VISIONIAS™

TARGET 2016

INNOVATIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM™

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Under the Guidance of Ajay Kumar Singh (B. Tech. IIT Roorkee, Director & Founder : Vision IAS)

ENGLISH MEDIUM
All INDIA GENERAL STUDIES PRELIMS TEST SERIES 2016: STARTING – 5 JUNE, 2016
15 TESTS (7 Sectionwise Test + 8 Full Length Test)
Current Affairs (free) + Value Addition Material + Supplementary Material): Soft Copy Only
- Team Vision IAS

(Experts Support: Telephonic Discussion / Email Interaction)
Program Objective:

This is a comprehensive and intensive ‘interactive’ program focusing on sincere IAS Aspirants who will appear in Civil Service Exam 2016. Our experts provide step
by step guidance to aspirants for understanding the concepts of General Studies and preparing them for scoring good marks.

Approach & Strategy:

Our simple, practical and focused approach will help aspirants understand the demand of UPSC exam effectively. Our strategy is to constantly innovate to keep the
preparation process dynamic and give personalized attention to individual aspirants based on factors like core competence, availability of time and resource and
the requirements of Civil Service Exam. Our Interactive Learning approach (Email / Telephonic Discussion: Experts with Aspirants) will continuously improve
aspirant’s performance and move their preparation in the right direction.

Number of Mock Tests: 15 (7 Sectionwise Test + 8 Full Length test)
Fee (Incl. all taxes):

Rs 7500

MODULE NUMBER: 1345

Nature:

Flexible -Date of Mock Test: Reschedule on the demand of the aspirants. (POSTPONE, BUT NOT PREPONE)

What you will get:



Login id & Password for performance analysis of aspirants (Innovative Assessment System including POST TEST ANALYSIS)
15 Mock Test Papers & Answer Explanations
Analysis of Mock Test papers based on difficulty level & nature of questions.
Comprehensive analysis of previous year question Papers.
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CONTENT & REFERENCE TEST No. Political Reform etc. Unitary & Federal.visionias. 2016 Topics covered Syllabus (The list is indicative to help students. Direct and Representative.Reforms: Police Reform. CVC. Features.pib. Lokpal. ♦ Constitutionalism ♦ Historical Underpinnings ♦ Evolution & Making of the Constitution ♦ Features and Significant Provisions ♦ The Preamble ♦ The Union and its Territory ♦ Citizenship ♦ Fundamental Rights ♦ Directive Principles ♦ Fundamental Duties ♦ Amendment of Constitution Constitutional Bodies ♦ Election Commission ♦ Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) ♦ State Public Service Commission (SPSC) ♦ Finance Commission ♦ CAG ♦ Attorney general of India ♦ Advocate general of India ♦ Special officer for Linguistic Minorities ♦ ♦ ♦ Primary (Essential) References Secondary (Additional) References .Yojana . Evolution & Making of the Constitution.Class IX and X NCERT: Democratic Politics .The Hindu . Evaluation and monitoring Public Sector Management Public-private partnerships (PPP) Rights Issues etc.Governance in India by M Laxmikanth . forms and types Political system as established by the Constitution Indian Constitution: Historical Underpinnings. A topic may have more subtopics) * Questions under current affairs will cover important national and international issues for last one year Indian Constitution & Political System ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Political systems: concepts.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.SCHEDULE. SHRC.The Indian Express National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Non-Constitutional Bodies ♦ NITI Aayog ♦ NHRC.Class 12th NCERT: Politics in India since Independence .wordpress.Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth . e-Governance Transparency & Accountability . Parliamentary & Presidential.PIB : www. Other Constitutional Dimensions ♦ Provisions related to Language ♦ Rights and Liabilities of the government ♦ National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution ♦ Co-operative societies ♦ Tribunals Elections and political parties ♦ Problems and processes 3 © VISION IAS www.11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work .Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap Primary Secondary (Essential) (Additional) News Paper News Paper / / Magazines Magazines / / website website .Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu . NCPCR etc. Significant Provisions The Preamble The Union and its Territory Citizenship Fundamental Rights. Lokayukta.nic. SIC. however.com/#!/visionias .in www.Good Governance. Implementation. Political systems: Democratic & NonDemocratic. Administrative Reform. Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption . Test 1 [2060] Date of Mock Test JUNE 5.Civil Society. Social Audit Public Policy: Making.visionias. CBI. it is not exhaustive. CIC. People participation . Judicial Reform. Republic and Monarchy etc.RTI. Governing Council.in . Directive Principles & Fundamental Duties Amendment of Constitution Governance in India ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Constitutional & Non Constitutional Bodies Elections and political parties: problems and processes Electoral politics Working of the political system since independence Governance .

