B. A. Semester- I

ECO -112 - Economy of Maharashtra

(With effect from June 2019)

Objectives:

1. To study the main characteristics of economy in Maharashtra.

2. To understand the role of Agriculture in economy of Maharashtra.

Outcomes:

1. Students will understand the various challenges of Economy in Maharashtra.

2. Students will study the Problems of economy in Maharashtra.

Unit Topic Sub-Topic Lectures

I Agriculture in

Maharashtra

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Role of agriculture in economy of Maharashtra

2.3 Agriculture Productivity: Meaning, Definition, causes

and Remedies of Low Productivity

3.4 Green revolution: Meaning, Definition, factor affecting

to Green revolution.

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II

Economic and

Demographic

Features of

Maharashtra

2.1 General Characteristics of Economy of Maharashtra

2.2 Population: Size and growth rates, Sex ratio, Literacy,

Density of Population, Causes of growth of Population

2.3 Unemployment: Meaning, Definition, causes and

remedies

2.4 Poverty: Meaning, Definition, causes and remedies

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III Industry in

Maharashtra

3.1 Industry: Definition, Structure and importance of

Industries

3.2 Special economic zone (SEZ): Meaning, Definition and

effects of SEZ.

3.3 Argo-based and small scale industries: Meaning,

problems and Remedies.

3.4 New Industrial Policy of Maharashtra -2013.

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IV

Co-operative

Movement in

Maharashtra

4.1 Co-operative Movement & its origin

i Co-operation: Definition, Scope and Principles of cooperation.

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ii Progress of co-operative movement in Maharashtra

4.2 Co-operative Act: Act of 1904, Act of 1912,

4.3 Maharashtra State New Co-operative Act 2013.

4.4 Co-operative Credit in Maharashtra

i Primary Agricultural Credit Co-operative societies:

Functions and Merits.

ii District Co-operative Bank: Function and Merits.

iii State Co-operative Bank: Function and Merits.

References

१. आर. एस. सो ळुंके, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था ,कैलाश प्रकाशन, औरंगाबाद, १९९९

२. र. पु. कुरुलकर, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , वि द्या प्रकाशन, ना गपूर, २००६

३. बी. डी. इंगळे, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , अरुणा प्रकाशन, लातूर, २००९

४. मंगला जंगले, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , प्रशां त प्रकाशन, जळगाव, २००८

५. रा जश्री जाधव, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था , अरुणा प्रकाशन, लातूर, २००१

६. माधव बि रा जदार, महारा ष्ट्राची अर्थव्यवस्था ,वि द्या प्रकाशन, औरंगाबाद, २०१२

७. महारा ष्ट्राची आर्थिक पाहणी, अर्थ व सां ख्यकी संचना लय, नि योजन वि भाग महारा ष्ट्र शा सन, मुंबई,२०११-१२

८. Population Census of Maharashtra-2011.

९. Maharashtra Development Report 2007- Planning Commission, Govt. of India, New

Delhi.