The Big Picture – Planning Commission Alternative: What’s on offer?

The decision of the NDA government to scrap Planning commission and bring in its place an alternative body, has received mixed responses. The meeting of Chief Ministers and Lt. Governors of various states called by the PM did not see a consensus on the issue. Everybody was divided on political line. It is a classic …

India: Industrial Policy, Liberalization and Impact

    Syllabus mentions – Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth. Table of Content Introduction Why industrial policy? Arguments against industrial policy Common instruments of Industrial Policy Evolution and Changes in Industrial Policy in India   Introduction One of the most important tasks of the …

[UPSC Mains – 2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 10 December 2014

  ARCHIVES 10 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Examine the factors that have helped China to become world leader in production of energy from renewable sources. In your opinion, what lessons can India learn from Chinese? Discuss. The Hindu 2) Do you think the recent defence pact signed between …