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1) The Nagaland government has recently initiated an exercise to prepare a master list of all indigenous inhabitants of the State. Critically analyse in what way the positives of such a move outweigh the negatives? (250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.

1) The Nagaland government has recently initiated an exercise to prepare a master list of all indigenous inhabitants of the State. Critically analyse in what way the positives of such a move outweigh the negatives? (250 words)

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Why this question:

The Nagaland government is initiating an exercise to prepare a master list of all indigenous inhabitants of the State. This list, called the Register of Indigenous Inhabitants of Nagaland (RIIN), is seen as a localised version of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) that Assam began updating four years ago and is scheduled to complete by July 31.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must analyse the pros and cons of such an act taken by the government which is intended to prevent fake ‘indigenous inhabitants’ certificates.

Directive:

Critically analyzeWhen asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. When ‘critically’ is suffixed or prefixed to a directive, one needs to look at the good and bad of the topic and give a fair judgement.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

State the facts related to the move taken by the government of Nagaland with respect to the indigenous inhabitants.

Body:

Discussion should have the following aspects covered:

What is Nagaland’s initiative? what is the intent?

What is the procedure of the survey – discuss the detailed technicalities.

What can be the possible challenges?

list the pros and cons and conclude in what way it can best benefit the people of Nagaland.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a balanced opinion that with proper measures and survey in place the positives of such a move are greater than the negatives.

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