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What are the reasons for high rate of poverty in India? How does it affect India’s developmental ambitions? What measures are needed to completely alleviate poverty in the country?

Topic: poverty and developmental issues

2. What are the reasons for high rate of poverty in India? How does it affect India’s developmental ambitions? What measures are needed to completely alleviate poverty in the country? (250 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Reference: Insights on IndiaInsights on India

 Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2023 Secure timetable.

Key Demand of the question: To write about the reasons for poverty, its impact and measures needed to end it.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction: 

Begin the answer by giving rate of poverty by citing a statistic.

Body:

First, write about the reasons as to why despite poverty alleviation measures poverty is at a higher rate in India.

Next, write about how high rate of poverty impacts our developmental ambitions.

Next, write measures that are needed to alleviate poverty.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.