6) Indian economy is at the crossroads where its economic might and potential is increasing but at the cost of its environment and quality of life.Discuss.(250 words)

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Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

6) Indian economy is at the crossroads where its economic might and potential is increasing but at the cost of its environment and quality of life.Discuss.(250 words)

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Why this question

Indian economy is growing at a faster pace than any other major economy but at the same time it is important to appreciate the damage to our environment which comes at the cost of development. The article provides a meaningful summary of the position in which India finds itself today.

Directive word

Discuss- this is an all-encompassing directive which mandates us to write in detail about the key demand of the question. we also have to discuss about the related and important aspects of the question in order to bring out a complete picture of the issue in hand.

Key demand of the question.

The question wants us to write in detail about the state and position of Indian economy. It wants us to discuss about the rise of Indian economy and its environmental implications.

Structure of the answer

Introduction– write a few introductory lines about the  state of Indian economy- rank in terms of GDP, fastest growing major economy.

Body-

  1. Discuss about the strength and robustness of Indian economy- well functioning democracy, one of the highest growth rate which is poised to jump to double digits; a huge demographic dividend etc.
  2. Discuss the environmental impacts of development. Mention about the need for coal as a source of energy; growing transport emissions; urban and construction waste etc.

Conclusion– based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue. mention the importance of programmes like National Solar Mission and other renewable energy missions; Clean Ganga and other such river rejuvenation programmes etc.