Social Justice-Government Policies and Interventions for Development [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 6 - 10 of 26

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Question 6

Government Policies and Interventions for Development
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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Do government՚s schemes for up-lifting vulnerable and backward communities by protecting required social resources for them, lead to their exclusion in establishing businesses in urban economies?

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  • The government is uplifting the vulnerable and backward communities through its policies and programs mainly in rural areas. Such as providing self-employment, road, rail connectivity to towns, Hospital, Banking services, water and sanitation and many other poverty alleviation programs. Schools and free education, books, Mid-Day Meal, school dress …

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Question 7

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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To ensure effective implementation of policies addressing water, sanitation and Hygiene needs, the identification of beneficiaries segment is to be synchronized with the anticipated outcomes. Examine the statement in the context of WASH initiative.

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WASH stands for ‘Water’ , ‘Sanitation’ , and ‘Hygiene’ . It is recommendable scheme launched by UNICEF globally to provide clean and potable water, sanitation and basic toilets, which is a key public healthcare issue within international development and the focus of sustainable development goals.

Studies reveal that Today, 663 million people do not …

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Question 8

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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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 9

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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 10

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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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