Social Justice [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 29 - 33 of 108

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Question 29

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Identify the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that are related to health. Discuss the action taken by the government for achieving the same.

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Millennium Development goals are the targeted goals started in year 2000 by United Nations for a period of fifteen years in diversified fields like poverty, gender equality, education, health with the help of international organizations collaborations.

Millennium Development Goals

The core sector in Millennium Development goals are as follows

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Question 30

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The concept of Mid Day Meal (MDM) scheme is almost a century old in India with early beginnings in Madras presidency in pre-independent India. The scheme has again been given impetus in most states in the last two decades. Critically examine its twin objective, latest mandates and success.

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The twin objective of Mid Day Meal Scheme is first to raise the enrollment and attendance in school and secondly to increase the nutritional content in children՚s daily food intake to ensure healthy and productive childhood.

The scheme has been great impetus as recent studies because of the following reasons:

  • The scheme is successful at low cost.
  • Achi…

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Question 31

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The product diversification of financial institutions and insurance companies, resulting in overlapping of products and services strengthens the case for the merger of two regulatory agencies, namely SEBI and IRDA. Justify.

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  • The product diversification of financial institution is the byproduct of the recommendation given by FSLRC. It has been done because of many hybrid products which are difficult to classify, so there is a need of merger for the regulating arbitrage for consumer satisfaction and protection that՚s why to overcome the confusion and disputes over the pr…

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Question 32

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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To implement one key recommendation of the Mohini Giri Committee, the government has recently announced the constitution of a National council. Highlight the composition and the mandate of this National council.

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Mohini Giri Committee is related to the Draft National Policy of Senior citizen for the purpose accords the needs of Senior citizens aged 80 years and above, elderly women and the rural poor in 2011.

Compositions of the committee are as follows:

  • Chairman is the Representative of Ministries of Health and Family Welfare, Rural Development, Finance, Hom…

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Question 33

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Electronic cash transfer system for the welfare schemes is an ambitious project to minimize corruption, eliminate wastage and facilitate reforms. Comment.

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Electronic cash transfer is a high powered technology driven system which has been used in the welfare schemes for reforming government delivery system, transparency in system, fast delivery system without any loophole and directly targeted to the beneficiaries, elimination of intermediaries.

Following are the some of the benefits of electronic cash…

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