Topic : Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
4) Discuss the Implication of the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2019 that was held recently in India. What are the key challenges faced by entrepreneurs in our country? suggest some measures to address them.(250 words)
Why this question:
The Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship was recently held at Grambharti near Gandhinagar in Gujarat. FINE is an initiative being systematized by Rashtrapati Bhavan in association with the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India and the National Innovation Foundation-India. The question thus becomes relevant from the point of paper – I.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must bring out the significance of the festival and the key challenges faced by entrepreneurs in the country and measures to address them.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Innovation, entrepreneurship, socio-economic development, science and innovation etc.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with the highlights of the Festival of Innovation and Entrepreneurship(FINE).
Discuss at a broader level, the importance of such events to encourage innovation in the country. How FINE will provide for a platform for innovators for building linkages with potential stakeholders to develop their ideas into implementable projects for the larger social good. It will provide a window to showcase creative and innovative solutions for social development through innovation emerging from grassroots, student ideas and other technologies.
Conclude with optimism, India is at a turning point of innovation and such events encourage the spirit on innovation among the youth.