Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.
3. NITI Aayog has been constituted to actualise the important goal of cooperative federalism and to enable good governance in India. NITI Aayog acts as the quintessential platform for the Government of India by bringing States together as ‘Team India’ to work towards the national development agenda. Examine. (250 words).
Difficulty level: Moderate
Reference: Indian Express
Why the question: Parameswaran Iyer, who had spearheaded the implementation of the flagship $20 billion Swachh Bharat Mission, on Monday took charge as the CEO of Niti Aayog.
Key Demand of the question: To write about the role of NITI Aayog in cooperative federalism, challenges it faces and steps needed to overcome them.
Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must investigate 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:
Start by briefly mentioning aims and objectives of NITI Aayog,
First, write about the role of NITI Aayog in cooperative federalism and to good governance in India.
Next, write about the various challenges facing NITI Aayog in the present times.
Next, suggest ways to overcome them.
Conclude by writing a way forward.