Archives: July, 2022
Financial stability is generally the domain of monetary authority; however, the fiscal policy of the government has the potential to either facilitate or undermine it. Analyze in the context of India.
Financial stability in a broader sense means keeping the macro economic fundamentals stable i.e, Inflation, interest rates, liquidity, etc. Monetary policy refers to tools used by the RBI to maintain ..
It has been suggested that large corporate and industrial houses should be allowed to act as promoters of banks. Critically analyze.
Historically, RBI has not been very liberal in providing banking licenses to private players. The last ones to get the licenses were IDBI and Bandhan Bank, which too for specific ..
There has been a recent focus of government on the MSME sector and many initiatives have been launched for this sector, however, the MSME sector still suffers from many bottlenecks. In this context, discuss the hurdles, opportunities, and measures for the MSME sector.
MSME sector in India contributes to 30% of GDP & 45% of merchandise exports. Recent steps taken for the development of MSMEs: Same treatment for manufacturing and service sector MSMEs. ..
Economic inequality in India is on rise. What are its consequences and the reasons behind it? Discuss.
India’s Gini coefficient value hovers around 0.9 on the Lorenz curve, where the value 1 is perfect inequality and 0 is perfect equality. Inequality has both vertical and horizontal dimensions. ..
India needs to move from an annual budget cycle to a medium-term fiscal framework for the economic and political sustainability of fiscal policy. Discuss.
The budget cycle in India corresponds with the annual financial cycle which gives estimates of expenditure & receipts of the government finances. Along with the budget, the FRBM Act, 2003 ..
India has a long coastline and many large navigable rivers, still, India has not harnessed its potential and there is no significant shift from rail and road to waterways. Discuss.
A total of approximately 14% of GDP is spent on logistics in India. Waterways share a mere 6% of freight movement, while roads share 60% and railways about 30%. In ..
India’s rural livelihood can be significantly enhanced by giving women, access to & control of rural land. In this context, Identify the challenges in giving women land rights. Discuss the measures to tackle the problem.
65% of agricultural labour in India are women, also 75% of the total rural workforce are women. Despite their contribution, only 12% of women in rural India have ownership rights ..
Highlight the potential and challenges of the dairy industry sector in India. Suggest measures to overcome the challenges.
India is the largest producer of milk with its largest population of bovines and the second largest population of cattle and one of the largest populations of goats, camels, and ..
India is in dire need of climate-resilient farming. Discuss, and also identify the measures to achieve it.
Climate resilient agriculture refers to such crops and farming methods that are relatively more resilient to fluctuations in climate. This resilience can be in the form of a crop that ..
Multiple problems that are present in the agri-market system in India are created by the excessive intervention of the state itself. Discuss.
The state has always been a dominant player in agriculture marketing in India, as the country is agriculture-dependent & is guided by socialist tendencies. State’s intervention is present in production, ..