Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health
3) The current nutrition level is the biggest development challenge, it has implications on both current and future generations in India. In the light of the above statement discuss the relevance of POSHAN Abhiyaan in achieving goals in this direction.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article talks about Nutrition as a challenge and yet to be achieved goal in the country.
Key demand of the question:
The answer needs to analyse the nutrition aspect prevailing in the country and to what extent POSHAN Abhiyaan has been successful in achieving its goals.
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:
Quote facts suggesting current conditions of nutrition in the country.
Take hints from the article and discuss the context first, explain though the nutrition policy is heading the right direction there are challenges that need attention.
Explain the features of the POSHAN Abhiyaan and in what way the mission has been trying to address the issues plaguing nutrition scenario. Discuss the shortcomings of the same if any.
Explain the pros and cons and suggest what needs to be done.
Conclude that one mission alone can not resolve the entire issue and that multi – integrated approach is required to resolve the problem.