High Courts. Vice President. Budget. ♦ Central Government: President. Committees of Parliament. People participation ♦ Reforms: Police Reform. + Current Affairs (June+July+August-2015) ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ President Vice President Prime minister Central Council of Ministers and Cabinet committees Parliament: The Council of States.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Powers and Functions of Parliament: Its Role.com/#!/visionias .in www. The House of People. Prime minister. State Council of Ministers. Chief Minister.wordpress.Working of Indian Constitution and System of the government ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Electoral politics ♦ Representation of People's Act ♦ Working of the political system since independence Governance ♦ Good Governance ♦ e-Governance ♦ Transparency & Accountability ♦ RTI. Ministries and Departments of the Government. Ministries and Departments of the Government. Presiding Officers of Parliament. Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption ♦ Civil Society. organization and functioning of the Executive. Houses: Their Working. Disqualification and Vacation of Seats.visionias. State Legislature Indian Federalism and Centre-State Relations Emergency Provisions Local Government: Panchayati Raj. Political Reform etc. Administrative Reform. Parliament State Government: Governor. Regulatory framework ♦ Public-private partnerships (PPP) ♦ Rights Issues etc. NALSA etc. Parliamentary Forums Governor Chief Minister State Council of Minister State Legislature Indian Federalism Centre State Relations Emergency Provisions Panchayati Raj Local Urban Government Supreme Court High Courts Subordinate Courts: District Courts. Legislative Procedures in Parliament. ♦ Social Audit ♦ Public Policy: Making. 4 © VISION IAS www. organization and functioning of the Executive. Structure. ADRs. Subordinate Courts Structure. Local Urban Government Judiciary: Supreme Court. Implementation. Judicial Reform. Central Council of Ministers. Evaluation and monitoring ♦ Public Sector Management. Gram Nyayalayas.visionias..

