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Gauhati University Question Papers:ECONOMICS (General) (May-June’ 2014)


Gauhati University Question Papers
ECONOMICS (May-June’ 2014)
(General)
(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)      What is the present place of tertiary sector or service sector in national income composition in India?
b)      What is the present position of Assam in per capital income of India?
c)       What is State domestic product?
d)      Why is agriculture called as primary sector?
e)      Mention two important challenges of agriculture in Assam.
f)       Mention two major crops of Assam.
g)      Give two causes of low agricultural productivity in North-East India.
h)      What is the relation between productivity and ecological imbalance?
i)        Mention the name of two non-renewable energy sources of Assam.
j)        Write the name of land tenure systems in India.
2. Answer the following questions:                                          2x5=10
a)      Mention the main remedial measures to raise agricultural productivity in India.
b)      Mention the various sources of agricultural credit in India.
c)       Write two remedial measures for improvement of agricultural marketing in Assam.
d)      State two reasons of unbalanced localization of industries in India.
e)      Explain the role of industries in economic development of North-East.
3. Answer any four questions:                                                   5x4=20
a)      Explain the reasons of changing sectoral composition of national income in India after liberalization of economy.
b)      Explain the necessity of reforms of land tenure system to raise the agricultural productivity in India.
c)       What are the important drawbacks of road transportation in North-East?
d)      What are the difficulties of railway transport expansion in North-East India?
e)      Disinvestment policy will solve the problem of public sector enterprises in India. Explain.
f)       Explain the importance of non-institutional sources for agricultural credit in India.
4. Answer any four questions:                                                   10x4=40
a)      Explain the features of agriculture in Assam. Do you think that the Second Green Revolution is necessary for North-East to raise the agricultural production?
b)      Explain the various problems of industrialization in India. Do you think that wrong industrial policy is one of the important causes of low industrialization?
c)       What are the causes of high population growth in India? Do you think that population explosion can be cause of low economic development?
d)      Explain the role of natural resources in economic development. Do you think that excessive use of natural resources is good for the development?
e)      What are the different weaknesses of road transport in Assam? Give some suggestions to improve the road communication in North-East.
f)       Explain the trend and composition of national income in India after economic liberalization.
g)      What are the major drawbacks of power sector in Assam? How is it related to overall slow economic development?

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