Social Justice [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 68 - 72 of 108

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Question 68

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Discuss critically implications of the WASH interventions for the health of children and women, especially stunting in children. (250 Words)

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  • Cases related to water and sanitation are one of the major causes of death in children under five. Without access to clean water and basic toilets, and without good hygiene practices, a child՚s survival, growth and development are at risk.
  • As India is undergoing transition from Millennium Development Goals to Sustainable Development Goals…

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Question 69

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What are the important findings of Global Burden of Disease study with respect to India? Discuss the significance of its findings to policymaking in health sector for Indian states. (250 Words)

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  • Global Burden of Disease study chart the changing patterns of disease-related death and disability from 1990 onwards.
  • Health status of populations across the world changes over time in response to socio-economic, demographic, nutritional, scientific, technological, environmental and cultural shifts. Such health transitions have been esp…

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Question 70

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Do you think private schools deliver better learning outcomes than public schools? In the light of the recent World Development Report, discuss the issues associated with private education and the need for upgradation of public education in India. (250 Words)

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The World Bank՚s recent flagship World Development Report, 2018 has studied the comparison of learning outcomes in private and public schooling systems.

There is a Popular Perception That Private School Deliver Better Learning Outcomes Due to Advantages They Share like:

  • Private schools have better infrastructure required for the physical…

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Question 71

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It is recommended that welfare and other such schemes should either be weeded out or merged for convergence with larger sectoral schemes or be transferred to states, which can then continue with these schemes based on their requirements. Discuss critically the rationale behind this recommendation. (250 Words)

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The Union government at present runs hundreds of social welfare schemes (675 Central sector schemes as per Budget 2017 - 18) .

There is a need to rationalize existing welfare schemes because concerns are present:

A large majority of these are small in terms of allocation with the top six to seven schemes accounting for about 50 % of total welfare spe…

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Question 72

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“Global Hunger Index offers a needed reality check for India՚s big power aspirations.” Comment. (150 Words)

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  • The recently published GHI report of International Food policy research institute (IFPRI) ranked India 100 out of 119 countries on the following parameters.
  • India falls behind war-ravaged Iraq, and the international “outcast” , North Korea. Only two countries in Asia — Afghanistan and Pakistan — are below India in the ranking. India is …

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