Civil Services Main Exam 2018 – Questions asked from ECONOMY SECTION


UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2018 - GS-1 Question Paper 

1. Que No.9.‘Despite implementation of various programmes for eradication of poverty by the government in India, poverty is still existing’. Explain by giving reasons. (10)
2. Que No.15.Defining blue revolution, explain the problems and strategies for pisciculture development in India. (15)
3. Que No.16.What is the significance of Industrial Corridors in India? Identifying industrial corridors, explain their main characteristics. (15)

UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2018 - GS-2 Question Paper

4. Que No. (7) Appropriate local community level healthcare intervention is a prerequisite to achieve ‘Health for All’ in India. Explain.

5. Que No. (14) How is the Finance Commission of India constituted? What do you know about the terms of reference of the recently constituted Finance Commission? Discuss. (15)
6, Que No. (19) What are the key areas of reform if the WTO has to survive in the present context of ‘Trade War’, especially keeping in mind the interest of India? (15) 

UPSC Civil Services Main Exam 2018 - GS-3 Question Paper

7. Que No. (1) “Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is a sine qua non to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDGs).” Comment on the progress made in India in this regard. (150 words) 10
8. Que No. (2) Comment on the important changes introduced in respect of the Long-term Capital Gain Tax – (LCGT) and Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) in the Union Budget for 2018-2019. (150 words) 10
9. Que No. (3) What do you mean by Minimum Support Price (MSP)? How will MSP rescue the farmers from the low-income traps? (150 words) 10
10. Que No. (4) Examine the role of supermarkets in supply chain management of fruits, vegetables and food items. How do they eliminate the number of intermediaries? (150 words)10 
11. Que No. (11) How are the principles followed by the NITI Aayog different from those followed by the erstwhile planning commission in India? (250 words)15
12. Que No. (12) How would the recent phenomena of protectionism and currency manipulations in world trade effect macroeconomic stability of India? (250 words) 15
13, Que No. (13) Assess the role of National Horticulture Mission (NHM) in boosting the production, productivity and income of horticulture farms. How far has it succeeded in increasing the income of farmers? (250 words) 15

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