General Studies-III Mains Study Material

GS-III: Target 2017 Worksheet

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GS-III: Target 2016 Documents

Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and Employment.
Inclusive growth and issues arising from it
  • This topic is to be covered in CGS documents.
Government Budgeting
Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers. Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing. Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream an downstream requirements, supply chain management.
Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices
  • This document is yet to be provided.
Land reforms in India.
Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
Investment models
Linkages between development and spread of extremism. Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security. Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention. Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate
Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
  • Current S&T Issues and Developments
Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. Disaster and disaster management.

Economic Budget, Survey and Government Schemes