India’s Century – Achieving sustainable, inclusive growth’ initiative

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Indian Economy/ Governance   Source: Live Mint  Direction: It is a beautiful report with recommendations across various sectors. One can go through the summary of the report. The major point of the summary has been highlighted. However, be selective and take only a few recommendations that you may write in the …

What the Vande Bharat train says about the lopsided priorities of Indian modernity

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Infrastructure   Source: The Indian Express  Context:  With the latest edition of the Vande Bharat train, India made a huge leap into the future of mass transportation. However, it has also raised questions, as the poor may not be able to afford these trains.   Examples of skewed priorities of new …

Inclusive growth, or rather the lack of it, has become a recurring theme in political discourses. Political economy forces on the demand and supply side have weakened redistribution over time and contributed to a new wave of populism. Analyse.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5. Inclusive growth, or rather the lack of it, has become a recurring theme in political discourses. Political economy forces on the demand and supply side have weakened redistribution over time and contributed to a new wave of populism. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The …

Post COVID-19, the normalisation of the Indian economy has now been disturbed by the ongoing geopolitical uncertainties. Suggest steps India must take in order to achieve its growth objectives. (250 words)

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 4. Post COVID-19, the normalisation of the Indian economy has now been disturbed by the ongoing geopolitical uncertainties. Suggest steps India must take in order to achieve its growth objectives. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: the Hindu   Why the question: On February 28, 2022, the …

Microfinance can facilitate the achievement of national policies that target poverty reduction, empowerment of women, assisting vulnerable groups, and improving standards of living. Elucidate.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 3. Microfinance can facilitate the achievement of national policies that target poverty reduction, empowerment of women, assisting vulnerable groups, and improving standards of living. Elucidate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday allowed microfinance institutions …

The economic ravages of the pandemic have had an uneven impact on different socio-economic groups and needs immediate measures to rectify the same. Comment.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 6. The economic ravages of the pandemic have had an uneven impact on different socio-economic groups and needs immediate measures to rectify the same. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: There has been great chatter about a V-shaped recovery for quite …

The challenge of policymakers is to delicately balance the Inflation rate such that it is neither too high nor too low for a steady economy with optimum growth while creating demand. Analyse.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 4. The challenge of policymakers is to delicately balance the Inflation rate such that it is neither too high nor too low for a steady economy with optimum growth while creating demand. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The latest data …

What do you understand by inclusive growth? What are the major impediments to inclusive growth and how can they be overcome in the current scenario? Explain.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5. What do you understand by inclusive growth? What are the major impediments to inclusive growth and how can they be overcome in the current scenario? Explain. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu, Insights on India Key Demand of the question: To explain about inclusive growth, …

FDI might be one of the important sources and forces behind the economic development of India but it is not the sole solution for its socio-economic issues. Comment.

Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 4. FDI might be one of the important sources and forces behind the economic development of India but it is not the sole solution for its socio-economic issues. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: Indian foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows crossed …