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1. Recently there was a proposal to tax agricultural income, in light of this critically analyse whether it is prudent to tax agricultural income.


2. What are the various issues plaguing the banking sector of India. Discuss Government of India’s response to these issues and various programs to revive the banking sector.
3. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy code, 2016 is hailed as one of the key reforms as far as Indian economy is concerned. Discuss its significance and the challenges.
4. Recently “organic farming” has become a “rhetoric” rather than a “practice”. Discuss its relevance and potential in India. Do you really think we can feed more than 1 billion populations through organic farming?
5. It has been said that “mega food parks” can be of great value addition to the nascent “Food processing Industry” what “Software parks” were for “Information technology Industry”. In light of this, discuss the importance of mega food parks and enumerate its significance from Indian perspective.
6. Recently there has been a great push to revive industrial sector of India, however the efforts at policy level are not resonated on the ground .In light of this discuss the challenges before “Make in India” programme and suggest a way forward.
7. “Genetically Modified crops are the foods of the future”. Critically analyse.
8. Even after seven decades of targeted policy making, India was ranked very low globally on most of the parameters for inclusive growth and development. Analyse the problems associated with achieving inclusive growth in India and suggest solutions for it.
9. “India’s jobless growth is undermining its ability to reap the demographic dividend”. Substantiate.
10. “We stand on the brink of a technological revolution that will fundamentally alter the way we live,work, and relate to one another”. In light of this statement assess India’s preparedness to reap the benefits of the much touted “Fourth Industrial Revolution”.
11. “e-NAM – the e-trading platform for the National Agriculture Market can be a great enabler as far as farmer’s income is concerned, however there are some bottlenecks to harvest the benefits of e-NAM”. Discuss.
12. “India has been a political union for many decades, now the time has come for India to become economic union”. Discuss it in light of the recent developments with respect to Goods and Services Tax.
13. Discuss the various challenges faced by major ports in India. How can the recently proposed Sagarmala initiative be able to overcome this hurdles?
14. “By and large land reforms in India enacted so far and those contemplated in the near future are in the right direction; and yet due to lack of implementation the actual results are far from satisfactory”.Substantiate.
15. “Merger of banks considered to be the panacea for the ills plaguing banking sector of India”. Evaluate.
16. “Interlinking of rivers is neither economically viable nor environmentally sustainable.”Critically analyse.
17. “The recent liberalization in FDI will help India to attain the commanding heights of its economic potential”. Comment.
18. The challenges faced by PPP projects in India can be resolved through the effective implementation of the recommendation of Vijay Kelkar Committee. Discuss.
19. In a country that endures bouts of floods and droughts every now and then, a shift from subsistence live stock farming to commercial live stock farming can go a long way in not only securing farmers’
livelihood but also ensuring nutritional security of India.
20. What are “Payment Banks”? Discuss their role in bringing financial inclusion, the challenges they face and suggest a way forward.

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