I ECONOMICS;LESSON-1; STORY OF VILLAGE PALAMPUR BASIC OCCUPATIONS, SOCIAL STATIFICATION/ORGANISATION OF PRODUCTION, LAND LABOUR CAPITAL.

NON-FARM ACTIVITIES IN THE CONTEXT OF A VILLAGE. ASSIGNMENT1.Define, ‘economy’. 2.Differenciate between economic and non- economic activities. 3.What is ‘production’? 4.Define ‘consumption’. 5.List the different economic activities existing in Palampur. 6.List and explain the four requirements for the production of goods and services. 7.What are the three sectors of production? Define with examples. 8.List the various ways in which agricultural production can be increased. 9.What has been the impact of modern farming methods on the natural resource base? 10.List the problems faced by landless farm labourers like Dala and Ramkali. 11.Why do villagers migrate to cities? List the kind of jobs they take up. 12.In what ways are the conditions of small farmers different from the medium and large farmers? Write how the two categories arrange capital for farming. 13What is meant by surplus farm produce? 14.Modern farming methods are capital intensive and require more inputs, which are manufactured in industry. Explain. 15.Why are the wages of farm labourers in Palampur less than minimum wages? 16.What can be done so that more farm production activities can be started in villages?

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