QUESTIONS: DAY 54 [GENERAL STUDIES PAPER IV, Topics; Investment models + Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services (from Paper-III); Linkages between development and spread of extremism)
- “Resort to PPPs in the social sector often raises concerns about the commercialization of services that are normally expected to be provided free or highly subsidized.” Comment. (250 Words)
- “While development is a useful tool against Maoist extremism, it is imperative that a semblance of order precede injection of resources into the extremist-affected areas.” Critically comment. (250 Words)
Both questions are general in nature; following links will provide only food for thought, not answers to the above questions.
- http://planningcommission.nic.in/reports/publications/rep_dce.pdf (this for broader reference)