Social Justice [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 7 - 10 of 108

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Question 7

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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The setting up of a Rail Tariff Authority to regulate fares will subject the cash strapped Indian Railways to demand subsidy for obligation to operate non-profitable routes and services. Taking into account the experience in the power sector, discuss if the proposed reform is expected to benefit the consumers, the Indian Railways or the private container operators.

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  • The Rail Tariff has been passed by the Parliament which acts as an independent body to advise the government on fixing the fares and freight of railways depending upon the market conditions.
  • Rail Tariff will also develop an integrated, impartial, transparent and dynamic price mechanism for the freight segment in Indian Railways which will bring down…

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Question 8

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Hunger and Poverty are the biggest challenges for good governance in India still today. Evaluate How far successive governments have progressed in dealing with these humongous problems suggest measures for improvement.

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India is one of the fastest growing economies of the world; despite this, hunger and poverty are the biggest hurdles for good governance. Right from independence government has made a lots of programs and policies to alleviate poverty and hunger but still India is lagging too much in eradicating it. it can be seen from Global Hunger index recently …

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Question 9

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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The penetration of self-help groups (SHGs) in rural areas in promoting participation in development programs is facing socio-cultural hurdles. Examine.

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  • Self Help Group is a village based Voluntary organization mainly women come together and create employment opportunities for sustenance of their life and by making herself self-reliant. These groups are also promoted by the Governments and Banks because of its financial inclusion and credit facilities given with a low rate of interest. Thus some po…

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Question 10

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Thought 100 percent FDI is already allowed in non-news media like a trade publication and general entertainment channel, the Government is mulling over the proposal for increased FDI in new for quite some time. What difference would an increase in FDI make? Critically evaluate the pros and cons.

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The government of India has given the green signals to the 100 % FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) in non-news media like a trade publication and general entertainment channel and 26 % of the FDI in non-media but planning to increase more in it.

Some of the advantages for infusing the FDI in non-media are as follows:

  • Infusion of New Technology and incr…

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