Page-3 of GS-I: Poverty and Developmental Issues

Looking at all poverty from the rural perspective and applying rural solutions to urban conditions will not yield results. Discuss the statement in context of differences between urban and rural poverty in India.

As per UNDP, about 21% people in India live below Poverty Line. Within this, approximately 80% of poor live in rural areas, rest in urban areas. Differences between urban & rural poverty in India: Major cause: Rural – non remunerative ..

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Farm loan waivers are neither adequate nor recommended for promoting sustained agricultural growth. Analyze.

Farm loan waiver refers to the payment of agricultural loans by the government and exemption of farmers from doing the same. Farm loans waivers are inadequate: Only 60% of farmers take a loan from formal banks and the rest depend ..

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India is becoming increasingly urban, but simultaneously the number of the urban poor is also increasing. Discuss the problems that the urban poor face. Also, discuss the measures that can be taken to face this challenge.

India is one of the fastest developing countries in the world. Urban areas have contributed most to this development. 31 % of the Indian population lives in urban areas. However, most of our urban population is poor and not well ..

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Despite various laws, the problem of bonded labour is still existing in India. Discuss the causes and solutions for the existing problem.

Bonded labour is a type of exploitative work that includes forceful conditions of work for free or very less wages. It has continued even after independence due to factors like: Land reforms and tenancy reforms were not undertaken with sincerity ..

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Despite Consistence experience of High growth, India still goes with the lowest indicators of human development. Examine the issues that make balanced and inclusive development elusive.

In the Human Development Index rankings released by the United Nations Development Programme, India stood at 130th position out of 180+ countries. On the contrary, India was the fastest-growing economy last year. These two when looked in unison shows clear ..

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What were the four pillars of rural sanitation revolution under Swachh Bharat mission?

The government had set the target to make India open defecation free by 2019 as a tribute to the father of nation Mahatma Gandhiji. 2nd October 2019 is the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Four Pillars of Rural Sanitation ..

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