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Indian Economy – How to Prepare Indian Economy for UPSC?

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updated on June 30th, 2019

Syllabus of UPSC covered under Indian Economy

UPSC Prelims Syllabus

Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives, etc

UPSC Mains Syllabus

Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.

Government Budgeting.

Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers

Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.

Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.

Land reforms in India.

Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

Investment models.

Books and Material Source

Indian Economics by Ramesh Singh is good for concept building. It covers static as well as current portion of syllabus.


Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment

Inflation

Monetary Institutions

Market Regulators and Related Organization

Government Schemes

Types of Economies

Current Affairs


Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.

Climate Change and Indian Economy


Sustainable Development


Government Budgeting

Budget in India

Taxes in India


Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers


Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.


Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.


Land reforms in India.


Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

Industries in India

Minerals and ores

International Organisations for economic Development

Development Indices

Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

Investment models.

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