Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
5. Discuss the ways that India can achieve energy security and strategic autonomy in the energy sector by 2040. (250 words)
Difficulty level: Easy
Reference: Indian Express
Why the question:
The Prime Minister has called for “Energy Atmanirbharta” by 2040.
Key Demand of the question:
To write about the ways to achieve energy self-sufficiency by 2040.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by giving the context of PMs announcement regarding atmanirbhata in energy.
First, write about the various bottlenecks and threats to the energy security of India which constrain India from achieving energy security.
Next, write about the measures that the government can take in order to achieve energy security by 2040.
Conclude by writing a way forward.