Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
4. Discuss the objectives of National Tribal Youth Exchange Programme. Why should the tribal pockets be mainstreamed? Explain.(250 words)
Why this question:
The 12th National Tribal Youth Exchange Programme was inaugurated in Puducherry, under which tribal youths will be visiting many places to know about the language, customs, culture, arts, dressing patterns, food pattern and other aspects of Puducherry. Thus the question.
Key demand of the question:
Discuss in detail the objectives of National Tribal Youth Exchange Programme. And explain why the tribal pockets should be mainstreamed.
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:
Start by stating the facts like – Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) organizes Tribal Youth Exchange Programme with the support of Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.
- Discuss the objective of the programme; To provide an opportunity to the tribal youth to understand the cultural ethos, language, lifestyles of the people depicting Socio –economic and Cultural Development and Development process unity in diversity aspect of our national life.
- Quote reasons as to why tribals should be mainstreamed? – To deal with discrimination against tribal communities and in providing them with the rights they truly deserve.
- Discuss what steps the government is taking in this direction.
Conclude that as India is aspiring to become a developed country, it needs to rethink and redefine its definition of development to incorporate the discourse of inclusive development.