Indian Economy

Urbanisation

Urbanisation refers to shifting of population from rural areas to urban areas. Urbanisation Primarily driven by Pull factor. Urbanisation gained pace Particularly after LPG Pull Factors Economic Opportunities Education Health Entertainment Skill Development Job Availability Unsustainability in Urbanisation often lead to various problems in the Society. To tackle this Problem …

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Additional safeguards for export of Basmati rice

Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment Context Introduction of additional safeguards for export of Basmati rice to prevent exports of Non-Basmati white rice through mis-classification as Basmati rice. Reason To check the domestic prices and to ensure domestic food security, the …

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India’s ageing workforce

Indian economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 2.India’s ageing workforce Context: An analysis of India’s workforce, sourced from Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy’s (CMIE’s) Economic Outlook data, shows that while India may be the country with the most youthful population, its workforce is rapidly ageing. …

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Pulses prices may spiral as deficient rain mars sowing

Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. Context Tomato prices may be cooling from recent highs, but pulses could play the next spoilsport in the battle against inflation, with a below-par monsoon in August dragging down the sown area for pulses in …

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PM Vishwakarma scheme

Syllabus: inclusive growth & development Context Artisans need a ready market for their products, not just affordable credit PM Vishwakarma scheme It help traditional craftspeople and artisans with an economic boost An outlay of ₹13,000 crore, provides loans of up to a total of ₹3 lakh (in two tranches) at …

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PC import curbs

TOPICS COVERED: Indian economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. Context:  Recently, the government restricted the import of laptops, tablets, all-in-one personal computers, ultra-small form factor computers and servers. Key details: The import of these products would be allowed against a valid licence for restricted imports. …

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New economic policy

Syllabus: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment Context India needs a new economic policy urgently. It needs to be a policy that is based on clear objectives, priorities, have a strategy to achieve targets, and spell out an intelligent and transparent resource …

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