2nd June 2018 mains questions based on daily Hindu analysis
Discuss India's principle of strategic autonomy and the recent developments to assure the same. Strategic autonomy denotes the ability of a state to pursue its national interests and adopt its preferred n policy without being constrained in any manner by other states It follows from this that regional powers like India are destined to be even less strategically autonomous. While they may express the aspiration to be strategically autonomous, their ability and willingness to practice it are likely to be inconsistent and variable.
.The concept of strategic autonomy meant being nonaligned with the Cold War's two competing blocs, and after two superpowers were reduced to one, it meant extreme caution over a prospective US-India strategic partnership India's perspective The BRI boycott, and the Doklam standoff India joined with the US, Japan, and Australia to reconstitute their quadrilateral security dialogue known as the Quad
a chance to redefine its concept of strategic autonomy. The doctrine traditionally represented a rejection of the global structure of power It may now be evolving, according to these early signs, into a defence of the global structure of order- whereby India would, both independently and with others, support the norms and institutions of a liberal world order against its greatest disruptive or revisionist challengers
The recent nipah attack Zika, etc The fear of disease outbreak in India with its large population has always been a case of national agency comment on India's readiness to tackle with the same. suggest steps for for a disease free India. CDC collaborates with the Government of India, Indian institutions, and international organizations to address a wide range of infectious and non-communicable diseasse To strengthen/maintain decentralized laboratory based IT enabled disease surveillance system for epidemic-prone diseases to monitor disease trends and to detect and respond to outbreaks in early rising phase through trained Rapid Response Team (RRTs).
The IDSP portal is a one-stop portal (www.idsp.nic.in) which has facilities for data entry, view reports, outbreak reporting, data analysis, training modules and resources related to disease surveillance. About 96% of Districts are now reporting disease surveillance data in portal
Discuss the problems and prospects of manufacturing sector in India comment on recent developments India is an attractive hub for foreign investments in the manufacturing sector. Several mobile phone, luxury and automobile brands, among others, have set up or are looking to establish their manufacturing bases in the country .With impetus on developing industrial corridors and smart cities, the government aims to ensure holistic development of the nation. The corridors would further assist in integrating, monitoring and developing a conducive environment for the industrial development and will promote advance practices in manufacturing.
Under the Make in India initiative, the Government of India aims to increase the share of the manufacturing sector to the gross domestic product (GDP) to 25 per cent by 2022 from 16 per cent, and to create 100 million new jobs by 2022.
P L Bhargavi
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