DU Indian Economy Question Paper' 2022 [Dibrugarh University B.Com 4th Sem Hons.]


DU Indian Economy Question Paper' 2022 [Dibrugarh University B.Com 2nd & 4th Sem Hons. ]

Indian Economy Question Paper 2022 (June/July)
Dibrugarh University B.Com 4th Sem  CBCS Pattern (Hons)
COMMERCE (Generic Elective)
Paper: GE-404 (Indian Economy)
Full Marks: 80
Pass Marks: 32
Time: 3 hours


The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions

1. Answer the following as directed:                        1x8=8

(a) Who invented the Human Development Index? (Choose the correct answer)

(1) Paul Krugman.

(2) Jean Dreze.

(3) Amartya Sen.

(4) Mahbub ul Haq.

(b) Who is the main architect of Green Revolution in India?  (Choose the correct answer)

(1) M.S. Swaminathan.

(2) P.C. Mahalanobis.

(3) Dadabhai Naoroji.

(4) Dr. Manmohan Singh.

(c) Planning Commission was set up in   (Choose the correct answer)

(1) 2019.

(2) 1947.

(3) 1950.

(4) 1951.

(d) Write the full form of ‘NITI’ Aayog.

(e) Define absolute poverty.

(f) What is import substitution industrialization?

(g) Which of the following is not an indicator of PQLI?   (Choose the correct answer)

(1) Basic literacy.

(2) Infant mortality.

(3) Life expectancy.

(4) Income per capita.

(h) The highest contribution in Indian National Income comes from (Choose the correct answer)

(1) primary sector.

(2) secondary sector.

(3) service sector.

(4) None of the above.

2. Write short notes on any four of the following:              4x4=16

(a) Human Development Index.

(b) Occupational structure.

(c) PDS and food security.

(d) Incidence of poverty in India.

(e) Small-scale industries.

3. (a) Discuss the basic characteristics of an underdeveloped economy. What do you mean by the term ‘development’? 9+3=12


(b) Discuss the qualitative and quantitative methods of measuring economic development.           12

4. (a) Discuss the strategy of India’s economic development in pre-reform period.              11


(b) Discuss the salient features of economic reforms launched in 1991.                     11

5. (a) Discuss the relationship between population growth and economic development.                  11


(b) Discuss the effect of land reforms on farm size and agricultural productivity in India.   11

6. (a) What do you mean by structural change? Discuss the structural changes in different phases of growth in India. 2+9=11


(b) What is green revolution? Discuss the consequences of green revolution on productivity and growth.                 2+9=11

7. (a) Discuss the role and performance of public sector in India. Why public sector reforms were initiated in 1991? 9+2=11


(b) Discuss the structure of Balance of Payments in India. Analyze its performance.            6+5=11


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