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5) Today, why is it important for India to formulate an effective policy to secure its interests in space. Also analyse what components should be there in its space security policy.

Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life; Security challenges and their management in border areas; 

5) Today, why is it important for India to formulate an effective policy to secure its interests in space. Also analyse what components should be there in its space security policy. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

Similar to cyber security law, time has come for space security policy. Important for Mains.  

Key demand of the question:

Write why India needs a space security policy and what should be its components. Give equal weightage to both parts.  

Directive Word:

Analyse: In the second part, compulsorily divide answer into components and examine them. 

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction write in 1-2 lines why the time has come to have a space security policy. 

In the body, there should be TWO main parts. First for giving reasons for India to have space security policy. Second for analysing components that should be there (refer article)

In the conclusion, write why it’s important to implement these policies rather than just formulating and forgetting them.