Tag - economic

India’s population growth story, Hope for higher India economic growth, Current Affairs 28th April, 2017

India’s population growth story Introduction India being home to second largest population of the world has been striving hard to achieve stability. Population can be seen as a resource or a burden depending on the way it is used for the country’s progress. India has population [...]

Tribal Rights and Ecology, India’s tourism potential and World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) travel and tourism competitiveness index, Current Affairs 27th April, 2017

Tribal Rights and Ecology Introduction India being a diverse landmass with a huge forest area faces competing challenges and priorities. It is significant to uphold the tribal rights and include them in ecological conservation. An exclusionary policy is detrimental and not in line with spirit of [...]

[BES171/P0] Gist of Latest Economic Survey’s 14 Chapters for UPSC CSAT Prelim, Mains & Interview

Prologue: Here starts the new season of Budget & Economic Survey (BES17) BES171/P0: Economic Survey gist of all 14 chapters Following areas are covered in this session: Why prepare economic survey? How is it relevant for the UPSC prelim and mains examination? Who Prepares economic survey [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Infrastructure → Rail Budget 2016, Kelkar-PPP Committee, Communication, Civil Aviation Policy-2016, Urban Infra Bills & More

BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm. BES165/P6: Kelkar Report- PPP Revisit, Revitalize, Finance & Investment Models BES165/P7: Rail Budget-2016: Bullet Train, SRESHTA, SUTRA, SAHAYAK, RAKSHAK, Urban Infra BES165/P5: Communication infrastructure: radio, telecom, post office, mass-comm. NCERT Class11, 12: Selective study of waves, [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Infrastructure → Paris Summit, NSG-MTCR, Nuclear Energy, HELP-2015, UJALA, UDAY Bonds & More

BES165/P1: Paris Summit- Outcomes, INDC, Finance, Ratification, Kuznet Curve BES165/P2: Clean Energy: Biomass, RDF, Biofuel- classification, extraction Methods, GS3 Achievement of Indians BES165/P3: Nuclear Energy, Reactor Types, Kakrapar Incident, NSG-MTCR & other export control groups, BES165/P4: Thermal Energy, UJALA, UDAY bonds, Hydrocarbon Policy [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → HRD → Census Theory, Healthcare, Education, HDI-2015 & SDG-2030

BES166/P1: Census theory, Population growth stages, Formula, diversity, personal laws BES166/P2: Education Policy-2016, HEFA, Pramati, PISA, ASER, Youth Org, Sports BES166/P3: Healthcare: JSY, JSSY, PSMY, JSY, JSSY, PSMY; Women-Child schemes from Yearbook BES166/P4: UNDP’s Human Development Report: HDI, IHDI, GDI, GII, MPI; SDG-2030 BES166/P1: [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Sectors →Labour, EPFO Regulatory Cholesterol, Startup India, DPP-2016, Textile Shift

BES164/P4: Types of unemployment, EPF Regulatory Cholesterol BES164/P5: Startup India Standup India, Shishu, Kishor, Tarun, DPP-2016, Textile Shift BES164/P4: Types of unemployment, EPF Regulatory Cholesterol Various types of involuntary unemployment: Cyclical, Frictional, Disguised unemployment, Seasonal, Under-employment, Educated, Technological, Open / structural unemployment and CDS-2013 [...]

[BES16] Economic Survey → Sectors →Deflationary spiral, Philip Curve, Stagflation, Wedge between CPI-WPI, Is India’s GDP overstated?

BES164/P6: Deflationary spiral, Phillips Curve, Stagflation, Creeping-Galloping-Hyper inflation BES164/P7: Is India’s GDP overstated? Why wedge between WPI vs CPI, Rural vs Urban CPI? BES164/P6: Deflationary spiral, Phillips Curve, Stagflation, Creeping-Galloping-Hyper inflation General price level, aggregate supply and demand. Inflationary Gap, Factors related to cost [...]

Microirrigation

[BES16] Economic Survey → Sectors → Agriculture: Producing More from less inputs, MicroIrrigation, PM Fasal Sinchai, Endosufan & More

BES164/P1: Agriculture: More from Less Water, Micro irrigation BES164/P2: Agriculture-Urea DBT, Endosulfan pesticide, Biocontrol Agents, Organic farming, Pulses BES164/P3: Agriculture Insurance, Credit, e-NAM, Animal Husbandry, Krishonnati-Yojana BES164/P1: Agriculture: More from Less Water, Micro irrigation Pre-requisite self-study before starting this lecture Budget-2016 taxation provisions for [...]

Map South East Asia

[Diplomacy] East Asia Summit, Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), Nalanda Project, Issues, Challanges India-China-US

Who are East Asia Summit Members? What are EAS priority areas? What is Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)? Why is RCEP important? Mohan’s Address to 7th East Asia Summit What is EAS Declaration on ASEAN connectivity? What is Nalanda University Project? What is [...]

[Economic Survey Ch1] Agriculture challanges, tax to GDP, steps by Government (part 3 of 3)

AGRO and Food Management Agriculture: Problem areas? #1: Land holding #2: Nutritional security #3: Supply Chain  Management Kelkar Tax to GDP ratio? Steps Taken by Government AGRO and Food Management Agro + allied industries Approx. number Share in India’s GDP 14% (2011-12) Share in total employment 58% (2001) The declining [...]

[Economic Survey Ch1] Investment, Savings, Gold Rush, Inflation Indexed Bonds (Part 2 of 3)

INVESTMENT #1: Tight monetary policy #2: Exports declined #3: Policy bottlenecks #4: investment in Valuables DOMESTIC SAVINGS Decline in share-debentures GOLD RUSH Why do people invest in gold? Gold -Current Account Deficit (CAD) How to stop gold rush? Inflation indexed bonds Mock Questions INVESTMENT [...]