Now next question arises how to prepare for Economic and Social issues for NABARD Grade A Exam .what books material or strategy needs to follow .
This section you need to prepare with two aspects in mind :-
Factual knowledge which will help you in Paper II or Prelim Paper I .
Conceptual knowledge which will help you in English Paper . which is common to both for both generalist and specialist .
For Economics and Social issues :-
You must start from NCERTs Class 11th and 12th
Class 11th Indian Economic Development
Class 12th Part I Micro Economics
Then Read Chapters of India year Book related to Economy Social Sector as well as Agriculture
Government Schemes you may read from GK Today
Read all four Books then Follow Mrunal’s Previous year’s Budget and Economic Survey series . You may skip parts from this series those are not relevant .
Then Read Economic Survey and Budget Speech( at least )
For Social Issues you may again start from NCERT
There are two books
1 . Indian Society
Then you may read Ram Ahuja Social Problem in India
But here you need to keep one thing in mind both Economics and Social issues are dynamic issues .you need to read about changes our society and nation is going through .
So you need to read at least one national daily for general coverage and one other for Economic Coverage .
So you must read for till examination Columns articles and news from these newspapers those are related to you Syllabus .
You may read
Either The Hindu / Indian Express
Economic Times / Business Standard ( here read only about general economics not details of share market etc )
read Socio-Economic census 2011 search Google for this
NABARD Annual report ( read conceptual about issues related to syllabus not factual data )
If even then Time allows you may read
Yojna & Kurukshetra ( 6 issues till examination )
You also need to prepare for Environment issues as mentioned in Syllabus for that you may read
Shankar IAS Environment ( read only specific topics given )
So this is all you need to prepare for Economic and Social issues . This section is dynamic as I told you already . Here your competition will be with candidates those are preparing for IAS or RBI Grade B from years . So you need to work on both aspects your writing skills as well as factual knowledge .