Social Justice-Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections of Population [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 1 - 6 of 12

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Question 1

Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections of Population
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Appeared in Year: 2016

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“Demographic Dividend in India will remain only theoretical unless our manpower becomes more educated, aware, skilled and creative.” What measures have been taken by the government to enhance the capacity of our population to be more productive and employable?

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Government has taken many steps for the development of our national and global competiveness. Indian policies and institutional frameworks have been constructed for this national skilling agenda. Government policies which enables the people՚s participation has taken active measures for the implementation of skill development and employment programs…

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Question 2

Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections of Population
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Appeared in Year: 2013

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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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Question 3

Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections of Population
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Appeared in Year: 2011

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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 4

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Critically examine the design of National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) Scheme. Do you think it has a better chance of success than the Swarna Jayanti Swarojgar Yojana (SGSY) in achieving its objectives? (Paper - I)

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  • National Rural Livelihood Mission is a modified version of Swarna Jayanti Swarojgar Yojna. it is a programme of ministry of Rural Development.
  • It aims to reduce poverty by enabling the poor household to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunity resulting in a sustainable livelihood.
National Rural Livelihood Mission
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Question 5

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Critically evaluate performance and outcomes of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) . (250 Words)

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  • Swachh Bharat Mission is a campaign by the Government of India to clean the streets, roads and infrastructure of the country՚s 4,041 statutory cities and towns. It includes ambassadors and activities such as a run, national real-time monitoring and updates from NGOs.
  • The objectives of Swachh Bharat are to reduce or eliminate open defeca…

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Question 6

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Placing convicted disabled people in solitary confinement with no support violates their right to life, bodily integrity and autonomy under Article 21. In the light of recent observations made by the Supreme Court on the right to privacy issue, critically comment on the issues involved in putting convicted disabled people in jails. (150 Words)

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In the Supreme Court՚s right to privacy judgment (Justice K. S. Puttaswamy v. Union of India) , Justice D. Y. Chandrachud held: “Life and personal liberty are inalienable to human existence.”

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  • In 2014, Delhi University professor G. N. Saibaba was arrested under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and held in Nagpur Central J…

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