Social Justice-Government Policies and Interventions for Development [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 1 - 5 of 26

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Question 1

Government Policies and Interventions for Development
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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Examine the main provisions of the National Child Policy and throw light on the status of its implementation.

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Laws and Policies to Protect Children
  • The Indian Government has implemented a new National Policy for Children, 2013 on 26th April, 2013. According to this policy, every person below the age of eighteen years will be considered as a child and this policy will cover all children within the territory and jurisdiction of the country. Childhood is a sli…

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Question 2

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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An athlete participates in Olympics for personal triumph and nation՚s glory; victors are showered with cash incentives by various agencies, on their return. Discuss the merit of state sponsored talent hunt and its cultivation as against the rationale of a reward mechanism as encouragement.

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Talent hunt is a comprehensive approach for searching the talents in the field of sports and rewarding them is the method to honor their achievements, so that others can inspire and they perform better in different sports also.

In recent times it has been seen that the victors are given more attention and showered with cash, government portfolios in…

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Question 3

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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 4

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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“The local self government system in India has not proved to be effective instrument of governance” . Critically examines the statement and gives your views to improve the situation.

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Local self-government is an organization established for democratic decentralization in participatory democracy run by state government at grassroot level. it is based upon the Gandhian Philosophy of “Gram Swaraj” and also enshrined in the directive principle of state policy under Article 44. It was granted constitutional status by 73rd and 74th co…

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Question 5

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Two parallel run schemes of the Government, viz the Aadhaar Card and NPR, one as voluntary and the other as compulsory, have led to debates at national levels and also litigations. On merits, discuss whether or not both schemes need run concurrently. Analyze the potential of the schemes to achieve developmental benefits and equitable growth.

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  • Aadhaar and NPR (National Population register) are two schemes of the government running parallel in which NPR is compulsory but Aadhaar is voluntary.
  • The NPR is comprehensive identity of Data base maintained by Registrar general of India. It is compulsory for every citizen to register as per section 14A of the citizenship act 1955. The Aadhaar is 1…

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