Antarctica. Water in the Atmosphere ● The Hydrosphere: Ocean water and their circulation ● Landforms across the world: Rivers and lakes.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Distribution of rainfall ♦ Air Masses.Orient Longman Atlas or Oxford Atlas -12th NCERT: Geography India People and Economy -12th NCERT: Fundamental of Human Geography Old NCERT Books of Geography (Class 6. Cyclones. Heat Balance & Temperature. Folding. Earth’s crust. Races & Tribes.The Indian Express 5 © VISION IAS www. Europe.visionias.Test 2 [2061] JUNE 9. Temperature Inversion ♦ Pressure and Pressure belts ♦ Winds . Africa.Certificate physical and human geography . Isostasy) ♦ External forces & their impact . 8) . Geological History. Solar system ♦ Geological History of the Earth ♦ Geological Time scale ♦ Latitude and Longitude including important Parallels and Meridians ♦ Motions of the Earth and their effects ♦ Inclination of the Earth’s Axis and its effects ♦ Local and Standard Time and the International Date Line. erosion & Conservation ♦ World Climatic regions ♦ Continents . Lunar ♦ The Atmosphere . lakes.wordpress. Distribution & Density. Ocean waves. Distribution of temperature.11th NCERT: Geography . Heat Budget.The Hindu . natural resources Map Based Questions from India (Location of state. Tsunamis ● Soil Geography: Types.Solar.First order (continental drift theory. Revolution ● Lithosphere.Interior structure of the earth. Pressure & Wind. distribution.Classification. Conservation ● World Climate Types ● Natural Hazards and Disasters ● Continents (Land.com/#!/visionias .Volcanoes. Jet Streams ♦ Precipitation . 2016 Fundamentals of Physical Geography and World Geography ● Solar System & The Earth: Origin. river. Biosphere Reserves. Motions of EarthRotation. Faulting.India Physical Environment . sea floor spreading. South America. Second order (Mountains. currents. ♦ Landform Development .Major physical features. 7. Plateaus.PIB : www. Classification of rocks. Climate. Calendar ♦ Eclipses . Cheng Leong .Planetary.11th NCERT Books: Fundamental of Physical Geography . Earthquakes. Plains & other landforms) ♦ Internal forces & their impact . Latitude & Longitude. Settlement & Migration Indian Geography ● Introduction: Location. Temperature & Salinity distribution. Weather & Climate.Structure. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks) World Physical Geography: ♦ Location: Latitude.9th NCERT: Contemporary India . Solar Radiation. minerals. Seasonal and Local. tides & Tsunamis.): Asia.visionias. Earthquakes. Mountain and Peaks. marine resources ♦ The Lithosphere . city. Composition ♦ Aurora and Magnetic Storms ♦ Weather & Climate ♦ Insolation. Area and Boundaries ● Structure and Relief: Physiographic Divisions ● Drainage System ● Weather. Resources etc.Old NCERT Books of Geography (Class 6.Yojana .in . Longitude.nic. Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn ♦ Important physical features & regions of the world ♦ .Features.in www. 7.Weathering. Cyclones and anti-cyclones ♦ Oceans of the world .Forms & Types. 8) . important places including Ramsar sites. Plant and Animal Life ● Agriculture Origin and evolution of Universe.Goh. Plateaus ● Geophysical Phenomena: Volcanoes.pib. ● The Atmosphere: Structure. North America. Climate and Seasons ● Soils ● Natural Vegetation. Erosion. and Australia World Geography ● Physical and Economic ● Human Geography ● World Population. Erosion & landforms thus developed ♦ Soils . plate tectonics theory).

Availability and potential: Lakes. races Foreign Trade & tribes. lakes. literacy.classification and distribution ♦ Energy Resources. shipping and sea-ports. Location factors and Population. density & distribution. Mineral resources. minerals etc. Mineral and Energy Resources ♦ Infrastructure. Industry. highways.conventional and nonconventional resources ♦ Population and Growth trends . Longitude ♦ Northern Mountains. tribes and racial groups in India ♦ Rural and Urban Settlements. air transport Map Based Questions from India (Location of state. river. Fisheries and Aquaculture Water Resources.types and patterns ♦ Industries. Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks) ♦ 6 © VISION IAS www. pressure. power and irrigation projects.visionias. Plains of India. onset and variability.density.● ● ● ● ● ● ● ♦ Climate. city.types and their locational factors ♦ Transport and Communication -railways. spatial and temporal variations ♦ Climatic Regions of India ♦ Classification of Soils ♦ Problems of Soil and Conservation ♦ Forests and their distribution. settlements & migration + Current Affairs (Sep+Oct+Nov-2015) Map Based Questions from World (Location of state.wordpress. minerals. dams. rivers. important places including Ramsar sites. Vegetation and Soils Land Resources World Economic Geography: Water Resources ♦ Agriculture. lakes.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. river. winds and rainfall ♦ Indian Monsoon: mechanism.in www. Migration. plateaus.) ♦ Location: Latitude. Settlements distribution of key natural resources across the Industries world Transport and Communication ♦ World Population. mountains. Peninsular Plateau and Islands of India.visionias. ♦ Himalayan and Peninsular Drainage System ♦ Spatial and temporal distribution of temperature. wetlands and inter-linking of rivers ♦ Mineral Resources.com/#!/visionias . Biosphere Reserves. Forest Conservation ♦ Major Crops grown in India ♦ Agro-Climatic Regions ♦ Types of Cultivation and Farming ♦ Land Reforms and Land use pattern ♦ Animal Husbandry. sex ratio. inland water transport. city.

