Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Dibrugarh University (BA - 4th Semester) Question Papers - Economics General (May' 2015)

Course: 401
(Issues of Indian Economy)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Answer the following questions: 1x8=8
  1. What is the sex ratio in India according to 2011 Census?
  2. Write down one primary objective of Twelfth Five-Year Plan.
  3. What is the poverty ratio of India as per the Tendulkar Committee Report?
  4. In which sector disguised unemployment is associated?
  5. What is the primary function of NABARD?
  6. In which plan JRY was introduced?
  7. Give a suggestion to control the rapidly growing population in Assam.
  8. What is the position of India in case of Foreign Direct Investment receipt?
2. Write short notes on any four (within 150 words each): 4x4=16
  1. Green Revolution.
  2. IAY.
  3. Information Technology.
  4. Shifting Cultivation.
  5. Regional Disparities.
Answer the following questions (within 500 words each):
3. (a) Discuss the major features of Indian economy with special reference to Assam. 12
(b) Analyze the features of population growth in India during the decade 2001 – 2011. Do you think that high rate of growth of population is one of the factors of unemployment problem in Assam?
4. (a) Discuss the major reasons behind low productivity of Indian agriculture. Also suggest some measures to improve the productivity of Indian agriculture. 7+4=11
(b) Citing the problems of agricultural marketing in Assam, discuss the steps taken by the Government in recent years to tackle the same. 11
5. (a) Explain the role of public sector in the Indian economy and mention the major problems of public sector enterprises in India. 6+5=11
(b) Discuss the problems faced by the service sector in India. Suggest some measures to solve these problems. 6+5=11
6. (a) Critically examine the trends of trade and commerce in Assam since independence. 11
(b) Explain the prospects of border trade and neighbouring countries in Assam.
7. (a) Discuss how the formation of National Institute of Transparency instead of Planning Commission will help Government of India to formulate Five-year Plans. 11
(b) What is globalization? Critically discuss the impacts of globalization on Indian economy.