of a bank. The NBFCs do the business of loans and advances, acquisition of shares, stock, bonds, debentures, securities issued by Government. Steps taken by RBI The IL and FS crisis has severely impacted the NBFC sector.

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Why the import dependency for oil makes the Indian energy needs vulnerable? How does it make strong case to diversify the energy market?

October 22, 2018

India is one of the fastest growing economies of the world. The energy sector is the key driver for the emerging economy of India. The energy sector in India is oil driven. The import dependency of India for oil makes the energy sector more vulnerable. Why the import dependency for oil makes the Indian energy

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