Topic:Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
1) What are the challenges facing Indian Telecom sector? Discuss. Also suggest what needs to be done to overcome these challenges.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article discusses in detail the challenges that are Indian telecom sector is facing.
Key demand of the question:
One has to detail upon the list of issues Indian telecom sector is facing and suggest what needs to be done.
Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.
Structure of the answer:
Begin with brief introduction – quote facts on the current scenario.
Discussion should include the following:
- Explain Challenges in Telecom Sector – Lack of fixed line penetration, High Right-of-Way (ROW) cost, spectrum allocation, corruption etc.
- Explain the initiatives taken by the government in this direction to resolve the concerns.
- Then move on to suggest solutions as to what can be done.
Future of Telecom Sector is very bright as its role will be seen in almost everything. A long-term vision plan should be made accordingly. For the time being, the government needs to provide an easy and soothing environment for telecom operators.