UPSC Mains Questions 35. Devolution of Powers and Finances Up to Local Levels

The MGNREGA remains one of the most ambitious programs for public welfare and rural development, but its objective cannot be achieved without a strong and capable PRI. Elucidate.

MGNREGA is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Rural Development that is driven by demand-based employment generation, ensuring the right to work. Objectives of MGNREGA: Guarantees 100 days of ..

The significance of the principle of subsidiarity was well reflected in the maagement of COVID-19 pandemic. Analyse.

The principle of subsidiarity entails the devolution of powers to multiple stakeholders to create ease of functioning. It was well reflected in the COVID-19 management in many ways: Decentralization led ..

Effective devolution of finances is an important requirement for Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) to fulfill their objectives. Discuss while also elaborating on the reasons behind lack of financial resources for PRIs in India.

The 73rd constitutional amendment act 1992 gave recognition to the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) in India. However, PRIs have been unable to achieve their dreams of self-sufficient villages for which ..