DMPQ-Throw light on the main provisions of Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Act, 2020.

A Farming Agreement under the Act is a written agreement between the farmer/Farmer Producer Organisation (FPO) and sponsor (the person purchasing the farming produce) in respect of any farming produce. Under the Act verbal agreements are not recognized. When a sharecropper is involved in the agreement, he may be made responsible for receiving and using … Read more

DMPQ-. Write a short note on Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2020).

 While India has become surplus in most Agri-commodities, farmers have been unable to get better prices due to lack of investment in cold storage, warehouses, processing and export as the entrepreneurial spirit gets dampened due to Essential Commodities Act. Farmers suffer huge losses when there are bumper harvests, especially of perishable commodities. The legislation will … Read more

DMPQ-. Write an essay on the economic consequences of migration.

. A major benefit for the source region is the remittance sent by migrants. Remittances from the international migrants are one of the major sources of foreign exchange. In 2002, India received US$ 11 billion as remittances from international migrants. Punjab, Kerala and Tamil Nadu receive very significant amount from their international migrants. The amount … Read more

DMPQ-. Explain the implications of bringing Digital media and Over–The-Top (OTT) platforms under the ambit of ministry of information and broadcasting.

.  The government of India has brought digital audio-visual content, including films and web shows on over-the-top (OTT) streaming platforms, as well as news and current affairs on online platforms under the ambit of the ministry of information and broadcasting, in a move that media experts say could have far reaching effects on creative expression … Read more

DMPQ-What is production linked incentive (PLI)? Also mention the important features of the scheme.

The domestic electronics hardware manufacturing sector faces lack of a level playing field vis-à-vis competing nations. The sector suffers disability of around 8.5% to 11% on account of lack of adequate infrastructure, domestic supply chain and logistics; high cost of finance; inadequate availability of quality power; limited design capabilities and focus on R&D by the … Read more

DMPQ-Throw light on the major characteristics of Data centre policy 2020.

India is witnessing a transition from an emerging to a developed market economy and digital is slated to play a key role in this journey. Digital is not only catalysing economic growth across all sectors and sub-sectors, but also forms the bedrock for providing better services to citizens, enabling social and financial inclusion, enhancing productivity … Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss India’s response to 2008 financial crisis.

The global crisis took its toll on the US and Europe leading to a contraction of their output, but did not enter the recessionary phase, which is continuous contraction of output more than two quarters. However, the fears of recession haunted both the US and Europe . More than the contraction of output , a … Read more

DMPQ-. Throw light on the major provisions of Foreign contribution (Regulation) amendment act 2020.

. The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2020 was introduced in Lok Sabha on September 20, 2020.  The Bill amends the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010.  The Act regulates the acceptance and utilisation of foreign contribution by individuals, associations and companies.  Foreign contribution is the donation or transfer of any currency, security or article (of … Read more

DMPQ-Throw light on the key findings of world bank’s report “Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020: Reversals of Fortune”.

. Poverty and Shared Prosperity 2020: Reversals of Fortune provides new data and analysis on the causes and consequences of this reversal and identifies policy principles countries can use to counter it. The report presents new estimates of COVID-19’s impacts on global poverty and inequality. Harnessing fresh data from frontline surveys and economic  simulations,  it  … Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss the key findings of annual status of education report 2020.

Recent global estimates suggest that school closures, unequal access to technology-based educational inputs used for remote learning, and other related disruptions due to the pandemic are likely to result in ‘learning loss’ and higher dropout rates, aggravating existing equity gaps in education among other consequences. In India, numerous studies have been done on the impact … Read more

DMPQ-Write an essay on new international economic order.

The non-aligned countries were more than merely mediators during the Cold War. The challenge for most of the non-aligned countries — a majority of them were categorised as the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) — was to be more developed economically and to lift their people out of poverty. Economic development was also vital for the … Read more

NEAT

Ministry of Human Resource Development has announced a new PPP Scheme, NationalEducational Alliance for Technology (NEAT) for using technology for better learning outcomes in Higher Education. The objective is to use Artificial Intelligence to make learning more personalised and customised as per the requirements of the learner. This requires development of technologies in Adaptive Learning … Read more

what is financial inclusion? Discuss the major challanges to fiancial inclusion? (ECONOMY)

Financial Inclusion can be defined as the delivery of banking services at an affordable     cost especially to the marginalized section of society.  The essential feature of financial       inclusion is to ensure accessibility of financial services like bank accounts, low cost           credit, insurance facilities etc.                 Challanges to financial inclusion: Lack of financial … Read more

The Great Decoupling

In terms of economic relations, the U.S. and China have been coupling up for decades. So much so that they became the biggest trading partners on the planet starting in 2014. Now, amid trade and technology wars, a pandemic and strained diplomatic relations, the world’s two largest economies appear bound for a seismic “decoupling.”                 … Read more

Write short note on: o Project 75I o Project 28

Project 75I: The Indian Navy’s Project 75I (P75I) Scorpene submarine development for six latest-generation attack boats is expected to be completed by 2022. The P75I Scorpene class diesel-electric / air-independent propulsion (AIP) submarines are based on the Scorpene class submarines, which were designed by French naval shipbuilding firm DCNS in partnership with Spanish shipbuilding firm … Read more

Pradhan mantriKisan man dhan yojana.

