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Q.)Enumerate the key provisions of The Rights to Persons with Disabilities (RPwD) Act, 2016. In this context, critically analyze the progress of the Accessible India Campaign.

Why this question:

India and China have agreed to return to pre- April 2020 positions.

Key demand of the question:

Highlight the key provision of the RPwD Act, 2016 and the extent of success of the Accessible India Campaign. Also highlight the issues that these people still face and suggest measures for their empowerment.

Directive:

Enumerate: Specifically enlist the provisions in a point wise format.

Critically analyse- The key to tackling this question is providing ample evidence to support the claims. Ensure that the analysis is balanced by shedding light on, and presenting a critique of, and alternative perspectives. Present extensive evidence taken from a varying range of sources.

Introduction:

Briefly introduce the RPwD Act, 2016 and the Accessible Indian campaign and their objectives.

Body:

In the first part enlist the key provisions of the RPwD act, 2016.

In the next part, highlight the measures that have been taken by the government for the empowerment of the persons with disabilities. Also highlight the issues that they still face.

Lastly, suggest measures for their empowerment.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q.)The India US relationship has reached new heights in the past few years but the road ahead has new challenges for India. Comment.

Why this question:

New US President recently assumed his role in the office.

Key demand of the question:

The opportunities and challenges that India has in building a cordial relationship with the US during the Biden administration.

Directive:

Comment- Pick out the main points on a subject and give your opinion, reinforcing your point of view using logic and reference to relevant evidence, including any wider reading you have done.

Introduction:

Briefly introduce the evolving India US ties.

Body:

In the first part, explain the opportunities that lie ahead for India- defence partnerships, economic engagement, Quad, etc.

In the next part, highlight the issues that will become challenges in the partnership between the two countries- CAA, Article 370, engagements with Russia, etc. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q.)A new India awaits land reforms that can transform the state of agriculture and help eliminate rural distress. Discuss.

Why this question:

Recently, Odisha has enhanced the land ceiling that can be acquired by industry.

Key demand of the question:

Major land reforms that are required in the rural agrarian economy. 

Directive:

Discuss- back up the answer by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of the given context and finally arrive at a conclusion.

Critically evaluate - Give your verdict as to what extent a statement or findings within a piece of research are true, or to what extent you agree with them. Provide evidence taken from a wide range of sources which both agree with and contradict an argument. Come to a final conclusion, basing your decision on what you judge to be the most important factors and justify how you have made your choice.

Introduction:

Briefly introduce land reforms and the purpose they are introduced for. A brief history of land reforms post independence can be given.

Body:

In the first part, write about the objectives of land reforms and why is it currently necessary in India. 

In the next part, write about the most important land reforms that are currently needed in India. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with the changes these reforms can bring in the rural agrarian economy and also help achieve the goal of doubling farmers’ income by 2022.

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