Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.
2) Discuss the salient features of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission and also elaborate upon its significance.(250 words)
Why this question:
National Workshop on Experience Sharing under Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission was held recently.
Key demand of the question:
The Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) is a unique programme, designed to deliver catalytic interventions to rural areas on the threshold of growth. Thus, one has to analyse the key features of the programme and discuss its significance.
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 the mandate of the programme.
Explain the objective of the programme, what is it meant for – National Rurban Mission (NRuM) is to stimulate local economic development, enhance basic services, and create well planned Rurban clusters.
Discuss the significance of the programme.
Conclude with way forward.
Conclude with reassertion that such schemes are key drivers of growth and development.