Syllabus GS II Development processes and the development industry —the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders. 

1.Explain the recent announcement made by the government regarding employment. Analyse the various needs of the occupations and also suggest some pragmatic solution to increase the employment.

The Government of India has recently announced its plan to create 10 lakh government jobs in the next 18 months. Of about 40 lakh sanctioned posts, 22% posts are now vacant and the Government will fill these posts in 18 months.

Vacancies in various central government departments:

‘Quality’ of the employment is an issue:

The mismatch in the persons and the government number in job creation:

Employments can be created in the following sectors:

The government should also align technical and vocational education and make enduring and long-term investments in human capital through good-quality education, skills, and on-the-job training, as well as in basic social protection.

~Source The Hindu

Syllabus: GS II Structure, organisation and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.

GS III Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 

2.The friction between the microblogging social media and the government. In this context,Discuss the section 69A of the IT Act and twitter’s arguments.

 Twitter moved the Karnataka High Court seeking to set aside multiple blocking orders of the Central government as well as to alter their directions to identify specific violative content rather than imposing a blanket ban on individual accounts.

Legality behind the blocking content under the Section 69A of the IT Act:

Twitters argument:

The episode leaves a sense of confusion and wonder about why our own government formed under the Constitution may be failing to fulfil its obligations when strangers who trade in our data for profit are seemingly more eager.

~Source The Hindu