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3) Analyse the key features and issues involved in the draft Pesticides Management Bill, 2017.

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Topic:  Agriculture issues

3) Analyse the key features and issues involved in the draft Pesticides Management Bill, 2017. (250 Words)

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Why this question?

Though it’s a narrow issue, the Bill has wide implications. Moreover, farmers are opposing the Bill on many grounds. Important for Mains.  

Key demand of the question:

Write features and important issues. Give more weightage to issues part.   

Directive Word:

Analyse:  Divide answer into various parts within Mains parts (as demanded by the question) and examine/comment on relevant information. 

Structure of Answer:

In the introduction write about the need for protecting interest of both farmers and environment in any policy formulation. Write a line on key issue that this draft Bill poses to various stakeholders. 

In the body, there should be TWO mains part: One for features – here, you can categorise points as regulation, manufacture, liability etc. In the Second part, write about the issues – key concerns or objections etc. 

In the conclusion, write about the need for taking on board interests of various stakeholders before passing this Bill.