Foundation Course -I: ECONOMY, POLITY AND SOCIETYANDHRA UNIVERSITY
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Basic features of Indian Economy - Trends in National Income – Role of Agriculture Sector – Problems, Remedial measures ; Industry – Large scale, Small scale – problems and remedial measures ; a brief review of Industrial policies in India. Role of Public Sector in the context of globalization.
Module – II:
Population, Poverty, Unemployment and Income Inequalities – Causes and Consequences – Remedies – Inflation - Causes and Remedies – Indian Tax Structure Globalisation, Economic Reforms and their impact on Indian Economy.
Module – III:
Indian National movement - various Stages – Its legacy. Integration of Native States and Formation of Modern India. Formation of Andhra Pradesh.
Module – IV:
Basic Characteristics of Indian Constitution - Indian Political System, Emergence of All India Parties – Regional Parties – Coalition Politics.
Centre – State relations – Emerging trends – Various commissions –– Rajamannar Committee, Anandpur Sahib resolutions, Sarcaria Commission. Indian Foreign Policy – Non – Aligned Movement – Local Self Governments in the light of 73rd , 74th Constitutional amendments. Right to Information Act – Governance – factors influencing Governance – Civil Society.
Module – V:
Salient features of Indian Social Structure, Social Groups: Primary and Secondary, Association – Institution. Status and Role – Norms, Values and Customs. Concept of Socialisation – Agencies of Socialisation.
Gender Issues – Women Liberation Movements in India – Domestic Violence , Women empowerment – Entrepreneurship Programmes – Child labour.
Human Rights – Importance and violation of Human rights.