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Background
1. How to approach Economy for general studies (prelims, mains) has been explained in separate article. (Click me) 2. For specific articles various topics of [Economy] you can visit http://www.mrunal.org/economy 3. Following list contains the essential topics to be studied from India 2013 (aka India yearbook(IYB) 4. While youre reading these topics from IYB, also simultaneously consult relevent chapters from Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh (TMH), to get a firm grip over the topics. 5. The Economic Survey (will be uploaded on Finance ministrys website before budget), will contain latest data/numbers regarding FDI, GDP etc. so dont bother much with the numbers given in India Yearbook.

Indexes/Surveys
6 101 WPI 6 101 CPI 6 101 ASI 6 102 Energy statistics 6 109 Economic Census 6 112 Infrastructural statistics 19 525 Annual Survey of Industries 19 527 to 31 IIP: features, components +factors affecting (on pg 530)

Economy: essential facts for MCQs/2m


Category of workers Indias major import and export commodities (last two 7 127 paragraphs) 7 129 Table 2 & 3: top five countries of export and import 13 334 Components of Indias foreign exchange reserve (last two lines) 13 335 Reasons for declining rupee (second paragraph under exchange6 99

13 335 13 336 13 341 13 342 13 342 13 344 13 354 26 942 26 950

rate topic) Reasons for increasing external debt (last two lines) Steps taken by government to manage external debt (paragraph below the table) Examples of alternate investment funds Two routes for foreign investment in mutual funds (second last paragraph) Steps taken to encourage retail investor participation SCORES Indias quota and ranking in IMF Ennor Port is 12 major and first corporate major port of India GAGAN (1st para) actually S&T

Economy: Organizations (National)


6 6 6 7 7 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 98 98 99 150 151 258 260 266 266 272 279 280 280 280 281 281 283 283 284 285 271 Indian statistical system Central statistical office National Sample survey Organisation MMTC State trading Corporation of India Power ministry structure function (3rd, 4th para) Central Electricty Authority NHPC NTPC National grid Bureau of energy efficiency Petroleum Ministry Function ONGC ONGC videsh OIC GAIL IOCL HPCL coal ministry structure function (last para) CIL Rural Electrification Corporation

11 11 13 13 13 13 13

272 273 327 327 338 350 351

13 340 13 13 13 14 14 14 387 391 396 404 407 409

14 412 15 15 15 15 15 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 19 414 435 436 440 451 586 587 594 594 596 597 598 609 611 618 619 61919 21

PowerGRID power finance corp.Ltd. Departments under Ministry of Finance: MCQ Department of economic affairs: structure functions Foreign investment promotion board Financial stability and development Council Financial sector legislative reforms commission Department of economic affairs structure and functions (second last paragraph) Controller General of Account Chief Advisor of Cost Revenue Department : functions (3rd para) functions of Corporate Affairs ministry (1st para) Serious Fraud investigation Offoce (SFIO) Indian Corporate law service (ICLS) Competition Commission of India (CCI)+ CAT tribunal (pg 413) functions of Department of food and public distribution consumer cooperatives forward market commission bureau of Indian standards ( upto pages 446) National test house Central Silk Board Silk Mark org (SMOI) KVIC Coir Board CPSE importance (2nd para). BRPSE PMA National pharmaceutical pricing authority (NPPA) functions of Ministry of Mines Geological Survey of India Indian Bureau of Mines PSUs: NALCO, HCL, MECL: overview (+profile based info. Like if there is any factory near your locality)

21 665 21 671 21 673 67621 677 21 678 21 687 26 930 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 26 930 933 937 943 945 945 948 953 953 956

wage boards + for working journalists National Social Security board Labour bureau functions VV Giri Institute, Workers education : just brief overview National safety Council NIMI functions national highways overview (two tables only to check ranking arrangement) national highways: role of central min and 3 agencies BRO shipping Corporation of India civil aviation ministry last two paragraphs DGCA Bureau of civil aviation security Airport Authority of India AERA Air India Ltd and its subsidiaries Pawan Hans helicopter

Economy: Organizations (International)


13 351 Financial action task force 13 352 Financial stability board 13 352 Financial stability assessment program 13 353 International monetary fund 13 355 World Bank lending to India 13 357 International fund for agricultural development 13 357 Asian development bank

Economy: India and World


Indias engagement in free trade agreements.+ Tables given on page 136 to 141 7 141 WTO, Doha Round, 8th ministerial conference 7 143 Settlement of disputes 7 144 Indias initiative for developing countries 7 136

