Development Policy

Regional Disparity in India

December 11, 2015

‘Unity in diversity’ is a fundamental characteristic of India. The growth pattern of Indian Economy has reflected in various dimensions of social, economic, political, geographical, religious, cultural and linguistic diversities. Reasons for Disparity Natural Resources Most important reason for regional disparity is that India’s different regions are...

Inclusive growth and issues arising from it

December 11, 2015

Inclusive growth has been defined differently by different organizations and scholars. The dictionary meaning of the term “inclusive” is “comprehensive”, “including all extremes” and “not excluding any section of the society”. UNDP has defined inclusive growth as “the process and the outcome where all groups of people...

Capital Formation in Economic Development

December 11, 2015

Development of a nation without the availability of adequate capital either in the form of physical capital or in the form of human capital is not possible. The higher the rate of capital formation (physical as well as human), the faster is the pace of economic growth....

Underdevelopment: Concept and Meaning

December 11, 2015

World Development Report categorizes economies on the basis of income in three categories viz. high income, middle income and low income economies. Usually, high income countries are known as developed / advanced economies while low income countries are known as underdeveloped economies. Developed or advanced economies are...

Concept of Sustainable Development

December 11, 2015

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. Thus, it takes into account both the present and future generations without over exploitation of natural resources and environmental degradation. Features of Sustainable Development:...

Economic Growth and Economic Development

December 11, 2015

Economic Growth and Economic Development are central to developed as well as developing economies. Classical thinkers such as Adam Smith, Karl Marx examined the problem of economic development as early as 18th century. However, the study of economic growth and development as a specialized study started during...

Economic inequality in India

December 11, 2015

Economic inequality is a hindrance to the process of growth and development in India. Even though there is an economic growth in India, it is not able to reduce the growing inequalities of the Indian society. Our development strategies failed to reduce the extent of regional and...

Current Issues in Labour Reforms in India

May 2, 2015

“Reform of the labour law is vital for the revival of manufacturing sector in India, without which the Make in India campaign is doomed to fail.” Discuss critically.

Current Issues with Industrial Disputes Act (1947)

May 2, 2015

To what extent the Chapter V-B of the industrial disputes act is responsible for anomalies in the manufacturing sector in India. Discuss.

Challenges to Skill Development in India

May 2, 2015

By 2022, India will have the maximum number of working age population in the world; however, skilling has been a roadblock to reap this opportunity. What are the reasons and what can be done to bridge the skilling gap in the country? Discuss.

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