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General Studies - III 250 Marks (Technology, Economic Development, Bio-diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management)
Indian Economy: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
Inclusive growth: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
Agriculture and irrigation: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers
Farm Subsidies, MSP, PDS and Technology Mission: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
Food Processing: Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.
Land Reforms: Land reforms in India.
Liberalization and Industrial policy: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
Science and Technology: Developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
Indigenization of technology: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
Technology and IPR: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, Nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
Environment: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
Disaster Management: Disaster and disaster management.
Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
Internal and Cyber Security: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
Security Challenges: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism
Security Forces: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate