Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
6) Public investment, especially in the railways, can play an important role to revive growth and promote Make in India. Discuss.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question intends to examine the role of Railways as a transport system in reviving the growth scenario.
Key demand of the question:
The question is about discussing the role of public investments in Railways to revive growth and promote the flagship program of Make in India.
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:
In brief explain the role played by railways in the economic growth and development.
The answer should explain the significance of public investments in Railways, in what way such investments will boost modernization of Indian railways.
The crux of the answer should focus on significance of Railways as a transport system in aiding the economic growth of the country.
Conclude by suggesting way forward.