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1 GENERAL STUDIES III HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT (HRD) & HUMAN RIGHTS STANDARD : DEGREE TOTAL MARKS: 150 NATURE OF PAPER : OBJECTIVE TYPE DURATION : 2 HOURS NOTE:- 1. The Nature & Standard of Questions in the paper will be such that a well educated person will be able to Answer without any specialised study & its intension is to test Candidate s general awareness of a variety of subjects. 2. It is expected from candidates to study the latest & recent developments & happenings pertaining to the topics/ sub topics mentioned below. 1. HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT 1.1 Human resource development in India- Present status of Population in India- Quantitative aspect (Size & growth- Sex, Age, Urban & Rural) & Qualitative aspects (Education & Healthcare) Population policy & projections upto 2050 Importance & need of Human Resource Planning in Modern Society Components & factors involved in Planning of Human Resources Nature,Types & Problems of Unemployment in India Trends of Employment in India Demand estimates of Skilled Manpower in different sectors & areas Governmental & Voluntary Institutions engaged in development of Manpower e.g.- NCERT, NIEPA, UGC,OPEN UNIVERSITIES, AICTE,NCTE,IITs,NCVT, IMC etc. Problems & issues related to HRD Government Employment Policy, various schemes to reduce Unemployment & Underemployment

2 1.2 Education: Education as a tool of HR development & Social Change Education (Pre-Primary to Higher Education) system in India Problems & issues (Universalisation of Education, Vocationalisation of Education, Quality Improvement, Drop out rate etc.) Education for Girls, Socially & Economically underprivileged class, Handicapped, Minorities, Talent Search etc. Government policies, schemes & programmes for Education Government & Voluntary Agencies involved in promoting, regulating & monitoring Formal, Non-Formal & Adult Education e-learning impact of globalisation & Privatisation on Indian Education National Knowledge Commission National Commission for Higher Education & Research IITs, IIMs, NITs 1.3 Vocational Education: Vocational Education as a tool of HR development Vocational/ Technical Education-P{resent status, systems & training in India particularly in Maharashtra Government Policies, schemes & programmes-problems,issues & efforts to overcome them Institutes involved in promoting, regulating, accrediting Vocational & Technical Education

3 1.4 Health: Health as an essential & major component of HRD, Vital statistics World Health Organisation (WHO)- objectives, structures, functions & its programmes Government Health policies, schemes & programmes Health care system in India Problems & issues related to Healthcare & efforts to overcome them Janani- Bal Suraksha Yojana National Rural Health Mission 1.5 Rural Development: Empowerment of Panchayat Raj System Village Panchayat & its role in Rural Development Land Reforms & Development Role of Cooperative Institutes in Rural Development Financial Institutes involved in Rural Development Rural Employment Schemes Rural Water supply & Sanitation programmes Infrastructure Development e.g. Energy, Transpiration, Housing & Communication in rural area National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS)

4 2. HUMAN RIGHTS: 2.1 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR 1948): International Human Rights standards, its reflections in Indian Constitution, mechanism to enforce & protect Human Rights in India Human Rights Movement in India Problems related to Human Rights deprivations such as Poverty, Illiteracy, Unemployment, Social- Cultural-religious p[practices, violence, corruption, terrorism, exploitation of Labour, custodial crimes etc. Need for training in & practicing of Human Rights & Human dignity in Democratic setup Globalisation & its impact on different sections of Indian Society Human Development Index, Infant Mortality Ratio, Sex Ratio 2.2 Child Development: Problems & issues (Infant Mortality, Malnutrition, Child Labour, Children Education etc.) Government Policies,Welfare Schemes & programs Role of International Agencies, Voluntary Organisations, Community resources People s participation in their Welfare

5 2.3 Women Development : Problems & issues (Gender inequality, Violence against women, Girl child Infanticide/ Feticide, Empowerment of Women etc.) Government Policy, schemes & programs for development/ Welfare & empowerment Role of International Agencies, Voluntary Organisations, Community resources People s participation in their Development AASHA 2.4 Youth Development: Problems & issues (Unemployment, unrest, drug addiction etc.) Development schemes & programs Role of International Agencies, Voluntary Organisations & Community resources People s participation in their Development 2.5 Tribal Development: Problems & issues (Malnutrition, Isolation, Integration & Development etc.) Tribal Movement Government Policy, welfare schemes & development programs Role of International Agencies, Voluntary Organisations & Community resources People s participation in their Welfare

6 2.6 Development for Socially deprived Classes (SC, ST, VJ/NT, OBC etc.): Problems & issues (Inequality in Opportunity etc.) Government Policy, welfare schemes & development programs Role of International Agencies, Voluntary Organisations & Resource Mobilization & Community participation 2.7 Welfare for aged People: Problems & issues Government Policy- Welfare schemes & Development programs Role of International Agencies, Voluntary Organisations & Community participation for their Development Utilization of their Services in Developmental Activities 2.8 Labour Welfare: Problems & issues (working conditions, wages, health & problems related to organized & unorganized sectors) Government Policy, welfare schemes & programs Role of International Agencies, Community & Voluntary Organisations. 2.9 Welfare of disabled Persons: Problems & issues (inequality in educational & employment opportunity etc.) Government Policy, welfare schemes & development programs Role of International Agencies, Voluntary Organisations in employment & rehabilitation

7 2.10 People s Rehabilitations: People affected by Development projects & Natural Calamities Strategy & programs Legal provisions Consideration of different aspects like- economic, cultural, social psychological etc International & Regional Organisations: United Nations & its specialised agencies- UNCTAD UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) ICJ (International Court Of Justice) ILO (International Labour Organisation) UNICEF UNESCO UNCHR EU (European Union) APEC (Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation) ASEAN (Association Of South East Asian Nations) OPEC OAU SAARC NAM COMMONWEALTH OF NATIONS & EUROPEAN UNION

8 2.12 Consumer Protection: Salient features of the existing act Rights of Consumers Consumer Disputes & Redressal Machinery, Different kinds of Forums- objectives, Powers, functions, procedures Consumer Welfare Fund 2.13 Values & Ethics: Fostering of Social norms, values, ethics through formal & informal agencies such as- Family Religion Education Media etc.

9 Reference Books- Dear aspirants you need to go through original Texts as far as possible to get assure success in Mains. Try to avoid ready made notes or guide as many times these material may not get that much of depth required for Examination. Following are the books suggested for study. The list is not exhaustive. All aspirants are requested to make yourself as resourceful as possible. However, it means not to make mountain of books but go selectively & study Extensive & Intensive way in combination. Through this site we will also tried to provide some Qualitative material & Question banks. Just keep in touch with us. India 2013 by Publication Division Government of India Lokrajya magazine of Government of Maharashtra Brochures of various schemes Economic Survey of India & Maharashtra Current events (Quality News Paper & magazine) Important material from Internet

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