SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    A socialistic ideology is reflected in the Directive Principle, which calls for

    A)  Securing equitable distribution of material resources of the country to prevent concentration of wealth

    B)  Promotion of cottage industries

    C)  Free and compulsory education for children upto 14 years of age

    D)  All the above

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Art. 38 (1) provides that the State shall promote the welfare of the people by securing and protecting as it may a social order in which justice - social, economic, and political shall inform all the institutions of national life. The State shall strive to minimize the inequalities in income and try to eliminate inequalities in status, facilities and opportunities among individuals and groups engaged in different vocations within the country (Art.38-2). Thus promotion of welfare of people by securing a social order where justice shall prevail is the objective of our constitution. To ensure such objectives the State shall direct its policy in securing- Adequate means of livelihood for all citizen irrespective of men and women equally; Equal distribution of wealth and resources among all classes; Equal pay for equal work for both men and women; Just and humane conditions of work, a decent standard of living, full employment, leisure and social and cultural' opportunities; Participation of workers in the management of undertakings and establishments; Protection of children, youth against exploitation and against moral and material abandonment. The forty-two amendment altered this provision and provides that" children are given opportunities and facilities to develop in a healthy manner and in conditions of freedom and dignity and that childhood and youth are protected against moral and material abandonment" Provision of work and compulsory education for all people, relief in case of unemployment, old age, sickness and disability and other cases of undeserved want; Equality of opportunity and status for all individuals ; level of nutrition and standard of living of the people Public health and enforce prohibition of consumption of intoxicating drinks and drugs; Environment safeguarding forest and wild life of the country ; A uniform civil code throughout the country Protection of adult and child labour.

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