Indian Economy Course for UPSC CSE Aspirants by Jatin Verma
Target 2020

Indian Economy Course for UPSC CSE Aspirants by Jatin Verma

Economy though a very baffling subject is the spine of the CSE preparation and holds a significant position in both pre as well as the mains. Economy as a discipline not only holds relevance in this exam but its importance stands out, as every social, as well as the political action, ultimately have economic implications.

In this course, Jatin Verma will cover all the important aspects of Indian Economy and related Current Affairs relevant for the UPSC Civil Services Exam & other exams conducted by UPSC and the State PSC exams.

Features

  • Interactive classes.
  • Pre and Mains oriented classes.
  • Judgments study material provided.
  • Economy-related
  • Pre and Mains questions provided after every class for a holistic preparation.
  • Interrelation between judgment concepts and burning topics in news.
Indian Economy PDF's
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2020-02-04 Fundamental Rights- Articles 15, 16 Reservation Policy
2020-02-05 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-02-24 Orientation Session: How to approach the Indian Economy for UPSC CSE.
2020-02-25 Indian Economy-I: Primary Sector, Secondary Sector, Tertiary Sector.
2020-02-26 Indian Economy-II: Agriculture, Industry and Services: Relative Contribution
2020-02-26 Indian Economy-II: Agriculture, Industry and Services: Relative Contribution
2020-02-27 Doubt Clearing Session + Economic Growth: A Contrast in concepts.
2020-02-27 Doubt Clearing Session + Economic Growth: A Contrast in concepts.
2020-02-28 Economic Growth & Human Development: HDI, Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index.
  1. About Human development and its opportunities.
  2. Origin of the Human Development Approach
  3. Background
  4. Human Development Approach
  5. Human Capital Formation Approach 
  6. Various Problems in formation of human capital in India
  7. Basic Minimum Need Approach
  8. Defining Human Development By UNDP
  9. Measuring Human Development
  10. Difficulties in Measuring Human Development
  11. Human Development Index
  12. Human Development Report: 2019
  13. Gender Inequality Index (GII)
  14. Global Gender Gap Report 2020
  15. The World Happiness Report 2019
  16. Amartya Sen- Jagdish Bhagwati Debate
2020-02-28 Economic Growth & Human Development: HDI, Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index.
  1. About Human development and its opportunities.
  2. Origin of the Human Development Approach
  3. Background
  4. Human Development Approach
  5. Human Capital Formation Approach 
  6. Various Problems in formation of human capital in India
  7. Basic Minimum Need Approach
  8. Defining Human Development By UNDP
  9. Measuring Human Development
  10. Difficulties in Measuring Human Development
  11. Human Development Index
  12. Human Development Report: 2019
  13. Gender Inequality Index (GII)
  14. Global Gender Gap Report 2020
  15. The World Happiness Report 2019
  16. Sen-Bhagwati Debate
2020-02-29 Economic Growth & Human Development: HDI, Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index-2 and Weekly Quiz- I
2020-03-02 Poverty: Measurement challenges, Tendulkar Committee etc.

Topics Covered:

  • Historical Perspective
  • About Poverty and its definition by Various Institutions
  • Types of Poverty
  • Current Scenario in India
  • Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)
  • Key Findings 2019: MPI
  • Estimation of Poverty in India
  • Various Committees like Alag, Lakdawala, Tendulkar, Rangarajan and Saxena
  • Ration Cards
  • National Food Security Act 2013
  • Causes of Poverty in India
  • Effect of Poverty
  • Recent Issues in India
  • Government Initiatives
  • Way Forward
2020-03-02 Poverty: Measurement challenges, Tendulkar Committee etc.
  1. Historical Perspective
  2. About Poverty and its definition by Various Institutions
  3. Types of Poverty
  4. Current Scenario in India
  5. Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)
  6. Key Findings 2019: MPI
  7. Estimation of Poverty in India
  8. Various Committees like Alag, Lakdawala, Tendulkar, Rangarajan and Saxena
  9. Ration Cards
  10. National Food Security Act 2013
  11. Causes of Poverty in India
  12. Effect of Poverty
  13. Recent Issues in India
  14. Government Initiatives
  15. Way Forward
2020-03-03 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-03-04 National Income-I: GDP Calculation methods: GDP, GNP, NNP, Depreciation

