INDIAN ECONOMIC and SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT is a very dynamic section of the UPSC IAS Prelims Examination. Questions asked in the previous years are based on basic Concepts of Macro-economics as well as Current affairs. For the last 8-9 years, the weightage of questions from the Economy section is consistently 14-19 Qs. To score well in this section, always remember that - "Conceptual clarity and Interlinking of concepts" is what matters the most.
UPSC IAS Exam Syllabus mentions the Topic as Economic and Social Development which can be broadly classified into major Sections such as GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT(Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics etc.), BANKING & FINANCIAL SECTOR (RBI and its Functions, Banking Sector and Reforms, Financial Inclusion, Micro Finance initiatives, and Committees), PUBLIC FINANCE (Social Sector Initiatives), EXTERNAL SECTOR, AGRICULTURE, INFRASTRUCTURE and REPORTS, COMMITTEES & INDEXES. Important Social Sector Initiatives and Schemes like Subsidy and Minimum Support Price (MSP) and also Human Development Report (HDI), Index of Industrial Production (IIP) are always the consistent focus areas in the UPSC IAS PRELIMS EXAM.
GS SCORE’s Target PT Current Affairs COMPILATION for INDIAN ECONOMY provides you all the relevant Topics from Current events with much-needed CONCEPTS, BACKGROUNDER and ANALYSIS in Short, Lucid and Structured language at one place so that you can revise all in less time. While reading, invest more time in understanding the concepts and analyzing how one concept is linked to another. This approach will boost your score in the IAS Prelims exam.