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Q.1) Declaration of protected areas does not always result in adequate protection and evaluation is therefore necessary as these areas face many threats. Discuss (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Why this question? - Recently, the Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, released Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) of 146 National Park and Wildlife Sanctuaries in the Country.

Intro - What are protected areas and legal protection given by GoI.

Body

  • Salient provision of WPA 1972
  • Challenges these PAs still face

Way ahead - Management Effectiveness Evaluation

Conclusion - Summarize based on above discussion

 

Q.2) Compare and contrast the procedure to impeach the president of the United States of America with that of the president of India. (15 Marks - 250 Words)

Why this question? - The US President Donald Trump is heading for a second impeachment. 

Intro - Start with the context

Body

Compare

US

India

   
 

Contrast

US

India

   

Conclusion - Summarize based on above discussion

 

Q.3) For India to transform into a deeply participatory democracy, pre-legislative consultations need to be made compulsory that must be backed up by relevant institutional and statutory frameworks. Discuss. (150 words)

Why this question?

  • The recent Right to Information replies by the Ministry of Agriculture reveal that it possesses no records of any such consultations with various stakeholders, especially farmers’ unions before passing of Farm Bills.

Introduction: Mention the background of the question- farmers’ protests about farm acts

Body:

  • Pre-Legislative Consultation Policy (PLCP)
  • Significance 
  • Concerns
    • Violations
    • No systematic record keeping

Conclusion: Conclude with  a way forward