Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.
5) Infrastructure expansion has witnessed noteworthy stimulus in India in the recent times. Discuss. (250 words)
Indian economy by Dutta and Sundaram
Why this question:
India requires a huge corpus of investment in order to cope up for its infrastructure deficits. The sector has witnessed moderate growth recently and the government has also initiated various steps to boost investment in infrastructure sector.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must detail about the status of infrastructure growth in India and bring out in detail the impetus received by the sector recently.
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 few lines bring out the current state of India’s infrastructure sector, in what way it drives the economy.
Discussion should include the following:
First highlight the present stimulus that the sector is witnessing in India, what are the various provisions in terms of laws, policies, programs that the sector is gaining prospects from.
Explain what are the present infrastructure gaps existing currently, in what way these gaps can be addressed.
Conclude with way forward.