Modern Indian Paintings & Personalities ♦ Religion and Philosophy ♦ Religion: Hinduism.in www. Art & Crafts ♦ Science & Technology.nic. The Sungas. Miniature Paintings.in . Indo-Islamic Architecture.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Islam.visionias. Ajivika. Kushanas. Famous Personalities in Ancient and Medieval India ♦ Promotion and Preservation of Indian Heritage: Indian Word Heritage Sites.wordpress. Folk Music Tradition ♦ Indian Dance: Classical Dance forms in India. Modern Theatre. Hindustani Music.pib. Economics.Test 3 [2062] JUNE 13. Festivals and Craft: Religious Festivals.in/ index. Judaism ♦ Philosophy: Six Schools of Philosophy. Theatres in India: Folk Theatre. Christianity. -From Plassey to Partition: Shekhar Bandyopadhyaya .gov. The Mauryan Architecture. Modern Architecture ♦ Sculpture: Indian Sculpture and Different schools of Art ♦ Indian Paintings: Historical development . Cultural 7 © VISION IAS www. Cave and Mural Paintings.The Indian Express Technology. Salient Features. Modern Dance in India ♦ Puppetry and Theatre: Different forms of Puppetry in India.com/#!/visionias . Folk Paintings.TN BOARD HISTORY. Buddhism. Lokayata etc. Religious and Cultural conditions of all the above) Art & Culture ♦ Architecture: Indus Valley Civilization. Carnatic Music. Class XI -“A Brief History of Modern India” – Spectrum Pub. The Temple Architecture. Medieval Science & Technology.visionias. Science & Modern India ♦ ♦ India in the late Eighteenth Century The Advent of the Europeans and British -Old NCERT: Ancient India -Old NCERT: Medieval India -Class XI NCERT – Introduction to Fine Art (part 1) -CCRT website: http://ccrtindia. Indian Literature ♦ Fairs. ♦ Indian Music: Classical Music. Mughal Paintings. 2016 Ancient Indian History.PIB : www. Jainism. Ancient.Wall Paintings.Islamic Culture Medieval India: ♦ Early Medieval Period ♦ North India ♦ South India ♦ Sultanate Period ♦ The Delhi Sultanate ♦ Vijayanagar & other Kingdoms ♦ Religious Movements ♦ Bhakti Movement ♦ Sufi Movement ♦ Mughal Period ♦ Maratha Confederacy Ancient History ♦ Prehistoric period ♦ Harappan / Indus Valley Civilization ♦ Vedic Age ♦ Mahajanapadas ♦ Religious Reforms ♦ Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan Age ♦ Sangam Age ♦ Guptas Age & Post Guptas Age (Brief History.The Hindu . Art and Culture and Medieval India: Ancient History ♦ Prehistoric period ♦ Harappan / Indus Valley Civilization ♦ Vedic Age ♦ Mahajanapadas ♦ Religious Reforms ♦ Mauryan Age & Post Mauryan Age ♦ Sangam Age ♦ Guptas Age & Post Guptas Age Art & Culture ♦ Architecture and Sculptures ♦ Religion and Philosophy ♦ Indian paintings ♦ Indian Music ♦ Indian Dances ♦ Indian Theatres ♦ Indian cinema ♦ Indian Language & Literature ♦ Arts & Crafts ♦ Science and Technology in Ancient India ♦ Indo. Secular Festivals (States & UT’s). Folk Dances. Satavahanas & Guptas.php -Old NCERT: Modern India by Bipin Chndra -India’s struggle for Independence – Bipin Chandra . Rajput Paintings. Other Paintings. Social. Indian Cinema and Circus ♦ Language & Literature: Indian Language. People Associated with Theatres. Zoroastrianism.

