[BES16] Economic Survey → BoP→WTO Nairobi Package, IMF Reforms, P2P Lending, P-Notes KYC Norms

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  1. BES163-P4: IMF Reforms 2015-16- Yuan inclusion, Quota review
  2. BES163-P5: WTO-Nairobi Summit, Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM)
  3. BES165-P6: P2P Lending, KYC Norms on P-Notes, Crisis occurring more frequently

BES163-P4: IMF Reforms 2015-16- Yuan inclusion, Quota review, Directors’ Appointment

  • brief history and outcomes of the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, birth of World Bank and its five sister agencies, International monetary fund, General agreement on tariff and trade. (GATT) and World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • IMF reforms:1) inclusion of yuan in SDR basket of currencies, 2) expanding quota of emerging market economies and 3) appointment of executive directors


Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/j3HuI9sefRw

BES163-P5: WTO-Nairobi Summit, Special Safeguard Mechanism (SSM)


  • chronology of the WTO ministerial conferences in recent years.
  • Update related to trade facilitation agreement (TFA) from Bali summit.
  • WTO Nairobi Package: 1) and elimination of agriculture and cotton export subsidies 2) special Safeguard mechanism-SSM 3) tweaking the DFQF rules for least developed countries (L.D.C), information technology agreement-ITA; ever greening of patents
  • criticism against WTO Nairobi summit.
  • major trade disputes between India and USA at World Trade Organization.
  • Survey observation: Foreign trade is directly proportional to the size of economy and directly proportional to distance
  • classification of trade agreements of number of participants and integration level
  • economic survey’s observation on multiregional trade agreements versus regional trade agreements (MTA); TPP and its impact on India
  • five types of preferential trade agreements (PTA): Partial Scope Agreement, Free Trade Agreement (FTA), Customs Union (CU), Common Market (CM), Economic Union (EU)
  • has India benefited from trade agreements or not? – observations by Economic survey in volume-1 chapter-8: why should India shed-off its “Big but poor” Dilemma to gain maximum benefit from trade agreements?

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/dsmIP2EuK0U

BES165-P6: P2P Lending, KYC Norms on P-Notes, Crisis occurring more frequently


  • Economic survey has observed that earlier financial crisis in the national economy used to happen with a gap of 10 years, but nowadays such financial crisis occurring more frequently. Therefore, India needs to brace up, strengthen its regulatory regime on banking and finance.
  • Banking sector reforms: steps already taken and steps under process.
  • New updates related to banking sector reforms- SBI consolidation-merger with five associated banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB); arguments in favour and against this proposal.
  • Withdrawal of 3 business groups from payment bank license viz. 1) Dilip Shanghvi 2) Cholamandalam and 3) Tech Mahindra.
  • What is peer-to-peer lending (P2P): benefits and pitfalls. RBI draft-guidelines for regulation of P2P lending
  • Budget-2016 provisions to deepen Corporate bond market in India through SEBI and RBI.
  • National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)- mechanism
  • SEBI: new KYC norms on P-Notes investment.

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/HF0S1rV20mE
Next Lecture: 4th Pillar- sector of economy- agriculture “more from less” and Labour reforms.

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60 Comments on “[BES16] Economic Survey → BoP→WTO Nairobi Package, IMF Reforms, P2P Lending, P-Notes KYC Norms”

  1. Unable to download the powerpoints/slides of all these Economic survey and budget series 2016 . Only ppt of old economics lectures are avialable there .

    Is this me only or all of you are having same issues while trying to download this ESB 2016 ???

    Pls Mrunal sir help in this regard otherwise without revisions all the studied things will be lost from the memory.

    If someone has downloaded the ppt pls provide me the link at the earliest.

    Looking forward to response.

    1. same issue here. if you get the ppts related to economic survey 2016, please share it with me also.

  2. Sir, I request you to kindly provide us the ppt link for the lectures uploaded on Youtube.
    Earlier it was easy for me,as i access your site through my mobile, but because of network problems
    i am finding it difficult to study through youtube on mobile as well as laptop.
    or upar se airtel 3g k bhut costly plans hai.

  3. Mrunal sir thank you so much for ppts … very very indebted sir .. worth the wait \,,/

  4. Mrunal sir. Thank you so much for your videos!. They are all so well laid out.
    Sir, I have a request. Please upload rest of the portion( of Economic survey series) as soon as possible, prelims is just 40 days away.!

  5. sir, waiting for the left economic survey… less time left…. thank you so much !

  6. sir, please upload remaining portions of Economic Survey.

  7. hi frnds

    m not able to see Economic survey powerpoints under Economy section of downloads mediafire.. Can anyone please check and confirm if they are removed?

  8. Sir please upload remaining economics sessions..desperately awaiting…our prelims mark sheet’s economy is with u

  9. sir pls upload remaining eco-survey sessions soons since 1 month left for prelims and v r desperately waiting for ur lecture

  10. Sir atleast give a date of video uploading so we can prepare schedule for remaining subject..
    Plz sir…..

  11. Sir, please upload remaining economic survey videos. I’m eagerly waiting. I can wait but UPSC will not wait.

  12. sir please……… upload the remaining videos of Economic survey and budget. It is hardly 30 days now.

  13. Very useful lectures ….Sir please upload the remaining lectures. Only 30 dayz left
    Please sir

  14. when remaining parts will be uploaded ???

  15. SIR, please let us know if u will be covering all pillars before prelims..

  16. Sir Please upload PPts also…these are very much useful at the time of exam to recap in speedy way

  17. Sir will you be completing the eco survey and budget series before prelims ? Sir they are very helpful pls upload the next videos in the series thanks in advance

  18. I am depending on you for economic survey!
    Please complete the videos before exam!

  19. Sir please upload the agriculture and other lectures of the economic survey. I rely totally on your lectures for economics.

  20. Awesome… thank you so much. Messiah of economics …!!!!

  21. Sir
    bes 163/p4, 163/p5 and 163/p6
    bes 164/p4 and 164/p5

    ppt is not uploaded

  22. bes 165/p6 too is not uploaded

  23. guruji can u describe me the benifits of demonetisation briefly?

  24. sir can can u leave updated pdf form for economy

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