Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
4) Considering the complexities and ground realities, development in Northeast will require special handling; in such a context discuss the importance of Act East Policy (AEP).(250 words)
Why this question:
The article is one amongst the series of articles that have been tracing the developmental aspect of NER and significance of the same to the overall developmental aspect.
Key demand of the question:
One must discuss in detail the importance of development of Act East Policy.
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 narrate the complexities and ground realities of North-East.
Northeast India, considered remote and landlocked, shares 80 percent of its border with other countries, including China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
Discuss the key features of the regions and its importance.
Explain the policies and initiatives taken by the government to improvise the region and bring its potential to full use.
Conclude with way forward, suggesting benefits of the policy.