GS 3 Websites PDF for IAS Mains General Studies 3 (Paper 4)

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General Studies 3 (GS 3 Websites PDF) Technology, Economic Development, Bio diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management

GS 3 Websites PDF: Economic Development


Syllabus:

  • Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment.
  • Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
  • Government Budgeting:
  • Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
  • Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
  • Investment models.

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GS 3 Websites PDF: Agriculture:


Syllabus:

  • Land reforms in India.
  • Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e- technology in the aid of farmers.
  • Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
  • Food processing and related industries in India- scope’ and significance, location, upstream and downstream requirements, supply chain management.

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GS 3 Websites PDF: Technology


Syllabus:

  • Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
  • Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
  • Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.

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GS 3 Websites PDF: Environment & Disaster Management


  • Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
  • Disaster and disaster management.

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GS 3 Websites PDF: Internal Security


Syllabus:

  • Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
  • Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate
  • Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
  • Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; money-laundering and its prevention.
  • Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism.

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