Objective: Government has launched the Pradhan Mantri KisanMaanDhanYojana (PM-KMY) on 12.9.2019 with a view to provide social security to Small and Marginal Farmers in their old age when they have no means of livelihood and minimal or no savings to take care of their expenses. Benefits: Under this scheme, a minimum fixed pension of Rs.3,000/- … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss the role of e-governance in India’s rural development.

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) play a key role in development & Economic growth of Rural India. Political, Cultural, Socio-economic Developmental & Behavioral decisions today rests on the ability to access, gather, analyze and utilize Information and Knowledge. ICT is the conduits that transmit information and knowledge to individual to widen their choices for Economic … Read more

DMPQ- Write a short essay on followings: (A) Revenue Expenditure (B) Rolling plan (C) Round Tripping

Revenue Expenditure Broadly the expenditure which does not result in creation of assets for Government of India is treated as revenue expenditure. An expenditure that neither creates assets nor  reduces a liability is categorized as revenue expenditure. Revenue expenditure is for the normal running of Government departments and various services, interest payments on debt, subsidies, … Read more

DMPQ- Explain the concept of capital account convertibility. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of full capital account convertibility.

. Capital Account Convertibility is a feature of a nation’s financial  regime that centers on the ability to conduct transactions of local financial assets (money, stocks, bonds,  real estate, FDI, FII, account receivable, inventory etc) into foreign financial assets freely and at market  determined exchange rates. In layman’s terms, full capital account convertibility allows local … Read more

DMPQ- Briefly discuss the concept of Base erosion and profit shifting.

. It refers to the effect of tax avoidance strategies used by  multinational corporations on countries’ tax basis. The term was used for the first time by OECD. In an  increasingly interconnected world, national tax laws have not kept pace with global corporations, fluid  capital, and the digital economy, leaving gaps that can be exploited … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss the biggest obstacles hindering regional trading .

. The first and foremost issue is defining the ‘sensitive list’, or a negative list which would not be open to trade,  those product lines on whom tariffs would not be reduced. This is also referred as trading  to a negative list, which means trading in goods, other than those in the negative list. Very  … Read more

DMPQ- . Throw light on the implications of rupee depreciation on Indian economy.

. First, India’s imports comprises of essentials such as crude petroleum, machineries and  fertilizers which become expensive raising their prices facilitating ‘import’ of inflation.  India is very susceptible to a stubborn and sticky inflation. It hurts the masses in terms of  across the board higher prices. All imports become expensive including raw materials, goods and … Read more

DMPQ- Trace India’s progress towards market exchange rate.

Managed float regime is the current international financial environment in which exchange rates fluctuate from day to day, but central banks attempt to influence their countries’ exchange rates by buying and selling currencies. It is also known as a dirty float. India’s exchange rate policy has evolved over time in line with the gradual opening … Read more

DMPQ-. Explain the routes of foreign direct investment in organized retail sector. Also mention the benefits of FDI in retail sector.

. Foreign Direct Investment in organized retail is yet another area shrouded in controversy.  What is organized retail? Let us define retail first, it is household requirement of the people  comprising of food and grocery, clothing, convenience, consumer goods, etc. Secondly,  organized retailing is selling of these household commonly used goods to the people  directly, … Read more

DMPQ- Explain the mission and objectives of India’s Intellectual property rights(IPR) policy 2016.

The National IPR Policy is a vision document that aims to create and exploit synergies  between all forms of intellectual property (IP), concerned statutes and agencies. It sets in  place an institutional mechanism for implementation, monitoring and review. Mission Statement Stimulate a dynamic, vibrant and balanced intellectual property rights system in India to: foster creativity … Read more

DMPQ- What is the role of SEBI (Securities exchange beuro of India) in order to regulate Capital market of India ?

All such issuances in terms of quantum to be raised, pricing is left to the company,  however, regulated by the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) which has the  following objectives: To ensure that all companies accessing the primary market are making complete disclosures about their company and their functioning. Pricing has been determined through … Read more

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