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4) Examine how the Disaster Management Act, 2005 can be useful in drought mitigation as well as in assessment, planning and relief in drought hit regions. Recently, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to formulate a National Plan on mitigation and crisis management, and standardise the methodology for declaring a drought. Do you think it’s an act of judicial overreach? Comment.

Topic: Disaster management

4) Examine how the Disaster Management Act, 2005 can be useful in drought mitigation as well as in assessment, planning and relief in drought hit regions. Recently, the Supreme Court directed the Centre to formulate a National Plan on mitigation and crisis management, and standardise the methodology for declaring a drought. Do you think it’s an act of judicial overreach? Comment. (250 Words)

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