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3) With warnings from India’s policy-makers and reports of major cities in India struggling to cope with water crisis, exploring technologies to harness fresh water seems to be a ray of hope. Critically examine these technologies. How far would they be effective in preventing a water crisis in the future?(250 words)

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3) With warnings from India’s policy-makers and reports of major cities in India struggling to cope with water crisis, exploring technologies to harness fresh water seems to be a ray of hope. Critically examine these technologies. How far would they be effective in preventing a water crisis in the future?(250 words)

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Why this question:

 The article discusses the major challenge of water crisis the country is facing and highlights the need of emerging technologies in addressing the issue.

Key demand of the question:

The answer must bring out the role that technology can play in harnessing effective ways of preventing water crisis in the coming future.

Directive:

Critically ExamineWhen asked to examine, 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: 

Start with facts justifying the current water crisis conditions facing the country.

Body:

The question is straightforward and there isn’t much to deliberate, students must first bring out the current conditions of water crisis in the country – state reasons, concerns posed etc. and then move on to explain in what way newer technologies can address the situation in an effective and sustainable manner.

Conclusion:

Conclude with significance of technology and put a word of caution that technology alone can not be a solution for the crisis but also awareness, sustainable use of water is the need of the hour.

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