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Gauhati University Question Papers:ECONOMICS (General) (May-June’ 2015)

Gauhati University Question Papers
ECONOMICS (May-June’ 2015)
(Indian Economy with Issues of North-East)
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)      Mention two major crops of Assam.
b)      How land reform is related to Green Revolution?
c)       Give two reasons of industrial backwardness in North-East.
d)      What is State domestic product?
e)      Write two important demographic features of Assam.
f)       Mention two important problems of tea industry in Assam.
g)      Give two reasons in favour of disinvestment policy of PSU in India.
h)      Why is per capita income of North-East low compare to other States of India?
i)        What are the prospects of inland water transport in Assam?
j)        What are the land ownership systems available in India?
2. Answer the following questions:                                          2x5=10
a)      Mention two reasons for unbalanced localization of industrial growth in India.
b)      Give two arguments in favour of private participation in road transport in India.
c)       Do you think that transport bottleneck is a cause of economic backwardness in North-East? Give reasons.
d)      Mention the problems of rural electrification in India.
e)      Give reasons for lower capacity utilization of Indian industry.
3. Answer any four questions:                                   5x4=20
a)      Give a brief idea of scope of industrial growth in North-East.
b)      How land reform is beneficial for agricultural development in India?
c)       Discuss about the various sources of industrial finance in India.
d)      How is power subsidy effective for industrial growth in North-East?
e)      Give arguments in favour of big river dam project to fulfill the power necessity of North-East.
f)       Write the reasons behind the unequal economic development of different regions in India.
4. Answer any four questions:                                   10x4=40
a)      Discuss the changing pattern of sectoral contribution of national income in India after economic reform.
b)      What is service sector? Explain the importance of service sector in present Indian economy.
c)       Discuss the various problems of agricultural development in India. Give some suitable remedies.
d)      Discuss the various bottlenecks of growth of tea industry in Assam.
e)      North-Eastern States are remaining economically backward compare to other States of India in spite of having sufficient natural resource. Discuss.
f)       Discuss about the various institutional and non-institutional finance sources in Indian agricultural credit.


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