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Economic XI Part-I

NCERT via Swayam


We welcome you on the online course of Indian Economic Development.The course will deal with “Indian Economic Development” from class XI Economics. It will give an idea to the learners about the foundation of Indian Economics & its development since Independence. The course will begin with a brief background of the Indian Economy on the eve of Independence. It will familiarise the learners with sectors of Indian Economy. It will also explain the planning process in India & its impact on different sectors of the economy. The reasons & processes of Economic reforms and the impact of economy will also be analysed. The learners will get an opportunity to know some of the major challenges facing the economy such as poverty, human capital formation, rural development, inflation, employment, infrastructure & sustainable development. A comparison of the development experience of India and its neighbouring countries will provide an idea of the perspective of development in these countries.This is a 6 months duration course (23 weeks). Each module of the course will have four quadrants, text, video, weblinks (to know more about the concept from other resources over the web), self-assessment questions (MCQs, true/false, one word answers etc.).


Chapter No.

Module No.

Module Name

Chapter 1

Module 1

Indian Economy on the Eve of Independence

Assignment 1

Chapter 2

Module 2

Indian Economy (1950-1990)

Assignment 2

Chapter 3

Module 3

Economic Reform Since 1991 – Part 1

Module 4

Economic Reform Since 1991 – Part 2

Assignment 3

Chapter 4

Module 5


Assignment 4

Chapter 5

Module 6

Human Capital Formation – Part 1

Module 7

Human Capital Formation – Part 2

Assignment 5

Chapter 6

Module 8

Rural Development – Part 1

Module 9

RuralDevelopment - Part 2

Assignment 6

Chapter 7

Module 10

Growth of Employment and Workforce in India

Module 11

Informalisation and Unemployment Problem

Assignment 7

Chapter 8

Module 12

Infrastructure – Part 1

Module 13

Infrastructure – Part 2

Assignment 8

Chapter 9

Module 14

Environment and Sustainable Development

Assignment 9

Chapter 10

Module 15

Comparative Development Experiences of India and ItsNeighbors

Assignment 10

Final Assessment

Taught by

Dr. Neeraja Rashmi


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