answer-synopsis-current-affairs-based-mains-drill-7-march-2020

  1. Examine the need for and constraints in creating a central health data repository in the country.

Demand of the question:

Examine why a central database on the health of the citizens is required, and what are the challenges in achieving the same.

Keywords to be included:

Central health repository, database on citizens, forecasting, efficient planning, right to privacy, localized solutions, etc.

Introduction The central government is planning to roll out a national repository for the health of the citizens.

Body

  • Describe the central health repository.
  • What are the benefits it can usher?
    • Healthcare
    • Governance
    • Planning
  • Mention the challenges in implementation
    • Central or localized database?
    • Right to privacy
    • Management of data
  • Suggest a path forward for the same.

Conclusion You can consider the possibility of connecting such a database with Aadhar for easier implementation.

  1. Linking Aadhaar with other schemes has manifold impacts. Comment.

Demand of the question:

Aadhar, when clubbed with other schemes, shall have an implication on almost all the aspects. Explore all these domains to examine the impact.

Keywords to be included:

Aadhar, linking, leakages, digitalization, ease of access, lack of technology, people with special needs, exclusion errors, right to privacy, etc.

Introduction Introduce the answer by highlighting some examples of benefits ushered by Aadhar linkages.

Body

  • Mention the examples of aadhar linking in the country.
  • Highlight various benefits it brings.
  • Suggest major challenges in the same.
  • Provide some of the solutions for these.
  • Give a way forward.

Conclusion Mention the need for improving the Aadhar system to eliminate these issues and provide better service delivery.

  1. Who was Bina Das? Identify some of the key women who played an important role in the Independence movement.

Demand of the question:

A fairly static question, you can start by giving a brief account of Bina das, try to include as many women freedom fighters as you can in the answer.

Keywords to be included:

Bina das, attack governor, Padma Shri, names and brief acts of the other women freedom fighters, etc.

Introduction A Padma Shri awardee, Bina das was recently commemorated in many national dailies.

Body

  • Who was Bina das and what did she do?
  • Why confer the Padma Shri?
  • Examine the role of other women in the freedom movement.

Conclusion Connect it with women empowerment to show why women are an important stakeholder in the contemporary world.

  1. Democratic freedom in the country is falling. Do you agree? What can be done to empower it in the country?

Demand of the question:

There has been a debate on this topic on various forums. The question seeks to know your opinion on this topic, substantiated with arguments supporting your opinion. Thereafter you need to discuss the methods to strengthen democracy.

Keywords to be included:

Democratic freedom, dissent, gagging of media, law, and order, public safety, hazards, separatist, sedition, NSA, article 14, 19, and 21, right to privacy, the importance of dissent,

Introduction The recent debates around laws have raised a question on democratic freedom in the country.

Body

  • Mention the need for democratic freedom in the country.
  • Highlight the various provisions that guarantee such freedoms.
  • Examine the issues that have crept in the system.
  • Provide solutions for ensuring democratic freedom.
  • Conclude with a way forward.

Conclusion You can mention the need for improving the grassroots democracy and reducing the government control on dissent to conclude the answer.

  1. Critically examine the benefits associated with the National Population Register.

Demand of the question:

The question aims to ask the benefits associated with NPR and the challenges with the same.

Keywords to be included:

NPR, database, efficient service delivery, better targeting, better planning, eliminating inclusion errors, a database of minorities, tracking or targeting, etc.

Introduction Introduce the mandatory NPR along with the Census.

Body

  • Mention the historical background of NPR.
  • Give the major reasons behind creating NPR.
  • Highlight the issues with NPR.
  • How to eliminate these errors?
  • Conclude with a path forward for the same.

Conclusion You can conclude by mentioning that the government should amend the NPR law to eliminate any grey areas and only then go for its elimination.

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