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Class 9 Economics

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Class 9


Class 9 Economics focuses on the Indian economy and helps students learn in-depth about it through different chapters. It begins with the chapter of The Story of Village Palampur which explains the basic concepts and factors that related to the production with the help of a hypothetical story. Moreover, it also explains to students about farming and the different stages involved in the production. After that, it gives details about the Green Revolution and sustainable use of land. Next chapter of People as Resource is about how people are an asset and resource to our country. Further, it also explains the advantages and disadvantages of having the second largest population as a country. Further, it also makes students understand how the skills and knowledge of people may be used for various things. Next, we have Poverty as a Challenge which will enumerate the poverty indicators, absolute poverty, and the factors which cause poverty. It also throws light on the unequal distribution of resources in India. Finally, we have Food Security in India which will make students learn about the sources of food grains and their varieties. It also discusses famines and the meaning of food security and its need as well as the government’s role in it.

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Chapter 1 : The Story of Village Palampur

The story of Palampur is a hypothetical story of a village that introduced important fundamental concepts and factors relating to the production. Let us study these concepts in the story of village Palampur in detail in the following article. Let us also understand the way farming is done in Palampur village.

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Farming and Non Farming Activities in Palampur

Chapter 2 : People as Resource

India has the second largest population in the world. And while there are a few drawbacks of this, it is also an advantage. The citizens can be an asset to the country. Their skill and knowledge is a resource that can be utilized for economic activities. Let us see how People as Resource can contribute to our economy.

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Human Capital Formation

Chapter 3 : Poverty as a Challenge

It will not come as a shock to you that India has a poverty problem. But the actual statistics will surprise you. Did you know that about 276 million people in India live below the poverty line? One of the biggest challenges India has faced post-independence has been that of poverty. Let us take a closer look.

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Causes of Poverty and Anti Poverty Measures

Chapter 4 : Food Security in India

Food security is a challenge that is becoming a hard target to achieve as the days pass. What does one mean by it? And, most importantly what does food security in India look like in comparison to the global food security scenario? Let us find answers to these questions and more. 

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Food Security: Dimensions and Components