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A national policy aimed at reducing distress-induced migration on one hand and address conditions of work, terms of employment and access to basic necessities on the other is the need of the hour. Examine.

Topic:  population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.

1. A national policy aimed at reducing distress-induced migration on one hand and address conditions of work, terms of employment and access to basic necessities on the other is the need of the hour. Examine.(250 words)

Reference: News on Air

Why this question:

The Home Ministry issued Standard Operating Procedures for the movement of stranded migrant laborers for their engagement in industrial, manufacturing, construction, farming and MNREGA works within States and Union Territories where they are currently located. Under it, they have been allowed to go to places of work within a state with certain conditions.

Key demand of the question:

Discuss the issue of distress-induced migration in the country and issues associated with it and also explain the need of a nation policy to address the Migration issue in detail.

Directive:

Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Firstly, explain the recent happenings across the country with respect to migration aspects.

Body:

To start with, discuss the issue of internal migrants in the country. Explain the policy measures of the past that are in place already to address the issue, bring out the concerns that still exist. Discuss briefly problems faced by internal migrants. Explain then, why there is need for a national policy; The need for a national policy towards internal migration is underscored by the fact that less than 20% of urban migrants had prearranged jobs. Nearly two-thirds managed to find jobs within a week of their entry into the city.

Conclusion:

Conclude with What should a national policy contain and suggest way forward.

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