Food security in India is ensured by a network of fair-price shops set across the country under the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, which provides cereals and other items to 50% ..
GOI has recently Codified various labour laws under four major heads, in order to simplify the laws associated with the sector. Under the new scheme, rights of the labour and ..
While throwing light on private finance initiate model, critically examine its significance in Indian context.
Private Finance Initiative (PFI) is a way of financing public sector projects through the private sector. PFI helps decrease the immediate burden on government and taxpayers to come up with ..
Despite being considered as a gamechanger for food processing industry, the progress of Mega food parks has remained slow. Discuss.
Mega Food Parks (MFPs) provide a modern infrastructure facility for food processing along with a value chain from farm to market through a cluster-based approach. Currently, 22 MFPs are operational ..
Establishment of National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NBFID) will boost India’s growth but it will have its own set of challenges. Discuss.
National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development aims at: Financing Lend, invest via long-term loans Attract financing & investment Development of bond/capital market for infrastructure financing Functions of NBFID Extending ..
It is argued that China’s BRI has resulted in unsustainable debt for infrastructure deals in several countries across continents and it is a part of debt-trap diplomacy. Discuss.
Debt trap diplomacy refers to practices of giving loans and extending financial grants to developing and least developed countries at terms that make it unviable to pay back, thus forcing ..
There is a huge potential for neighbourhood first policy of India. However, regional cooperation in south Asia has several impediments. Discuss.
India’s neighbourhood first policy has been guided by the principles of south-south cooperation, mutual respect, and non-interference. Potential of India’s Neighbourhood First policy: India’s Act East Policy has resulted in ..
To solve the problems of housing in rural India, the PM Awas Yojna (Gramin) has been successful to some extent, still, a lot of work needs to be done. Discuss with arguments.
PMAY (Gramin) was launched by the Ministry of Rural Development, to achieve the objective of “Housing for all” by 2022. The program provides financial assistance based on SECC (Social Economic ..
Despite legal safeguards and international conventions, the state has failed to uphold the rights of persons with disabilities in general and those with psychological disabilities in particular. Discuss in the context of India.
Persons with disabilities (PWDs) means people with a physical, mental, or intellectual impairment that hinders their full and effective participation in society equally with others. According to the census of ..
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 ..