UPSC CSE MAINS SYLLABUS- GS – 2- Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the

performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.

Longitudinal ageing study in India – What is needed

Assessment of the measures taken:

What is needed:

Given how the LASI survey shows that people have been denied food benefits, under the Annapurna scheme, owing to awareness, this would obviate the need to popularise government schemes.

Source:” Financial Express ”.


As India turns older, govt needs to focus on smart pension plans for poor. Discuss.