Topic: population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.
2. Discuss the concept of ‘Cillage’. How does it help and aid the policy makers rework relationship between city and village? Elucidate.(250 words)
Reference: Indian Express
Why this question:
The author of the article presents the idea of ‘Cillage’ and its relevance.
Key demand of the question:
Explain the concept of Cillage in detail and explain in what way it can aid the policy makers rework relationship between city and village.
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:
Briefly define what a Cillage is.
Firstly, explain the concept of Cillage in detail. Explain that we are now in the knowledge era. And knowledge-era technologies, in contrast to industrial-era technologies, promote democratization (social media, for example) and facilitate decentralisation (work from home) and that is where the concept of Cillage originates. With technologies like additive manufacture, internet of things, and artificial intelligence, well-trained people can address needs in both urban and rural areas from wherever they are. Developing a “cillage” ecosystem would need a rooted and integrated approach to holistic education and research, technology development and management, as well as technology-enabled rural livelihood enhancement.
Conclude with potential of such a model to address the current population issues of the country.