Social Justice [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 23 - 28 of 108

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Question 23

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Examine critically the recent changes in the rules governing foreign funding of NGOs under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA) , 1976.

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Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976 was passed to regulate the acceptance and utilization of foreign Contribution and foreign Hospitality by persons and associations working in the important areas of National Life.

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 1976

This also regulates the funds coming to such an individual and Nongovernmental organi…

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Question 24

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How can the role of NGOs be strengthened in India for development works relating to protection of the environment? Discuss Throwing light on major constraints.

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NGOs have played a very important role in India for protection and conservation of Environment. As India՚s is one of the populated Country in the world and for achieving the needs of the population at large the Environment has been exploited unsustainably so called Development.

Steps taken by the NGOs for protection of environment are as follows.

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Question 25

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Though there have been several different estimates of Poverty in India, all indicate reduction in poverty levels over time. Do you agree? Critically examine with reference to urban and rural Poverty indicators.

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Poverty is one of the biggest challenges for India՚s socio economic development due to its multidimensional nature. It endangers prosperity everywhere.

The government of India time to time looks into the matter and formed committees to report on it. Different estimates of Poverty in India have been published by the committees. Ssome of them are as f…

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Question 26

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Public health system has limitations in providing universal health coverage. Do you think that the private sector could help in bridging the gap? What other viable alternatives would you suggest?

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Public Health System in India has a long term goal for achieving Universal Health coverage for providing medical facilities like medicines, doctors and other hospital services at affordable prices and many places free of cost for the poor and down trodden. There is a bill on Public Health Policy pending before the Parliament.

Public Health System in India

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Question 27

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The basis for providing urban amenities in rural areas (PURA) is rooted in establishing connectivity. Comment.

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Providing Urban Amenities to rural area is a strategy for rural development first emphasized by former president A. P. J Abul Kalam. The main objective of this scheme is to bridge the gap between the urban and rural areas by providing all connectivity to the urban areas. Thus the development of economies of rural areas along with the employment of …

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Question 28

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The legitimacy and accountability of self help groups (SHGs) and their patrons, the micro-finance outfits, need systematic assessment and scrutiny for the sustained success of the concept. Discuss.

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  • Self Help Groups is the voluntary organization mainly assembly of female members at village level who engaged themselves in various small activities like pickle making, papad making, beedi and cigar making and many other small scale industries works. Thus by performing their tasks in a collective manner the members always tries to help and support …

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