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6) What is Blue Water Force? Discuss the significance for India as she aspires to be a net security provider in the Indian Ocean region.

Topic:  Various Security Forces, Agencies & Their Mandates.

6) What is Blue Water Force? Discuss the significance for India as she aspires to be a net security provider in the Indian Ocean region.

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Why this question:

Mankind’s progress has had unintended consequences on the environment. These include climate change, extreme weather events and the reduced availability of potable water.

Key demand of the question:

One has to find the reasons for reduced availability of potable water due to human actions, climate change and extreme weather events.

Directive:

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.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Define what is blue water force and explain the context of our defence minister declaring it.

Body:

Discuss what is blue water navy.

Discuss the need and significance to Develop ‘Blue Water’ Capabilities for India?

What are the challenges faced in the quest?

       How can this be overcome?

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.