Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 11 November 2022
- The EWS decision and the Pandora’s Box
- Government announced sovereign green bonds
The recent decision of the Supreme Court of India upholding the constitutional validity of the law granting 10% reservation to Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) of the upper castes has sparked heated debate. In this context, the article sheds light on previous Supreme Court rulings on reservation and their ramifications in subsequent events across the country, as well as the need to develop a holistic and new criterion for granting reservation.
GS Paper – 2: Indian ConstitutionJudgements & CasesGovernment Policies & Interventions
What is the 103rd Constitution Amendment Act? What are the recommendations given by the committee to revisit the criteria for determining EWS? (150 Words)
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- The Central Government published the Sovereign Green Bonds Framework.
- The proceeds from the issuance of sovereign green bonds will be used to fund public-sector projects that reduce the economy’s carbon intensity.
GS Paper – 3: Mobilization of ResourcesConservation
What exactly are Green Bonds? In what ways can they serve as a springboard for environmentally friendly investment in the country? Discuss the benefits and drawbacks. (250 words)
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