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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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Indian Polity by M Laxmikanth . SIC.wordpress.Class IX and X NCERT: Democratic Politics .Good Governance. CIC. e-Governance Transparency & Accountability . Lokpal.in www. Judicial Reform. Lokayukta. Political systems: Democratic & NonDemocratic. Social Audit Public Policy: Making. Parliamentary & Presidential. CVC. Test 1 [2060] Date of Mock Test JUNE 5.visionias. 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 .11th NCERT: Indian Constitution at Work .Reforms: Police Reform. Implementation. Governing Council. it is not exhaustive. Unitary & Federal. People participation .SCHEDULE.in . Direct and Representative. 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.PIB : www.pib.nic. Evolution & Making of the Constitution.Our Political System: Subhash Kashyap Primary Secondary (Essential) (Additional) News Paper News Paper / / Magazines Magazines / / website website . Evaluation and monitoring Public Sector Management Public-private partnerships (PPP) Rights Issues etc. Significant Provisions The Preamble The Union and its Territory Citizenship Fundamental Rights. ♦ 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 .com follow visionias at facebook http://twitter.RTI. however.visionias.Governance in India by M Laxmikanth . Republic and Monarchy etc.Civil Society. 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. SHRC. Features. CBI. 2016 Topics covered Syllabus (The list is indicative to help students. Political Reform etc. CONTENT & REFERENCE TEST No.Yojana . forms and types Political system as established by the Constitution Indian Constitution: Historical Underpinnings. NCPCR etc.Class 12th NCERT: Politics in India since Independence .The Hindu .com/#!/visionias . Citizen’s Charter & Anti-Corruption .The Indian Express National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) Non-Constitutional Bodies ♦ NITI Aayog ♦ NHRC. Administrative Reform.Introduction to the Constitution of India: D D Basu .

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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