06 JANUARY, 2017 (MAINS)

TODAYS ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS- III

Q1. Briefly .discuss the pathologies of the urea segment within the fertilizer sector in India. Also, the Government has started to roll out its ambitious JAM trinity plan to directly transfer subsidies to intended beneficiaries and eliminate intermediaries and leakages. Highlight the challenges in leveraging JAM linked DBT to improve targeting of fertilizer subsidy.

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