As far as the education of the country is concerned the CBSE is believed as one of the prime organization. It also deals with the making of the syllabus for various standards and preparing the books for the same. The CBSE Class 11 economics is divided into two parts. One is concerned with the theory that is which gives a practical and historical insight of the Indian Economy pre and post-Independence. The second deal with the numerical or mathematical portion of the subject.
The economic growth and economic development of the country are closely inter-connected, and the country has shown a rising percentage of the both. The first year plans were imperative to get the country into the global market, and this was a result of liberalization and globalization. There was also a considerable development in the rural and agricultural sector of the country through Green Revolution which starkly increased the agricultural output. Sustainable development stressed on a more gradual development without harming our environment and the natural resources of the country. The chapter 4 and 6 of the Economics books deals with poverty and rural development.
Chapter 4- Poverty
The CBSE Class 11 Economics chapter 4 deals with poverty. After the British left the country, there was stark poverty throughout the country with a steep fall in the agricultural and industrial sector. Even now there are a considerable number of people whose earning is below the poverty line. This chapter helps to make concept related to poverty clearer. The following topics are taught in this chapter:
- Who are the poor?
- How are the poor people identified?
- The number of poor in India
- What causes poverty?
- Policies and programs towards poverty alleviation
- Poverty alleviation programs – A critical assessment
Chapter 6 – Rural Development
Since almost seventy of the country’s economy is agricultural based, the economic growth is also dependent on the rural development. The development concerns the lifestyle of the people living in the rural areas and how their production is channelized to the market economy thus leading to their development. The following topics are taught in this chapter:
- What is Rural Development?
- Credit and Marketing in Rural Areas
- Agricultural market system
- Diversification into productive activities
- Sustainable development and organic farming
The NCERT solutions and how they help?
The CBSE board always uses the NCERT published books in the schools and the students can buy the solution books of the particular subjects to get a better insight of the chapters. The solutions books contain questions, both long and short, from the particular chapters. It helps the student to prepare for their exams. Also once the student has read the chapter, he can go through an exercise of trying to answer the questions which are there in the solutions book. NCERT solutions for Class11 Rural Development and Poverty, for example, make a list of questions that a student can consult before main exams.