(a) Explain the factors responsible for the fall in the
incidence of poverty in India.
(b) India's concern with poverty alleviation has mostly remained at the
rhetorical level. Explain.
(a) What is the relationship between development and
(b) What are the measures undertaken by the government to prevent environment
(a) India's organized manufacturing sector has jobless growth
which is a matter of serious concern. Do you agree? Discuss.
(b) Suggest suitable policy for employment generation in India.
(a) Discuss the problems faced by the public sector in India.
(b) Explain the policy measures adopted by the government in the area of
Examine the role of caste in Indian society and polity. (b)
What is the impact of casteism on Indian political system?
(a) Explain the terms current account, capital account in
India's balance of payments and bring out their significance.
(b) Discuss the policies adopted by the government to attract foreign direct
investment in India.
(a) Discuss the important issues of .concern to developing
countries like India, arising out of WTO agreement.
(b) Critically examine how trade blocs create obstacles to free international
(a) Examine the nature of fiscal crisis which has emerged in
India in recent times.
(b) In the background of economic crisis, there is a need to consider the
policies to promote banking system. Do you agree? Substantiate your view point.
(a) ‘Human development level in India is low because of
inadequate spending on education and health. ‘Comment.
(b) State measures adopted by the Government to promote human development in
Write short notes on any two of the following:-
(a) Globalization and changing status of women.
(b) SEZ: Boom or Bane.
(c) Coalition government and governance in India.
(d) Role of MNCs.