1909 .in www.Socio .2016) Heritage Sites. Pitt’s India Act 1773 and Charter acts of 1784. 1813.Indian Kingdoms in 18th century: Marathas. Salient Features. Bhakti Movement. Vijayanagar & other Kingdoms. Reform. Jan + Feb . Parsi reform movements.Regulating Acts and Charter Acts: Regulating Act of 1773.The Partition of Bengal .Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) Freedom Struggle: Extremist Phase (1905 – 17) .Religious Reform Movements in the 19th century India: Brahmo Samaj. Religious and Cultural conditions of all the above) ♦ India under East India Company’s Rule Administration . Economics.Gandhi – Advent and Achievement .visionias. Mysore. + Current Affairs (Dec 2015. .Morley-Minto Reforms . Religious Movements.Rowlatt Act. Congress Session. Impact and Organization of Government of India ♦ Social – Religious Movements in 19th – 20th centuries ♦ Freedom Struggle . Social.The Surat Split .INA and Subhash Chandra Bose Miscellaneous: Reforms / Acts / Committee.Emergence of Extremist & Leaders . Sikh Reform Movements etc. Sufi Movement ♦ Mughal Period (Brief History.The Morley-Minto Reforms or the Indian Councils Act.Non.The Revolt of 1857 & change after 1857 . 1853 .British Expansion policy: Doctrine of lapse.wordpress.com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. Jallianawala Bagh Massacre and Khilafat Movement .Changes in Indian Administration after 1858 .Swadeshi Movement.Works of British Governor Generals . Natural Heritage Sites. Subordinate alliance etc.The Foundation of All-India Muslim League .The Great Revolt of 1857 .The rise of Extremism or Neo-Nationalism . Muslim reform movements.Economic policies and their impact .The Delhi Durbar and the Annulment of Partition of Bengal (1911) . .Cooperation.1833. Governor – General Viceroys etc.Foundation of the Indian National Congress .British Response and Negotiations . Freedom Struggle: The Gandhian Era (1917– 47) .Struggle among European powers in India . Important Institutions Medieval India ♦ Early Medieval Period: North India and South India Sultanate Period: The Delhi Sultanate. Theosophical Society. .The first phase of Revolutionary Terrorism . Ramakrishna Movement.com/#!/visionias . Arya Samaj.The Lucknow Pact (1916) 8 © VISION IAS www. Punjab. Home Rule Movement etc.visionias.Education Policies . Civil Disobedience and Quit India Movement .Growth of Political Ideas and Political Organisations (up to 1885) . Hyderabad etc.Partition of Bengal and the Swadeshi Movement .Conquest of India ♦ The British Administrative Structure.Moderate Phase (1885 – 1905) . 1793.

Second Round Table Conference.The Dandi March.Gandhi-Irwin Pact. 1942 . 1947 .Third Round Table Conference.in www.The Home Rule Movement . 1945 .The Lahore Session. 1931 .visionias.Subhas Bose and Indian National Army .The Second World War and the National Movement .The second phase of Revolutionary and Terrorist Movement . 1930 — March 5.Naval Mutiny: 1946 .Provincial Elections and Formation of popular Ministries in Provinces.Nehru Report.The Civil Disobedience Movement (The first phase) .The Cripps Proposal. 1931 .The Left Movement .The Government of India Act.The Indian Independence Act.Montague-Chelmsford Reforms or the Government of India Act.The Quit India Movement.wordpress.The Constituent Assembly .The Struggle in the Princely States: The Praja Mandal Movement . 1935 .Fourteen Points of Jinnah .Second Phase of Civil Disobedience Movement .Thc Swarajya Party .Anti-Simon Commission Agitation (1928-29) .com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter. 1928 . March 12.Other Political Developments.Wavell Plan and Simla Conference 1945 . 1931 . 1929 . I942 .Partition 9 © VISION IAS www.The Individual Satyagraha 1940-41 .The August Offer 1940 . 1937 .The Khilafat Movement (1920-22) and Non Cooperation Movement . 1932 .Communalism: Different phases and forms of communalism in British India .com/#!/visionias .Montague Declaration (1917) ..visionias.General Elections in India. 1934-39 . 1919 .The Beginning of the Gandhian Era .Attlee's Declaration .

