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LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034
LOYOLA COLLEGE (AUTONOMOUS), CHENNAI – 600 034
B.A. DEGREE EXAMINATION – ECONOMICS
FIRST SEMESTER – APRIL 2012
EC 1501 - INDIAN ECONOMY - I
Date : 02-05-2012
Time : 1:00 - 4:00
Dept. No.
Max. : 100 Marks
PART – A
Answer any FIVE questions not exceeding 75 words each:
(5 x 4 = 20)
1. State the methods available to estimate inequalities of income.
2. How is the growth rate of population calculated?
3. What are the components of new agricultural strategy?
4. List the factors affecting cropping pattern in India.
5. What are the sources of agricultural finance?
6. Give the meaning of cooperative farming.
7. What do you understand by Public Distribution System?
PART – B
Answer any FOUR questions not exceeding 250 words each:
(4 x 10 = 40)
8. Analyse the age composition of India’s population according to 2011 Census.
9. Bring out the changes in the sectoral composition of India’s national income.
10. Discuss the achievements of the new agricultural strategy.
11. What are the causes for small size of land holdings in India?
12. Discuss the role of Regional Rural Banks in agricultural funding.
13. Write a note on rural cooperative credit societies.
14. Explain the concept of food security.
PART- C
Answer any TWO questions not exceeding 900 words each:
15. Explain the major development issues in India.
16. Give an appraisal of land reform programme in India.
17. Write a detailed note on regulated markets.
18. Evaluate the Food Policy of the Government of India.
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(2 x 20 = 40)
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