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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Paper 5 - Economic and Social Development

Indian Agriculture and Industry
Syllabus - 
Role of agriculture in Indian economic development-interrelationship between agriculture, industry and service sectors. Problems of Agriculture : Land Reform, Soil fertility, Credit Supply- National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD), Farm Subsidies and Minimum Support prices etc. Public distribution system : Objectives, functioning and Issue of Food Security. Industrial Growth and Structure – Public, Private and Joint Sectors, Industrial sickness. Importance of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), PPP Model of Economic Development. Role of foreign capital and Multi National Corporations (MNCs) in industrial development.

Definitions of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises
http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/ssiindia/defination_msme.htm (MSME Act, 2006)

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (KVI Commission, Coir Board)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ministry_of_Micro,_Small_and_Medium_Enterprises (intro)

National Small Industries Corporation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Small_Industries_Corporation

Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in India (An Overview, nice one)
http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/ssiindia/MSME_OVERVIEW09.pdf

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI Act, 1989 ; set up in 2 April, 1990)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Small_Industries_Development_Bank_of_India

Budget 2015: What’s in it for MSMEs?
http://www.moneycontrol.com/sme-stepup/news/budget_2015_whats_in_it_for_msmes-1317923.html

Credit Link Capital Subsidy Scheme (for technology upgradtion, 2005; providing 15% capital subsidy)
http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/schemes/Credit_link_Scheme.htm

Farm Subsidies and Minimum Support prices etc. Public distribution system : Objectives, functioning and Issue of Food Security
https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-vITNr-gB79a2ZlWUs4Ym5NU28&usp=sharing (Row -1; col - 5)






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