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Philanthropy is a critical part of a democratic society as it focuses on the elimination of social problems in the country. Explain.

Topic:Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

1. Philanthropy is a critical part of a democratic society as it focuses on the elimination of social problems in the country. Explain. (250 words)

Difficulty level: Moderate

Reference: Indian Express

Key Demand of the question: To write about the role of Philanthropy in solving social problems of the country.

Directive word: 

Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the context. You must be defining key terms wherever appropriate and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin the answer by defining philanthropy.

Body:

Write about the how Philanthropy is a critical part of a democratic society – focussing on welfare, reducing inequalities, giving back to the society.

Next, write about its role in solving social problems – provides opportunities, supports projects and endeavours, funding projects which lack widespread support of the general public or the government etc. Cite examples to substantiate.

Conclusion:

Conclude by mentioning that ways to promote philanthropic initiatives in the country.