Q.1) The ambit and reach of social security net needs to increase for the welfare of elderly as their share in population of India is expected to rise in near future. Discuss the challenges in design, development and execution of welfare measures for the elderly. How far do the recent measures taken by the government address these? (15 Marks)

“Mentor’s Comments” Introduction Write about the present status of elderly population and briefly discuss the problems of old age population. Body- Substantive part of the answer should cover challenges from policy point of view. Use examples to discuss the three aspects: Design (challenges in core aspects of the scheme) Development (challenges such as in features … Continue reading Q.1) The ambit and reach of social security net needs to increase for the welfare of elderly as their share in population of India is expected to rise in near future. Discuss the challenges in design, development and execution of welfare measures for the elderly. How far do the recent measures taken by the government address these? (15 Marks)