GS-III: Indian Economy & Development

Economic survey of 2018 brings out a severe crisis in India due to investment slowdown. How this affects Indian Economy? Analyze.

February 10, 2018

Economic survey of 2018 brings out a severe crisis in India due to investment slowdown. This affects the economy very badly through a vicious cycle of reduced investments leading to Slow pace of Job creation. Increasing unemployment. Reduced demand in the market. Lower productions this impacting the Index of industrial production adversely. Lowers the revenue

Discuss the economic and political reasons for the current government to strengthen the rural economy. Discuss certain steps taken in this regard over last few years.

January 3, 2018

Analysing the recent elections in Gujarat show that BJP is not the most favoured party of the rural areas. Congress dominated with 62 seats as against BJP’s 43 seats. India is a country with almost 70% rural population. Satisfying the urban populace alone wouldn’t lead to success in the upcoming general elections of 2019. Steps

Social and Economic Costs of Farm Loan Waivers

December 29, 2017

It has been a trend in the political parties of the poll bound states to announce farm loan waiver in their campaigns and has been attributed high significance to attract the masses. The parties of states of Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Maharashtra have proclaimed the same and now are looking for ways to cover up

“Despite large number of reforms by the current government, the massive potential of our manufacturing hub still remains untapped.” Examine the reasons behind the same. What steps can be taken to boost the sector?

November 19, 2017

In furtherance of the ‘Make in India’ programme objective, the Government of India is planning to increase the pace of manufacturing hub from current 16 percent of the GDP to 25 percent. According to the report submitted by PwC, while on one hand, the government is making efforts to set up more and more industries

“While Green Revolution has made India self-sufficient in food grains, it has also led to many unintended ecological and socioeconomic repercussions in the country”. Do you agree? Discuss with the help of examples.

November 19, 2017

Green revolution has always been considered as one of the biggest achievement in the field of food production. It is referred as a situation wherein there is quantum jump in production of food grain with the use of high yielding varieties seeds (HYV), fertilizers and pesticides coupled with expansion of irrigation facility, multiple cropping and