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2) Evaluate the role played by Swachh Bharat initiative in reducing ground water contamination.(250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.

2) Evaluate the role played by Swachh Bharat initiative in reducing ground water contamination.(250 words)

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Why this question:

A recent study by the UNICEF has found that ‘Swachh Bharat (Grameen)’ initiative of the government has helped reduce ground water contamination.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must discuss the key findings of the report and explain how the mission has led to reduction in ground water contamination.

Directive word:

EvaluateWhen you are asked to evaluate, you have to pass a sound judgement about the truth of the given statement in the question or the topic based on evidences.  You have to appraise the worth of the statement in question. There is scope for forming a personal opinion here.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

In a few introductory lines discuss the Swachh Bharat mission.

Body:

In brief discuss –

  • Discuss the key findings of the report.
  • The Swachh Bharat initiative has led to reduced ground water contamination.
  • The substantial reductions may potentially be attributed to the improvement in sanitation and hygiene practices.
  • Supportive systems such as regular monitoring and behaviour change messaging, which have all been critical aspects of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), also helped reduce ground water contamination.
  • Discuss the present status of the mission.

Conclusion:

Conclude with what more needs to be done, suggest way forward.

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