Topic: Social Issues, Urbanization, their problems & remedies .Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes.
1) Explain the significance “Affordable Housing for All” in the economic development and well-being of India. (250 words)
Why this question:
Cumulative number of Houses Sanctioned Under PMAY(U) are now more than 90 Lakhs. Thus making it important from exam point of view to analyse the significance of housing for all.
Key demand of the question:
The question is direct and one must discuss the significance “Affordable Housing for All” in the economic development and well-being of India.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Define what is meant by housing for all.
Discuss in what way Food, cloth and housing are the basic necessities of any individual. How Affordable housing improves well-being of an individual and a country.
Elucidate on how Affordable housing helps in human development, how it helps in Economic Development.
What are the mechanisms available from the government side for the same and what are the challenges involved?
Conclude with way forward and importance of housing for all for the overall development of the country.