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1) Do you think that effectiveness of the existing affirmative actions and social programmes has improved the socio-economic status of the marginalized groups in India? Critically analyse.(250 words)

Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

1) Do you think that effectiveness of the existing affirmative actions and social programmes has improved the socio-economic status of the marginalized groups in India? Critically analyse.(250 words)

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Why this question:

The article covers a deeper analysis on the extent of economic mobility in India.

Key demand of the question:

One must bring out the effectiveness of the existing affirmative actions and social programmes have improved the socio-economic status of the marginalized groups in India.

Directive:

Critically analyzeWhen asked to analyse, 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 judgment.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Start by stating that there has been a phenomenal rise in economic inequality in India, especially in the post-1991 liberalization period.

Body:

One should start answers to such questions using suitable statistical data to justify the context of the question.

Define what economic mobility is.

Explain that given this dramatic rise in inequality, it is imperative to accurately measure the extent of economic mobility in India, which reflects the number of people moving up and down the economic ladder over time.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way ahead.

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