Economy Of Rajasthan
This One Week Series is Written in English Language in Question Answer Series According to syllabus of Maharaja Gangasingh University.
Position of Rajasthan in Indian economy-Area, Population, Agriculture, Industry and Infrastructure, Economic Growth. Population of Rajasthan- Population size and growth. District-wise distribution of rural and urban population, occupational structure and human resources development (Literacy, health and nutrition indicators), Problem of poverty and unemployment.
UNIT II NATURAL RESOURCES
Natural resource endowments; land, water, livestock, forests and minerals; state domestic products and its trends. Environmental pollution and the problems of sustainable development.
Agriculture land utilization, Major crops and cropping pattern. Land Reforms- Rajasthan Tenency Act, ceiling of land and distribution of land, Green Revolution, Agriculture Marketing. Animal husbandry- Importance of livestock, dairy development programme, Problems of sheep and goat husbandry. Irrigation and power infrastructure in the state.
Unit– IV INDUSTRY
Industrial development in the state during Five Year Plans. Regional variation in industrial development, Cottage Industry, Small scale Industries and Handicrafts. Industrial policy. Role of RFC, RSMDC and RIICO in the industrial development of Rajasthan.
Unit-V DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES
Tourism development in Rajasthan, Special Area Development Programmes (DPAP), Desert Development, Tribal Area Development and Aravallies development programme, Rural Development Planning in the state- Objectives and achievements. Constraints in the economic development of Rajasthan.