Economic Development and Policy in India

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-416-6

Student Price : Rs.275

Student Dollar Price : 11$

Book Edition : Forth

Year of Publication : 2014

No. Of Pages : 500

Book Weight :0

About The Book

This book `Economic Development and Policy in India` meant for B. Com and B. A. (Programme) Third Year students of University of Delhi. In addition to carrying out substantial and comprehensive revision of all chapters of the previous editions in the light of the new material that has become available over the period of the last year, we hae introduced two new chapters in this editions-Chapter 8 on `Poverty in Inida` and chapter 24 on `Industrial Development Since Independence`. In accordance with the requirements of the syllabus, the entire book is divided into two sections : Section A pertaining to `Issues in Development and Planning with reference to India` and Section B covering the `Sectoral Aspects of the Indian Economy`

Book Content of Economic Development and Policy in India

 

      Chapter

SECTION A : ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT AND PLANNING WITH REFERENCE TO INDIA

  1. Economic Growth and Development
  2. Characteristics of Underdeveloped Countries with Special Reference to India
  3. Factors in Development : Capital Formation
  4. Factors in Development : Role of Technology, Institutional Factors and Sustainability
  5. Population and Economic Development
  6. Occupational Structure and Urbanisation
  7. Employment and Unemployment in India
    Employment Trends
  8. Poverty in India
  9. Economic Planning in India-Features and Objectives
  10. Saving and Investment
  11. Mobilisation of Internal and External Finance
  12. Assessment of Indian Planning
  13. New Economic Policy
  14. Eleventh Five Year Plan
  15. Centre-State Financial Relations

    SECTION B : SECTORAL ASPECTS OF THE INDIAN ECONOMY

  16. Agriculture in India`s Economy
  17. Agricultural Production and Productivity Trends
  18. Land Reforms
  19. Green Revolution and its Aftermath
  20. Agricultural Credit
  21. Agricultural Marketing
  22. Agricultural Prices and Agricultural Price Policy
  23. Agricultural Labour
  24. Industrial Development Since Independence
  25. Industrial Policy

About The Author

S. K. Misra is a Reader in Economics in Hindu College, Delhi University and has a teaching experience spanning four decades.

 V.K. Puri is a Reader in Economics in Shyam Lal College, Delhi University and has a teaching experience of almost three decades. They have co-authored some very popular and widely acclaimed textbooks. These include Indian Economy (currently running in sixteenth edition), Bharatiya Arthavyavastha (the Hindi version of the above book currently running in tenth edition), Economics of Development and Planning (currently running in seventh edition). Microeconomics: Theory and Applications Part I and II (currently running in second edition). Modern Microeconomics and Modern Macroeconomic Theory.

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