Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
5) When used sensibly, Big data can save lives and help build better future citizens. Explain with suitable illustrations.(250 words)
Why this question:
The article highlights the importance of Big data as a technology for building better future for citizens.
Key demand of the question:
Bring out the significance of Big Data as a technology. Its applications in detail.
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:
In brief define what Big Data is and explain its evolution.
- Explain first the relevance of Big Data and its emergence as a powerful tool.
- Mention the significance of Big Data in India.
- Then move on to discuss how big data can help vulnerable people manage their health and lives.
- List down the applications of Big Data ranging from governance, economy, disaster management etc.
Conclude with way forward.