Social Justice [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 34 - 40 of 108

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Question 34

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Discuss the extent, causes, and implications of the ‘nutrition transition’ said to be underway in India. (Paper - I)

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  • Nutrition Transition can be referred to as the increased consumption of unhealthy foods, compounded with increased prevalence of overweight in middle-to-low income countries. It has serious implications in terms of Public health outcomes, risk factors, economic growth and international nutrition policy.

Extent of “Nutrition Transition” :

  • India is a d…

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Question 35

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Bring out the salient features of the PCPNDT Act, 1994, and the implications of its amendment in 2003. (Paper - I)

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  • Pre Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Technique Act, 1994 (PCPNDT) was enacted to ban on Pre Natal Diagnostic so that the sex ratio can be check. The main purpose of the enacting the act is to ban the use of sex selection techniques before and after conception and sex selective abortion.
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Question 36

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Comment on the recommendation of Wadhwa Commission on the Public Distribution System.

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  • The Supreme Court of India constituted a committee under the retired Justice D. P Wadhwa to monitors its order in the Public Interest Litigation on right to food.
  • The committee came out with the strong indictment of Public Distribution System. Based on State-level reports for Delhi, Orissa, Bihar, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Gujarat, and Karn…

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Question 37

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Upliftment of the neglected sections of society will be best served with many more centers of the Indira Gandhi National Tribal University ″ . Expand on the assertion made.

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  • Indira Gandhi National Tribal University in Amarkantak, Anuppur district, Madhya Pradesh, India was established through an Act of Parliament, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Act, 2007, by Government of India. Indira Gandhi National Tribal University,
  • The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University envisages providing higher education to tribal…

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Question 38

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Comment on Deen Dayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) . (Paper - I)

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  • Deen Dayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme is a centrally sponsored Scheme under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. It is also called Scheme to Promote Voluntary Action for Persons with Disabilities ″ .

The objectives of the scheme are:

  1. To create an enabling environment to ensure equal opportunities, equity, social justice and empowerment of …

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Question 39

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Distinguish between the objectives, structure and functioning of the “Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan” and the ‘Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti’ .

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‘Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan’ :

  • Kendriya Vidyalaya is a system of Central Government schools under the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The system came into being in under the name ‘Central Schools’ . Later, the name was changed to Kendriya Vidyalaya. All the schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) .

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Question 40

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Comment on the salient features of the recent draft model real estate (Regulation of Development) Act of the ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation of the Central Government.

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  • The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation has prepared a draft model Real Estate (Regulation of Development) Act. The Draft aims to establish a regulatory Authority Key highlight of the Act.
  • An appellate Tribunal to regulate control and promote planned and healthy development and construction, sale, transfer and management of colonies, r…

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