CSE Main CP 3 General Studies Paper 2 Economy and Technology

Study material on Budget 2017    

1.  Budget 2017 at a glance and in graphic

2.  Original pdf. downloaded from Ministry of Finance website as relevant

Key features of budget 2017bh1.        Overview and Progress on Financial Inclusion


Outcome Budget E2017_2018,          

frbm1 Macro economic statement and Financial policy 2018


Study material

  1. Paper 4.1 Economic Development CSE Main 2018
  2. International Relations CSE 2018.
  3. Paper 1.10 Impact of liberalisation up to March 2017.
  4. Economic Reforms 1991 and Ease of Doing Business 2017.
  5. F 1 Short Notes for CSE Mains 2016                 For subsequent updates see Current Affairs
  6. F 2 Short Notes for CSE mains 2016
  7. CSE  Main  P4 Agriculture and Land Reforms Topics 6 to 12
  8. P4 CSE Main Agriculture  Part 2
  9. CSE Main Paper 3.2 Social Justice
  10. Compulsory papers 3 and 4 Poverty Issues and Inclusive growth 2018
  11.  Paper 4.3 Bio-diversity
  12. Technology Security CSE Main 2018 Part 1
  13. Technology and Security Part 2 2018
  14. CSE Main Paper 4.2 Technology short notes

  15. CSE Main Paper 4.11 Infrastructure Development up to March 2017
  16. CSE Main Paper 1.10 Impact of liberalisation up to March 2017
  17. CSE Main Paper 4 Economic Development up to March 2017
  18. Budget 2016 charts, analysis and income tax
  19. 25 years of Reforms.at a glance pdf
  20. Direct B Transfer at a glance
  21. F-3 Short Notes compulsory-papers events up to October 2016

Syllabus for CSE(Main)

Compulsory  Paper 4            Grouping  of topics for Study Material

A. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT     Study material  for all topics is placed above

F1   1 to 3  Budgeting , planning and mobilization

  1. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning,
  2. mobilization of resources,
  3. Government Budgeting

Topics    4 and 5 Inclusive growth

  1. Growth, development and employment.
  2. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.

Topics 6 to 12.  Agriculture and Land Reform

  1. Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country,
  2. Different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage,
  3. Transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints;  Economics of animal-rearing.
  4. Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
  5. Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices;
  6. Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security;
  7. Land reforms in India.

Topics 13 to 15 Infrastructure and Investment

  1. Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  2. Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  3. Investment models.

  4. B.   Technology                   

    1. 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.
    2. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
    3. Technology missions;
    4. e-technology in the aid of farmers,

    1. BIO-DIVERSITY  ENVIRONMENT
      1.   STUDY MATERIAL  Bio-diversity
    2. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment Disaster and disaster management.

    1. SECURITY AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT
    2. Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
    3. Role of external state and non state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
    4. Challenges to internal security through communication networks,
    5. role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges,
    6. basics of cyber security;
    7. money-laundering and its prevention
    8. Security challenges and their management in border areas;
    9. linkages of organized crime with terrorism
    10. Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate