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Lesson 17 (in Hindi)
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In this lesson next important questions are discussed in detail.

Ashna Sisodia is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Ashna Sisodia
PSIR Optional Faculty, having scored 125+ in the prelims and 140 in Essay Paper and 110+ each in GS Papers in the UPSC Mains 2017.

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  1. Course: Expected Questions Geo-Mains Paper GS- 1 Presented by Ashna Sisodia

  2. About Me: From Chandigarh, India o CSE Btech, UIET kurukshetra UPSC CSE mains qualified Interests Reading and Gym addict e Rate, Review and Recommend

  3. Question 33: The Supreme Court has directed the Centre to constitute a Cauvery Water Management Board as an ideal solution to Cauvery dispute. Discuss (200 words)

  4. Answer: The Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal mandated the establishment of the Cauvery Management Board to ensure implementation of and compliance with its 2007 final order on the sharing of the river waters, mainly between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, but also with Kerala and Puducherry. The board is a permanent body under the Union Ministry of Water Resources. According to the rules, the Centre will appoint the chairman and all the members of the management board. Members will include an Irrigation Engineer and an agricultural expert and two other representatives from the Centre, who will be appointed by the Ministry of Water resources and Ministry of agriculture. Also all four Cauvery states - Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry will have their representatives on the board

  5. What is the purpose of the Board? Once the Board is set up, all the Cauvery reservoirs in Karnataka will come under the control of the board and the state will lose its rights over the management of water. The Board will take decisions on water usage and distribution. The Board will also see to it that states ensure proper hydraulic structures at relevant sites . It will determine the amount of water to be received by the states Who will handle the reservoirs? The important reservoirs will be handled by the concerned states as per guidelines issued by the Cauvery Water Management Board to meet the requirements of various states.

  6. How will the Board react during bad monsoons? The Board will ensure adequate storage by the end of May each year during good years. It will help during delays in the onset of monsoons. In case of consecutive bad years, the Board will handle the issue appropriately by distributing water in a planned manner with minimum distress. Who will bear the expenses? The expenses of the board will be borne by all the member states. The expenses of the member representing a state will be borne by the respective state. The cost of installations, constructions or maintenance of hydrological systems shall be borne by the concerned states

  7. Question 34: What are the significant features of the National Population Policy 2000? Evaluate how effective this policy has been in meeting its objectives. (200 Words)

  8. Answer: India accounts for its second place in highest population in world and this made India to launch National family planning programme in 1952, though the birth rate started increasing, death rate also decreased sharply which led to overall increase in population Here by where parliament brought National population policy in 2000. Features of NPP: I. Address the unmet needs for contraception; 2. health care infrastructure and personnel and to provide integrated service delivery for basic reproductive and child health care; 3. Reduce IMR,MMR, TFR by certain levels; 4. Prevent and control communicable diseases; 5. free and compulsory school education up to 14 years of age; 6. promoting delayed marriage for girls; 7. promote small family norm

  9. Effectiveness of policy seen in measures adopted by Govt Right to Education under Article 21A 2. 1. With the help of 84th constitutional amendment seizing in state wide allocations of seats in Lok sabha and Rajya sabha till 2026 where it would serve as motivational measure to put blockade to population explosion; 3. National Population Stabilization Fund was setup to meet the demands; 4. Programmes like ICDS, Midday meal, National rural health mission , Janani Suraksha Yojana; 5. Free contraceptives & sterilization methods , Recent success in polio immunization There were still failures in Reducing IMR and Fertility rates, death of women in Chhattisgarh due to faulty sterilization and some other objectives failing to achieve in rural areas . Accomplishing the objectives merely in quantitative terms shows success only in numerical but if met in qualitative terms and with strict implementation it will satisfy the demands to its fullest to the human needs

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