Page-5 of GS-I: Poverty and Developmental Issues

"Without the inclusion of poor in the development agenda, the idea of development cannot be sustainable." Comment.

Sustainable development is a program for achieving human development goals that meet the needs of the present without affecting the ability of future generations to meet their own needs in terms of natural resources and ecosystem services. It considers both ..

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Is regional inequality among Indian states is a cause of individual income inequality or vice versa? Discuss.

In my view, regional inequality among the states and within the states is the major cause of individual income inequality. The differences in per capita incomes are a suitable indicator of imbalances and inequalities rather. The increased regional inequality results ..

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Discuss the various opportunities available to the Self Help Groups (SHGs) for overall financial empowerment and inclusion of the women in India with particular emphasis on efforts and achievements of three Self-Help Groups in your /any state of India.

The Self Help Groups have played a very significant role in the financial empowerment and inclusion of women in India. Some of the roles played are as follows: Self help groups are good institutions for micro finance and micro credit, ..

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What is the severity of water crisis in Maharashtra?

Maharashtra is faced with an unprecedented water crisis. The rivers of the state have dried with water level in dams and reservoirs depleted to untold proportions. There is an unprecedented depletion of ground-water. This has led to concerns of long-term ..

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