[Mains Revision] Education, Youth, Skill, Women & the End of SDG/HRD related topics for GS 1, 2 & 3

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India Yearbook
  1. Prologue
  2. ML3/P1: Education: Govt. Interventions, SDG – Targets
  3. ML3/P2: Youth, Skill, Entrepreneurship, dem.Dividend & SDG-Targets
  4. ML3/P3: Women- education, empowerment and Safety
  5. ML3/P4: HDI, MDG, SDG – positive and negatives


ML3/P1: Education: Govt. Interventions, SDG – Targets

Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)- Education

  • Mock Question – Education is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for inclusive growth, but each year ASER report paints a grim picture about the state of primary education in India. What are the lacunas in the present RTE-framework and how can we remedy them? (200 words)
  • Sustainable Development  Goal 4 – Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
  • Indian’s performance during 2000 -1015 in achieving Millennium Development Goal
  • Census 2011 literacy rate
  • Problems in the Education according to Economic Survey, and Annual Status Of Education Report – ASER (Rural-2014)
  • Problems in the right to education – No Detention policy (Section 18) and Continuous and comprehensive evaluation- CCE (Section 29(h))
  • Padhe Bharat Badhe Bharat- purpose and salient features
  • features and necessary reforms in Mid Mad Meal (MDM), Sarv Siksha Abhiyan (SSA)
  • Misc. Government Schemes/Interventions for Education

Youtube Link: https://youtu.be/KHON1SdmAcY

ML3/P2: Youth, Skill, Entrepreneurship, dem.Dividend & SDG-Targets

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  • Sustainable Development – Goal 8
  • Youth Policy-2014
  • National Policy for  skill development and entrepreneurship 2015- salient features
  • PM and various Portal – Skill India 2015, PM Kaushal Vikas, PM Skill Development fellowship, E-Gov | Web-Portal etc.
  • Government schemes and interventions for skilling rural youth, urban youth, minorities, tribals, youth in rural-urban-LWE-J&K areas and Women.
  • List of Labour reforms
  • Mock Question – Our country presently faces a dual challenge of paucity of highly trained workforce, as well as non-employability of large sections of the conventionally educated youth. Discuss the measures taken by government to address this issue. 200 words

ML3/P3: Women- education, empowerment and Safety

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  • Sustainable Development Goal 5- Gender Equality
  • Gender Equality on International Front- timeline
  • Gender gap in India- statistics from World Economic forum report.
  • Beti Bachao Scheme- objectives and features
  • 3 Action areas for Women’s economic empowerment as per W20 Conference, Ankara, Turkey
  • 3 Factors limiting Workforce participation of Women- Skill , Child and Safety
  • 3 Measures by MHA for Women protection
  • Self-study: Should Prostitution be legalized in India
  • Mock Question – Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. In this regard, enumerate the priority areas for India for women empowerment in the present decade decade. 200 Words

ML3/P4: HDI, MDG, SDG – positive and negatives

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  • HDI THEME 2014- Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerability and Building Resilience
  • HDI THEME 2015 – Work for Human Development (To be released on 14th December)
  • “Work”  for Human Development – Essay Points
  • Definition of Human development, India’s rank vs BRICS
  • Culprits and prescription for human development- as per 2014 report.
  • Timeline and Comparison Millennium  Development Goals (MDG) and Sustainable Development Goal (SDG)
  • 17 Sustainable Development Goals- grim pictures and future targets
  • Appreciation and Criticism of Sustainable development goals.

Next lecture: (GS2)- Role of Civil services, NGO and Pressure groups; (GS2)- E-governance: models, applications, limitations.

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  15. shreya pandey

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  16. Subodh

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  22. satya

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  25. DD

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