In contrast to state agencies, non-state actors have certain characteristics that make them better suited to developmental activities. Discuss. Also, highlight the problems that NGOs have been facing in India and give remedial measures to deal with them. (10 marks, 150 words)
Structure of the answer
- Firstly, describe the unique ways in which non-state actors (NGOs, Civil society, SHGs) are better suited for developmental activities.
- Focus on how these key characteristics help them in reaching people in a more effective manner. Give examples to show how NGOs have helped government in implementing their schemes.
- In the second part of the answer, mention the problems faced by NGOs.
- Finally, give some suggestions to improve the condition of NGOs.
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