7 147 Trade with Africa 7 148 Focus Africa program (2 marker) 7 149 India-EU bilateral trade negotiations. (dig newspaper for updates) Acronyms table : regional groupings and its members. (MCQ and 7 140 2m) 13 359 India Japan bilateral relations 13 359 India UK bilateral 13 360 India Norway 13 361 India Switzerland 13 361 India EU 13 362 India Germany 13 363 India France 13 364 India USA, USAID 13 365 India G20 13 368 India UNDP 13 370 SAARC Currency swap 13 355 Financial transaction plan

Economy: Policy / reforms


7 11 11 11 11 11 135 264 265 265 280 283 Strategy for doubling exports Private sector participation in power sector Revised Mega power policy Automatic FDI in power sector NELP policy (followup on internet) pricing of petro.products National Action plan of climate change (last line. Followup from net) Fiscal policy for 2012 13 (330). Combined with new initiatives in fiscal management 332. Combine with Kelkar report and other developments from newspapers FDI policy (new will come in April 2013) Policy initiatives in capital market Initiatives In corporate debt market Reforms in secondary market Reforms in external market. (ECB, FIL, QFIS)

11 286 13 330 13 13 13 13 13 338 340 343 345 346

42425 42615 28 19 541 15 19 524 19 534 53619 38 19 592 19 603 19 608

export policy of rice, sugar, wheat sugar pricing policy (already discussed click me) National Design Policy industrial policy (and for MCQ, mugup list of sectors where licence needed) + more fodder on pg 761 onwards in planning National mfg. policy FDI (although new data in Economic Survey)

12th FYP approach for Handloom NBS policy (dig more on net) Petrochem policy National mineral policy + more fodder on pg 765 planning + dig 19 611 net for MMDR act issues 26 931 public-private partnership in highways 26 952 greenfield airport policy

Economy: Schemes
6 115 6 118 6 121 7 7 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 13 135 145 260 268 282 287 287 288 289 278 336 20 point programme Table 6.13 list of 20 point programmes. (very important. follow up should be done from other chapters of the book, and/ or official websites of respective ministries) MPLADS: salient features. (pro con should be prepared from newspaper columns) Export promotion measures Special economic zones Ultra Mega Power project UMPP (names 2nd para) Rajiv Gandhi Gramin Vidhyutikaran Yojana Bharat Stage 3 and 4 fuel (last 2 para) Jawahar Nehru National Solar Mission Offgrid and Distributed renewable energy system Biogas Solar City names (2nd para) North East Power Corp. Initiatives in infrastructure and investment field

13 14 14 14 14 14 15 15 15 19 19

345 409 410 410 410 411 415 428 442 539 540

19 543 19 19 19 19 19 542 570 571 571 574

19 579 19 580 19 588 19 19 19 19 589 592 595 596 59619 97 19 535 19 542 21 685 21 685 21 691 21 686

Rajeev Gandhi Equity savings scheme MCA-21 project NEFT benefits XBRL filing benefits DIN : why needed e-stamping open market sales scheme (FCI) Ethanol blending program. Already discussed click me Hall marking of gold, silver jewelry Reforms: streamline biz. Environment IPR salient achievements in recent past Package for special category state (Bihar, W.Bengal demanding similar things so dig more from net) Tansport Subsidy scheme TUFS Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) Technical Textile Definiation (1st para) Mega Clusture +Table on megaclustures on pg 575 for MCQ Technology mission on Cotton, India 2nd largest producer after China MSP : only overview handloom, powerloom overview (previous article available on Mrunal.org/yearbook location of 4 mega clustures (2nd last para) ISDS skill Development PMs employment generation program MoU meaning, function (2nd last para) Maha/Mini/Nava Ratna scheme DMIC project (also fodder point for India-Japan bilateral) NEIIPP for North East deposit linked insurance International workers: special provisions in India National employment service womens vocational ITI

21 21 26 26

688 690 929 929

ITI reforms (mostly fodder) skill development initiatives freight traffic improvement commission on Railway safety

