What are the reasons for high rate of poverty in India? How does it affect India’s developmental ambitions? What measures are needed to completely alleviate poverty in the country?

Topic: poverty and developmental issues 2. What are the reasons for high rate of poverty in India? How does it affect India’s developmental ambitions? What measures are needed to completely alleviate poverty in the country? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India , Insights on India  Why the question: The question is part of …

What are the different ways in which poverty is measured in India? Though the statistics point to a reduction in poverty in the last decade but India remains far from achieving Sustainable Development Goal-1 (SDG-1). Examine. How can SDG-1 be achieved by 2030?

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 2. What are the different ways in which poverty is measured in India? Though the statistics point to a reduction in poverty in the last decade but India remains far from achieving Sustainable Development Goal-1 (SDG-1). Examine. How can SDG-1 be achieved by 2030?  (250 words) Difficulty level: …

Throwing light on the various ways to measure poverty, Analyse various issues involved in measurement of poverty in India.

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 4. Throwing light on the various ways to measure poverty, Analyse various issues involved in measurement of poverty in India.  (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint Why the question: We must take note of a discrepancy between what India’s government advocates and what the World Bank …

Alleviation of poverty remains a major challenge of economic development in the country. Evaluate the various measure taken by the government to overcome poverty in India.

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 3. Alleviation of poverty remains a major challenge of economic development in the country. Evaluate the various measure taken by the government to overcome poverty in India. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: The release of two new working papers, one from the …

Poor learning outcomes in education are rooted in poverty and various other societal factors which hinder opportunities and hamper progress of education. Analyse. (150 words).

1. Poor learning outcomes in education are rooted in poverty and various other societal factors which hinder opportunities and hamper progress of education. Analyse. (150 words). Reference:  Livemint    Introduction Education is one of the most powerful instruments for reducing poverty and inequality. Education is equally key to enhance India’s competitiveness in the global economy. …

Do you think India should turn away from supply-side measures and pursue demand-side policies to address poverty and unemployment in India? Critically analyse.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. Do you think India should turn away from supply-side measures and pursue demand-side policies to address poverty and unemployment in India? Critically analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough. Reference: Indian Express Why the question: In early November, three troubling …

Insights Daily Current Events, January 23, 2014

ARCHIVES January 23, 2014 NATIONAL & SOCIAL ISSUES POVERTY AND POVERTY ESTIMATION IN INDIA DEFINING POVERTY Poverty, droughts, underdevelopment, different sorts of inequalities and domination have been the age old problems or phenomena observed from the past to the present and across the time and space. Poverty is a very vague concept with varied connotations …