Social Justice-Role of NGOs and SHGs [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 1 - 6 of 6

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Question 1

Role of NGOs and SHGs
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Appeared in Year: 2016

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“In the Indian governance system, the role of non-state actors has been only marginal.” Critically examine this statement.

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Advantages of NGOs in Image
  • Non-state actors are the groups which are not directly associated with the government but affect the governance by various means and they are considered as the ‘third’ sector. They are like unsung heroes who aid in promoting good governance like transparency, effectiveness, openness, responsiveness and accountability. The…

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Question 2

Role of NGOs and SHGs
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Appeared in Year: 2015

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The Self-Help Group (SHG) Bank Linkage Program (SBLP) , which is India՚s own Innovation, has proved to be one of the most effective poverty alleviation and women empowerment programs. Elucidate.

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Self Help Groups are informal organization of people who choose to come together to find ways to improve their working condition by doing works related to agriculture, craft, small scale industries and Micro small Medium enterprises etc.

Progress of SHG-Bank Linkage Model

Self Help group Bank Linkage Program is Financial Inclusion scheme in which ban…

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Question 3

Role of NGOs and SHGs
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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 4

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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.

  • Inv…

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Question 5

Role of NGOs and SHGs
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Appeared in Year: 2013

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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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Question 6

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Discuss the role played by NGOs and international institutions through their development initiatives in helping India address immediate problems following India՚s partition. (250 Words)

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Background:

Some of the immediate challenges which were of concern to India immediately following India՚s partition were food security, illiteracy, vast population and depletion of resources etc.

Role Played by NGO and International Institutions:

Family Planning:

  • With the approval of the Nehru government, the Rockefeller foundation (RF) also took steps…

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