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Indian Economic Development

Course ID
HS 2013

This course seeks to provide an elementary introduction to India’s economic and social development since independence. The topics to be covered are listed below:

1. Impact of British Colonial rule on Indian development
2. The structure of Indian Economy at independence
3. Economic growth and development performance since independence : A macro overview
4. Sectoral performance: Agriculture, Industry, Social sectors, Demography
5. Development strategies; Role of state, market and planning.
6. Indian Economy: Issues of importance

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