IEcoS Indian Economics Papers 2003

IEcoS Indian Economics 2003

Section-I

Candidates should attempt any FIVE parts of the following question (Answer to each part should be approximately of 50 words).

  1. What do you understand by the following?

    1. Sustainable development

    2. BOP settlement and BOP adjustment

    3. Micro-credit

    4. Deficit financing

    5. Contract farming

    6. Primary market

    7. Choice of techniques 7 × 5 = 35

Section-II

Candidates should attempt any FIVE parts of the following question (Answer to each part should be approximately of 150 words).

  1. Answer Following Questions:

    1. Critically examine the recent energy crisis in India.

    2. Why do you mean by parallel economy? What is its impact on economic growth?

    3. How far India has opened up to the global economy?

    4. Explain the factors in low capital formation in agriculture and its impact on rural development.

    5. Explain the magnitude of educated unemployment in India and suggest measures to alleviate it.

    6. Critically examine the formula to share taxes by States according to Tenth & Eleventh Finance Commissions.

    7. Critically examine the impact of globalization on small scale industries. 15 × 5 = 75

Section-III

Candidates should attempt any THREE questions (Answer to each question should be approximately of 500 words).

  1. Critically examine the relevant and impact of recent poverty alleviation programmes. 30

  2. Distinguish between demand management policies from structural policies. Explain their impact on macro stabilization in India. 30

  3. In what way rural-urban migration leads to growing urban unemployment? Mention some of the employment generation programmes to alleviate urban unemployment. 30

  4. What is foreign direct investment? Critically examine the recent FDI policy and its impact on technology up gradation in Indian industry. 30

  5. Critically outline the recent measures to widen the income tax base. Do you feel that with widening base, tax-evasion has declined? 30