Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, Nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
6. Regardless of the ‘Make in India’ initiative being a well-wished-for policy, it suffers from key limitations. Deliberate. (250 words)
Why this question:
The article examines critically the performance of “Make in India”. Thus the question.
Key demand of the question:
Discuss in detail the objectives of the Make in India, explain the limitations and take hints from the article.
Deliberate – Weigh up to what extent something is true. Persuade the reader of your argument by citing relevant research but also remember to point out any flaws and counter- arguments as well. Conclude by stating clearly how far you agree with the original proposition.
Structure of the answer:
Define the details of the scheme.
The ‘Make in India’ initiative is to encourage manufacturing in India and galvanize the economy with dedicated investments in manufacturing and services.
Explain the progress made so far.
Discuss the setbacks that the scheme has witnessed, explain the challenges.
Take hints from the article and explain the issues involved and suggest what reforms need to be brought out to address the challenges.
Conclude that the lacunas need to be addressed to ensure viability of the scheme and attain success for the program for a long term period.