Topic: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation.
2. Write a note Smart India Hackathon and discuss in detail the benefits of the programme for various stakeholders. (250 words)
Reference: Live Mint
Why the question:
The question is based on Smart India Hackathon and its advantages to the stakeholders involved.
Key Demand of the question:
Explain in detail the Smart India Hackathon, its objectives, motto and purpose.
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:
Smart India Hackathon is a nationwide initiative to provide students with a platform to solve some of the pressing problems we face in our daily lives, and thus inculcate a culture of product innovation and a mindset of problem-solving.
Explain that it has proved to be extremely successful in promoting out-of-the-box thinking in young minds.
Discuss in what way Smart India Hackathon 2020 will give solutions for complex problems in different areas
Like Environment, waste management, rural development etc.
Discuss the details of the program; explain who all it would benefit to.
Conclude with importance of such programs.