Economy: Laws
11 261 Electricity Act 13 399 SAFEM Act 13 398 NDPS Act (very little info. Need to followup from net) 13 398 COFEPOSA Act (very little info. Need to followup from net) 13 399 Indian Stamps Act 13 400 Prevention of Money Laundering 14 404 Company bill (not enough content. Do followup from net) 14 404 limited liability partnership 15 415 food security bill 15 434 essential commodities act 15 436 forward contract regulation act: proposed amendments 15 438 consumer protection act + CONFONET on pg 439 15 450 weights and measures act 19 540 Trademark Amendment bill 2010 21 664 all the labour laws given on page 664 and 665 21 672 Unorganized workers social security act : salient features 21 677 factories act and workers safety 21 678 mines act and safety 21 679 industrial disputes act 21 680 trade union (+ dig net for more, on issues like Maruti strike) 21 680 Plantation Labour 21 682 employees compensation 21 682 maternity benefit 21 683 ESIC 21 683 Provident fund (dig net for more) 21 684 EPF (dig net for more) 21 684 EPS (dig net for more) 21 685 payment of gratuity 21 686 apprentices act

Economy: Topics/Overview
13 396 13 397 13 398 13 13 13 13 13 401 400 401 401 327 direct tax finance Act (just overview because new will be made after Budget 2013) Indirect Tax: custom, excise, service (updated data will be in Economic Survey) Anti Smuggling Act CST VAT GST Annual budget (just theoratical part) 327 to 330 Public debt and other liabilities. Understand the classification of internal, external and other debts for MCQ Public-private partnership Indias sovereign debt rating (mostly fodder for interview) price management of food and civil supplies consumer awareness food-processing overview (mostly fodder) Overview of various industries (fodder) Wool- issues (only natural fiber in which India is deficient) Jute: importance, advantages of (para 1 and 2) Silk importance, area under cultivation (1st para). + schemes on pg 584, 85 MSME benefits and importance (Last para) CSR Definiation steel industry overview

13 333 13 13 15 15 15 338 350 432 446 452 543 19 to 62 19 580 19 581 19 582

19 593 19 598 19 598 60019 fertilizer issues 01 19 603 Cehmical industry overview 19 606 facts related to DDT from Hindustan Insecticides 19 607 Petro chem overview 61219 Mineral Resources of India (do keep a map while reading this) 618

26 928 26 934 26 26 26 26 26 935 938 940 940 943

26 951 23 23 78286 72834

Railway Finance Shipping overview and importance (+coastal shipping overview given on pg 936) Maritime development and maritime agenda ship repair and building inland water transport, cruise shipping chartering protection of air travellers, other outstanding issues + last para on 950 transport overview of railways, roads, ports, Inland water and aviation in planning chapter planning + overview of 1 to 10 five year plans. For mains / interview fodder, consult the original 12FYP PDFs released by planning Commission (three volumes) click me to download.

Banking and Insurance


8 159 8 160 8 160 8 160 8 161 13 373 13 373 13 377 13 378 13 378 13 378 13 378 13 379 13 379 13 381 post office savings bank international money transfer service (benefit) instant money order (feature, limits) E-money order electronic clearing service ECS RBI role function (1st para) + Composition of Banking system Banking Ombudsman SIDBI NHB (Reverse mortgage meaning) Exim Bank NABARD RRB LIC Insurance Cos: classification,examples AIC

Insurance Schemes
8 8 161 161-62 postal life-insurance rural postal life-insurance

13 13 13 13 13 19 19 21 18 16

382 380 380 380 381 590 590 681 523 469

NAIS Janshree Bima Yojana Siksha Sahyog Aam Admi Bima Yojana UHIS insurance in Handloom Rajiv Gandhi Shilpi Swasthya insurance Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Pravasi Bharatiya Bima Yojana health insurance scheme

Disinvestment
13 383 Disinvestment: introduction, Policy framwork 13 384 NIF: features 13 384 use of disinvestment proceeds

Economy: Funds
This is mostly for MCQ/2m. 11 279 National electricity fund 13 396 disaster relief fund 15 428 sugar development fund 15 440 consumer welfare fund 14 405 Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) 16 470 Rahstriya Arogya Nidhi 18 523 Indian Community Welfare Fund (ICWF) 20 632 advocate welfare fund 26 932 Road fund 28 986 National schedule caste finance and development Corporation 28 986 National Safai Karmcharis finance and development Corporation 28 989 National Backward class finance and development Corporation 28 992 National Handicapped finance and development Corporation 28 1002 National scheduled tribes finance and development Corporation 28 1012 National minorities finance and development Corporation National sports Development fund (+welfare fund for Sports 29 1052 person given on 1055)