1. What is economic development?
(a) Efforts to improve the quality of life increasing the job opportunities in the country.
(b) Efforts that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a community by creating and/or retaining jobs and supporting or growing incomes and the tax base.
(c) Efforts to increase the wealth of the country
(d) Efforts to improve the financial liquidity in banks.
2. Which of the following model is not a model of economic development?
a) Harrod-Domar Model
b) Exogenous growth model
c) Surplus labor
3. What is the function of Economic Development Organizations (EDOs)?
a) To ensure that enough wealth in available with the country
Indian national movement finally reached destiny in the midnight of 15th August, 1947.It leads in a new era wherein the belief that everyone is born free and has a right to fulfill one-self in human dignity was no longer a myth.
The framers of the Indian Constitution in their collective wisdom drafted Article 3 enshrined in which is the recognition of the fact that every community with different cultural and linguistic background has the inherent right to self determination, and to develop itself according to its own ethos thereby enriching the cultural heritage of the community and enhancing its integration in the national mainstream. But little did they realize that for the Gorkhas living in the Darjeeling, Dooars and the Terai region of North Bengal, the dawn of freedom was just a dream too far. It was only a change in the Colonial masters – from the British to the Bengal Raj – where exploitation and subjugation was many-fold worse than before. Which result the series of demand varies from time to time. Protest of different forms and dimension has been witnessed throughout the 20th century to separate from West Bengal as to form new State called Gorkhaland.
The demand for Gorkhaland as a constituent state within the Union of India has been the oldest demands...