Explain the concept of open market operations (OMO) in order to manage liquidity and financial conditions in the country. What is its impact on various macroeconomic parameters?

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. Explain the concept of open market operations (OMO) in order to manage liquidity and financial conditions in the country. What is its impact on various macroeconomic parameters? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: …

Given the current situation, for a developing country like India, what should be the primary objective of monetary policy – accelerate growth or price stability? Critically examine.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. Given the current situation, for a developing country like India, what should be the primary objective of monetary policy – accelerate growth or price stability? Critically examine.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India Why the question: …

Elaborate upon the various qualitative tools available with the RBI to accelerate growth and stability by controlling the credit supply in the economy.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. Elaborate upon the various qualitative tools available with the RBI to accelerate growth and stability by controlling the credit supply in the economy. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part …

Examine the impact of RBI’s various quantitative instruments of credit control on achieving the objectives of monetary policy.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. Examine the impact of RBI’s various quantitative instruments of credit control on achieving the objectives of monetary policy.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of …

Explain the concept of open market operations (OMO). What is its impact on various macroeconomic parameters?

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. Explain the concept of open market operations (OMO). What is its impact on various macroeconomic parameters? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies …

Elaborate upon the functions of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Why is RBI known as the ‘lender of the last resort’?

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. Elaborate upon the functions of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Why is RBI known as the ‘lender of the last resort’? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the …

Examine the factors as to why Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) monetary policy committee, maintained status quo on benchmark interest rates. Do you think this is a right move?

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. Examine the factors as to why Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) monetary policy committee, maintained status quo on benchmark interest rates. Do you think this is a right move? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu , Indian Express …

SANSAD TV: PERSPECTIVE- THE CRYPTOCURRENCY DEBATE

Introduction: According to the Global Financial Stability Report published by the International Monetary Fund, the popularity of crypto assets is growing. The market value of crypto assets surpassed $2.5 trillion in early May before falling 40% and then recovering to $2.1 trillion by September 2021. This report also brings to light the risks associated with …

Insights into Editorial: RBI is right, need to move with caution on cryptocurrencies

    Context: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor is absolutely right in saying we need some more debate and discussion before cryptocurrencies are adopted in India. Prime Minister warned that bitcoin presents a risk to younger generations, sounding a hawkish tone as his government prepares to introduce legislation to regulate cryptocurrencies. PM Modi framed …

Overseas settlement of G-sec deals on anvil: Das

GS Paper 3 Topics covered: Indian economy- issues related to growth and planning   Context: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is planning to enable international settlement of transactions in government securities (G-secs) through International Central Securities Depositories (ICSDs) More on the news This proposal would expand the investor base for the G-secs market Once …

Insights into Editorial: Pitfalls of RBI continuing to prioritise economic growth over inflation

  Context: Recently, India’s central bank released several key documents that further shed light on the challenges faced by the Indian economy as well as the RBI (as the authority regulating the monetary policy of the country). Many recall the key dilemma facing the RBI in the recent past has been the sharp trade-off between …

Insights into Editorial: What is the problem that monetisation is trying to solve?

Context: Recently, finance minister said that she is keeping her options open on monetisation of the deficit by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). How the government and the RBI decide on this will have significant implications for India’s economic prospects in the short-term, and indeed in the long-term. The International Monetary Fund has christened …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 24, 2014

ARCHIVES January 24, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES POVERTY ESTIMATION & INDICATORS (Continued from yesterday’s post) OBJECTIVES OF POVERTY ESTIMATION To build awareness on poverty and to keep it in the agenda of discourse; To design policies, programs and institution to alleviate poverty To monitor and evaluate these policies, programs and institutions that are associated …