Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
2) Job quotas in the private sector are a Band-Aid approach to the on-going job crisis and are aimed largely at political dividends. Analyse and suggest what should be the way forward?(250 words)
Why this question:
Rajasthan has become the latest state to join the bandwagon of states proposing to provide job reservations in the private sector. It plans to reserve 75% of jobs for the local residents in the private sector, much as Andhra Pradesh did earlier this year through a law.
Key demand of the question:
Explain that though there is no doubt that there is a huge need for job creation across states, but forcing the private sector’s hand is not the way to go about it.
analyze – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary.
Structure of the answer:
In brief discuss the context of the question.
First explain whether reservations should be envisaged in the private sector or not. Then explain the recent steps taken by various state governments and their implications on the employment factor and quality. Discuss the associated concerns in detail and give your opinion.
Conclude with a fair and balanced opinion with suitable justifications.