Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
4) Is it imperative to focus on agricultural production in devising a long-term solution to the problem of unemployment and the present slowdown in economy? Critically Analyse. (250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses the importance of agricultural production in devising a long-term solution to the problem of unemployment and the present slowdown in economy.
Key demand of the question:
One must establish the significance of agricultural production in devising a long-term solution to address the issues of unemployment and economic slowdown currently being witnessed by the country.
Critically analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgment.
Structure of the answer:
In brief narrate the agrarian situation in the country.
In brief, write a note on the role and significance of agriculture in Indian economy. Analyze the performance of agriculture in the last few years. Then critically look into, how emphasis on agricultural production will address the present issues in economy- unemployment and the slowdown.
Conclude with way forward.