General Studies Paper-3: Indian Economy & Development

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Model Questions Prelims MCQ Topics Gross Cropped Area and Net Cropped Area, The share of agriculture in GDP of India, Share of agriculture in GCF (Gross Capital Formation), Current Growth Trends in Indian Agriculture, Issues with Agricultural Productivity, Agricultural Workers as part of Population and Labour Force, Agri-Imports and Exports,…
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Model Questions Prelims MCQ Topics Key production areas of Soyabean, Natural Rubber, Natural Rubber Industry Issues, Key horticulture crops, Crop rotation, Intercropping, Sequential Cropping, Rice-Wheat Cropping systems Mains Model Questions Discuss the cropping pattern in terms of Soyabean and Sugarcane in India. Justify the recent shift of sugarcane farmers to…
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Model Questions Prelims MCQ Topics Distribution of Livestock in India, Livestock and the structural shift in the agricultural sector, Operation Flood, National Dairy Plan, consumption dynamics in Dairy products, Inland versus Marine Production, Inland Aquaculture & Blue Revolution, Institutional Structure for Support in Poultry, Basic Elements of Green Revolution. Mains…
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Model Questions Prelims MCQ Topics The National Commission on Farmers, BGREI scheme, Raindow Revolution, Minimum Support Price Scheme, Buffer Stocks and Buffer Norms, Food Security, Provisions of NFSA, Human Life Cycle Approach Mains Model Questions To what extent, it is justified to call green revolution as an agricultural revolution? Examine.…
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Model QuestionsWhat do you understand by Command Area? Objectively differentiate between Gross Command Area and Culturable Command Area.Differentiate between Minor, Medium and Major Irrigation Schemes. Bring out their relative importance."Despite of heavy public expenditure on canals, our governments have not been able to reduce the groundwater depletion." Critically examine the…
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Model Questions What are Foundation Seeds, Breeders Seeds and Certified Seeds? Examine the importance of Breeder's seeds in seed development and multiplication. What do you understand by Seed Replacement Rate? Despite of a plethora of Government and Private agencies developing certified seeds in the country, why India suffers from dismal…
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Model QuestionsIn recent times, the demand for Packaged Food has been increasing consistently. Discuss the reasons evaluating how this can be used to strengthen the farm sector in India.Throw light on the functions and importance of food processing while differentiating the primary, secondary and tertiary processing.Explain the Upstream /Downstream Industries…
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Prelims MCQ Topics Fiscal Policy Versus Monetary Policy, Fiscal Policy Instruments, Impacts of Fiscal Policy Instruments, Taxation powers of states / governments, Concurrent / Residuary Powers of taxation, Income Tax, Corporation Tax, Sales Tax / VAT / CENVAT, Tax devolution, Votable and Non-Votable Expenditures, Cut motions, Vote on Account, Tax…
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Model Questions Prelims MCQ Topics James Wilson, Rule of Lapse, Participatory Budgeting, Gender Budgeting, Zero Based Budgeting, Incremental budgeting, Taxes mentioned in Arthashashtra, Progressive and Regressive Taxes, Elasticity in Taxes, Sin Tax, Difference between Direct and Indirect Taxes, tax avoidance, tax evasion and tax planning, locations of major Tax Havens,…
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Model QuestionsPrelims Topics for MCQsSpecial Majority, Fiscal Policy versus Monetary Policy, Components of Fiscal Policy, Constitution articles related to India's Fiscal Policy, FRBM documents that need to be placed with budget, Financial Investment and Real Investment, Induced and Autonomous Investment, Impact of monetary and fiscal policies on Investments, Types of…