Daily Archive: July 16, 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 July 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 July  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times 1) The recently excavated, Harappan site, named 4MSR,...

7) “Though e-NAM will improve competitiveness in market through larger participation of buyers and more transparent system of bidding, it should not be considered a panacea for all deficiencies in agricultural markets.” Discuss.

Topic: Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology to the aid of farmers 7) “Though e-NAM will improve competitiveness in market through larger participation of buyers and more transparent system of bidding, it should not be considered a panacea for all deficiencies in agricultural markets.” Discuss. (200 Words) EPW

6) Recently, the Maharashtra government decided to promulgate an ordinance to exempt farmers from having to mandatorily sell their fruit and vegetable crop at mandis governed by a 1963 law on marketing farm produce. Is it a right step? Critically comment.

Topic: Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; 6) Recently, the Maharashtra government decided to promulgate an ordinance to exempt farmers from having to mandatorily sell their fruit and vegetable crop at mandis governed by a 1963 law on marketing farm produce. Is it a right step? Critically comment. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) Over-fishing coupled with pollution and climate change has adversely affected fishermen and their catch. What should India do to address this issue and make fishing sustainable? Also discuss why protein intake is falling despite increase in fish production in India and what needs to be done in this regard

Topic: Economics of animal rearing 5) Over-fishing coupled with pollution and climate change has adversely affected fishermen and their catch. What should India do to address this issue and make fishing sustainable? Also discuss why protein intake is falling despite increase in fish production in India and what needs to be done in this regard. (200 Words) Livemint Scroll.in