Topics to be Covered

  • Idea of National Income
  •  What is National Income?
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  • Types of GDP
  • Understanding circular flow of income
  • Source of GDP Calculation
  • Changing Patterns
  • GDP Calculations
  • Measures of inflation
  • Consumer Price Index (CPI)
  • Wholesale Price Index (WPI)s
  • GDP Deflator
  • National Domestic Product(NDP)
  • Gross National Product (GNP)
  • Net National Product (NNP)
  • Personal income and personal disposable income
  • Base year and related concepts
  • Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)- 21
  • Current Scenario
2020-03-04 National Income-I: GDP Calculation methods: GDP, GNP, NNP, Depreciation
2020-03-05 National Income-II: Current Affairs: GVA, CSO Base Year revision; Eco-Survey data.

Topics to be covered:-

  • Changes in GDP Methodology
  • Change from the Factor Prices to Market Prices
  • Advantages of Market Prices
  • Types of Estimates
  • Revised Estimates
  • Current status of the Economy
  • Alternatives to GDP
  • Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI) - 1994
  • Green GDP
  • Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
  • Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
2020-03-05 National Income-II: Current Affairs: GVA, CSO Base Year revision; Eco-Survey data.
2020-03-06 Financial Markets: Money Market & Capital Markets.
2020-03-07 Financial Market (Money Market & Capital Market)

Topics to be covered:

 

  1. Financial Market-Introduction
  2. Functions of Financial Market
  3. Classification of Financial Market
  4. Indian Financial Market
  5. Regulators of Indian Financial Markets 
  6. Factors Affecting Financial Market
  7. Bond Market and G-Sec
2020-03-07 Weekly Quiz- II
2020-03-09 Doubt Clearing Session + Money Market: Treasury Bills; Commercial Paper; Certificate of deposit.
2020-03-11 Capital Market Instruments: Equity Shares & Bonds; Derivatives, Options & Futures

Topics to be covered:

 

  • About Capital Market
  • Structure of the Capital Market
  • Financial Institutions
  • Security Market
  • Derivative instruments
  • Regulation of Capital Market
  • Stock market in India and Its Index's
  • Current Scenario
2020-03-12 Inflation: Mechanism; WPI; CPI; Supply-side & Demand-side factors

Topics to be covered:

