Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
3) What’s the difference between blue economy and blue-water economy with respect to maritime diplomacy? Examine why both blue economy and blue-water economy are important for India. (250 Words)
Why this question?
This issue is in news. It’s an interesting concept as well. This issue might be asked in CSM-2018.
Key demand of the question:
Write difference between blue economy and blue-water economy with examples. Then explain importance of both for India.
Examine: Present facts and examples to support demand of the question.
Structure of Answer:
In the introduction write increasing importance of oceans and greener and more sustainable and inclusive economic avenues for countries like India.
In the body, there should be TWO mains parts. In the First Define both and differentiate with examples (draw a table)
In the Second part, in points, examine importance of both for India. Give examples for as many points as possible.
In the conclusion, you may write a suggestion/caution like “India should upgrade its maritime infrastructure and defence capabilities to fully realise potential of blue-water economy and blue economy.
Tip: Highlight definitions and examples. make sure evaluators notice them.