OMO. Market Price and Factor Cost. Repo and Rev Repo.Yojana -The Economic . Inflation Control measures  Unemployment: Types of Unemployment: Structural. Cost Push Inflation. Central Bank and its role Inflation and Employment ♦ Definition.Foreign policies of British India .in Other Dimensions . 2016 India Economy National Income Accounting ♦ Definition ♦ Concepts: GDP. types. NDP. its evolution in India.com follow visionias at facebook 10 http://twitter.in Need of banks. Debts etc. International trade. Inflationary Gap and Inflationary Process. Congress Sessions.) o Banking Reforms Inflation and Employment  Inflation: Definition. SLR. Causes of Inflation.Role of Press and Publications .Dalit Movements . expenditure method. Commercial Banks Central Bank: Importance.12th NCERT: Economics: Macroeconomics -Indian Economy (Special Issue) Pratiyogita Darpan -Economic Survey of India -India Year Book . ♦ Banking: Need of Banks.com/#!/visionias . Inflation Cycles: Demand Pull Inflation. Monetary Policy (CRR. net foreign facto income ● Measurement of national income: value added method. BoT. Revenue and Expenditure. Base year. Frictional. transfer payments. MSF etc. types etc. Evolution of Money etc.pib. Types.nic. Capital Market ♦ Terms and Concepts ▪ Agriculture ▪ Industry ▪ Services ▪ Infrastructure and Communication ▪ Five year Plans ▪ Economic Reforms since 1991 © VISION IAS www. GDP deflator ● Debates around GDP and other indices Money and Banking  Money: Definition. factors affecting national income. Banking Reforms. Nature of Unemployment in India www. functions. Application of various methods. National Income Accounting: ● Definition ● Concepts: GDP. income method. Government Budgeting and Fiscal Policy ♦ Budgeting. Cyclical. Personal Income. disposable income.Women movements . Governor –General Viceroys etc. ♦ Public finance. IMF.Peasants Movement . GNP. National income at FC. WTO.visionias. Functions and significance. Functions. Policy tools. External Sector and Currency Exchange rates ♦ BoP. Deficits.Miscellaneous: Reforms / Acts / Committee. ♦ Measurement Money and Banking ♦ Function of Money.Tribal Movements . Process. Money supply in India and factors affecting it  Banking: o o -11th NCERT: Economics: Indian Economic Development . Trade policies.Indian Economy Dutta and Sundaram . issues and challenges etc.Test 4 [2063] JUNE 17. Component etc. Structure. Taxes. NNP. GNP.visionias. Function.Role of Business groups . Evolution of Money.wordpress. Seasonal.The Hindu: Times Business Line -PIB : www.

d. Items Included in BoP. Agriculture: ● Recent trends in Agriculture Sector. Literacy and Education Demographics Women & Child Social Security Government budgeting and Fiscal Policy  Budgeting: Evolution of Budgeting. ● Cropping System and Pattern. Equity and debt Instruments. ▪ Social Welfare etc. Institutions and Laws.▪ ▪ ▪ ▪ Foreign Trade India and IMF. Convertibility. Deficit Financing External Sector and Currency Exchange rate  Balance of Payments: Definition. Development and Non-Development.. Specific and Ad Valorem.Role and Importance.Revenue and Capital. Working ▪ Health and Family Welfare and Evaluation.com/#!/visionias . World Bank.. Current and Capital Accounts. SDR's. ● Sustainable Agriculture. The Union Budget: Components . Social and Economic Objectives of Taxes.Sources of Revenue. Public Revenue . Organization and Functions. Capital Account. ● Animal Husbandry ● PDS ● Farm distress and government initiatives Industrial Sector: ● Industrial Policies. Bilateral and Regional Cooperation + Current Affairs (June+July+Aug+Sep-2015 & Capital Markets March 2016)  Basic Terms and Concepts. Measures of Government Deficit etc.com follow visionias at facebook 11 http://twitter. BoP and BoT Social Sectors Initiatives: ▪ Poverty alleviation Programmes ▪ Employment Generation Programmes ▪ Basic Amenities: Housing / Drinking  International Trade and Bodies: IMF: Purpose and Waters / Sanitation Objectives. IMF and Underdeveloped ▪ Women and Child Development Countries. WIPO India and International Institutions IPRs Social Development ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ ♦ Human Capital Development Poverty & Unemployment Inclusive Growth Rural Development Health. Public Expenditure . ● Agricultural Research.) Public Debt. GST. Taxes: Classification. Weaknesses in the Budgetary Process  Fiscal Policy: Public Finance .wordpress. ● Licensing ● MSME ● Labour Reforms ● Companies Act © VISION IAS www.visionias. ● Agricultural Marketing and Reforms. Reforms etc. Direct and Indirect. Primary market and Secondary markets etc.Revenue Account.in www.visionias. WTO . Objectives of Taxation.

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