  • About Inflation
  • Types of Inflation
  • Inflation and Unemployment
  • Measurement of Inflation
  • WPI, CPI, PPI and their calculations
  • The Role of Inflation in India’s Monetary Policy
  • Mitigations to Inflation
  • Amendment of Collection of Statistics Act, 2008
  • Monetary Policy Committee
  • Current Scenario
2020-03-13 Monetary Policy-I: Monetary Policy: Repo Rate, Reverse Repo Rate, OMOs.
2020-03-14 Weekly Quiz- III
2020-03-16 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-03-17 Monetary Policy-II: Growth-Inflation Trade-off, Recent Developments: Monetary Policy Committee.
2020-03-18 Monetary Policy-III: Limitations, Urjit Panel Report.
2020-03-19 Banking-I: Role of Public Sector Banks In Indian Economy;
2020-03-20 Doubt Clearing Session +Banking-II: Narsimham Committee; Evolution: Nationalisation- 2017.
2020-03-21 Weekly Quiz- IV
2020-03-23 Banking-III: Recent Issues: Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, Problem of NPAs.
2020-03-24 Banking-IV: Prompt Corrective Action, RBI Governor and Government
2020-03-25 Banking-V: Non-Banking Finance Companies, RBI reserves
2020-03-26 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-03-28 Weekly Quiz- V
2020-03-30 Insurance Sector: Insurance and ULIPs, Mutual Funds, Pensions & PFRDA
2020-03-31 Insurance Sector- II: Insurance Regulator-IRDAI; FSLRC Recommendations
2020-04-02 Doubt Clearing Session + Fiscal Policy-II: Public Debt, Fiscal Deficit, Primary Deficit etc.
2020-04-03 Fiscal Policy-III: Budget & Economic Survey, FRBM Act, N.K. Singh Panel.
2020-04-04 Weekly Quiz- VI
2020-04-06 Fiscal Federalism: 14th & 15th Finance Commission; Art. 280 & 282. [Mains oriented]
2020-04-07 Planning: NDC, Planning Commission TO NITI Aayog.
2020-04-08 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-04-09 Government Budgeting-I: Constitutional provisions- Article 110
2020-04-11 Weekly Quiz- VII
2020-04-13 Union Budget 2020-21: Session-I: Key Points & comparison with Budget 2018-19
2020-04-14 Union Budget 2020-21: Session-II: Taxation: Income side of Budget
2020-04-15 Doubt Clearing Session + Union Budget 2020-21: Session-III: Sectoral allocations: Agriculture, Welfare, Social Sector etc.
2020-04-16 ECONOMIC SURVEY 2020: Session-I: Chapter 1: Wealth Creation: The invisible hand supported by the hand of trust; Chapter 2: Entrepreneurship and wealth creation at the grassroots; Chapter 3: Pro Business versus Pro Crony
2020-04-17 ECONOMIC SURVEY 2020: Session-II: Chapter 4: Undermining Markets: When Government Intervention Hurts More Than It Helps; Chapter 5: Creating Jobs and Growth by Specializing to Exports in Network Products; Chapter 6: Targeting Ease Of Doing Business In India
2020-04-18 Weekly Quiz- VIII
2020-04-20 ECONOMIC SURVEY 2020: Session III: Chapter 7: Golden Jubilee of Bank Nationalisation: Taking Stock; Chapter 8: Financial Fragility in the NBFC sector; Chapter 9: Privatization and wealth creation
2020-04-21 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-04-22 ECONOMIC SURVEY 2020: Session IV: Chapter 10: Is India’s GDP Growth Rate Overstated? : Chapter 11: Thalinomics: the economics of a plate of food in India
2020-04-23 External Sector-I: Balance of Payments; Capital Account; Current Account; CAD.
2020-04-24 External Sector-II: Exports & Imports: Broad Trends; Direction of India’s Exports
2020-04-25 Weekly Quiz- IX
2020-04-27 Doubt Clearing Session + External Sector-III: Recent Trends through Economic Survey-2018.
2020-04-28 International Institutions-I: IMF, World Bank & WTO
2020-04-29 International Institutions-II: Rounds of WTO Ministerials: Doha Round, Bali Ministerial.
2020-04-30 International Institutions-III: India’s interaction: Mains oriented analysis; FTAs, PTAs.
2020-05-01 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-05-02 Weekly Quiz- X
2020-05-04 India’s Foreign Trade-I: Prospects & Problems: Manufacturing sector; Act East Policy.
2020-05-05 India’s Foreign Trade-II: Domestic Policies: SEZ ACt; NMIZ; Make In India.
2020-05-06 FDI in India: MNCs, DTAAs
2020-05-07 Doubt Clearing Session + Economic Reforms-1: Liberalisation, Privatisation & Globalisation of Indian Economy
2020-05-08 Economic Reforms-2: Second Generation Reforms
2020-05-09 Weekly Quiz- XI
2020-05-11 Globalisation & its impact on Indian Economy.
2020-05-12 Infrastructure-I: Infra-deficit- Extent of problem & its impact on Ease of Doing Business.
2020-05-13 Doubt Clearing Session
2020-05-14 Infrastructure-II: Railways, Airways, Shipping, Roadways etc. Rakesh Mohan Committee
2020-05-15 Infrastructure-III: Govt’s efforts- Sovereign Wealth Funds etc.
2020-05-16 Weekly Quiz- XII
2020-05-18 Emerging issues and Current Affairs-1
2020-05-19 Doubt Clearing Session + Emerging issues and Current Affairs-2
2020-05-20 Emerging Issues and Current Affairs-3
2020-05-22 Mega Quiz