Economics XI Part-I

By Dr. M.V. Srinivasan   |   DESS, New Delhi
Learners enrolled: 1025
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.).
Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Core
Duration : 24 weeks
Category :
  • School
Level : School
Start Date : 22 Apr 2024
End Date : 30 Sep 2024
Enrollment Ends : 01 Sep 2024
Exam Registration Ends : 27 Sep 2024
Exam Date : 29 Sep 2024 IST

Note: This exam date is subjected to change based on seat availability. You can check final exam date on your hall ticket.

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Course layout

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

Rural Development - 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 Its Neighbors

Assignment 10

Final Assessment

Books and references

NCERT " Indian Economic Development" for Class - XI

Instructor bio

Dr. M.V. Srinivasan

DESS, New Delhi
Coordinator He is Associate Professor in Department of Education in Social Science (DESS) NIE, NCERT.  His areas of interest include Curriculum Development in Social Science, Programme Evaluation, Labour Economics & Economics Education. He is awarded a Ph. D by University Grants Commission. He holds lifetime membership in Indian Society of Labour Economics, New Delhi and is an Editorial Board Member of Journal of Indian Education and The Primary Teacher brought out by NCERT. He has contributed to various journals and social sciences textbooks published by NCERT. Co-Coordinator Dr. Pratima Kumari DESS, NCERT, New Delhi Dr. Pratima Kumari is working as Associate Professor in Department of Education in Social Sciences, NCERT New Delhi. She has been an expert in Economics in many live interaction programmes of MHRD-GOI Channel SWAYAM PRABHA. She contributed to the development of Learning Outcomes at the Elementary and Secondary Stage in Social Sciences, which is now a part of RTE Act. She contributed to the School Based Assessment module of National Initiative for School Heads and Teachers Holistic Advancement (NISHTHA). She contributed to the Economics textbooks of NCERT at Senior Secondary Stage.

Course certificate

The final assessment will be conducted in the last week of the course i.e. from 29th September 2024 to 30th September 2024. The participants will get completion certificate if they score 60% and above in the final assessment.

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