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Gauhati University Question Papers:ECONOMICS (General) (May-June’ 2013)


Gauhati University Question Papers
ECONOMICS (May-June’ 2013)
(General)
Full Marks: 80
Time Allowed: 3 hours
Answer either in English or Assamese
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
1. Answer the following as questions:                                    1x10=10

a)      What is the present sector wise National Income composition in India?
b)      What is the present position of Assam in National Income, India?
c)       What is State Domestic Product?
d)      Mention two important features of agricultural sector in Assam.
e)      What are two major crops produced in North-East?
f)       What do you mean by localization of industries?
g)      Mention two major challenges of tea industries in Assam.
h)      Write two important demographic features of Assam.
i)        Assam is economically backward compare to other States in India. Give reasons.
j)        What is power subsidy?
2. Answer the following:                                               2x5=10
a)      Highlight the major problems of agriculture in India.
b)      Write two causes of over concentration of industries into some particular regions in India.
c)       Write two important reasons of bad transportation system in Assam.
d)      What are the important features of land ownership system in Assam?
e)      How is land reform important to agricultural production?
3. Answer any four questions:                                   5x4=20
a)      What is the importance of service sector in present economy of India?
b)      Describe the role of agricultural sector in the economic development of India.
c)       Why is the impact of Green Revolution not seen in all the States in India?
d)      Give a note on the scope of industrial development in North-East.
e)      Discuss the trend and composition of occupational distribution in Assam.
f)       How is power subsidy effective in economic development?
4. Answer any four questions:                                   10x4=40
a)      What are the different land ownership systems in India? How is land reform reflected in agricultural production?
b)      Do you feel that a second round of Green Revolution is necessary for the North-Eastern States? Mention the reasons.
c)       What are the major drawbacks of power sector in Assam? How is it related to overall slow economic development?
d)      Compare the prospect of road transport and railway in Assam from the utility point of view.
e)      What are the important strategies taken for industrial development in India after economic reforms?
f)       What do you mean by disinvestment of industries in India? Write two reasons in favour of disinvestment policies in India.
g)      Give an account of natural resources of Assam. How can it be helpful for economic development of the states?

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