Food Processing Industry: Concepts, Issues and Its Scenario in India and the World

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)     What is food processing industry (FPI)? Right from the cultivation and harvest of crop, upto the consumption of product by consumer, there is certain degree of value addition in every product. This value addition can be of numerous types. As it goes from …

Compilation: General Studies Paper – 3; Q & A from October 2013 to August 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Click the links below to access compilation of Questions and Answers related to UPSC Mains General Studies Paper – 3 syllabus. General Studies Paper – 3 1) Part One Alternate Link 2) Part  Two Alternate Link For Other Compilations Click Here Credit: Insights Offline Students

The Big Picture – Rampal Phenomena: How and why do Godmen flourish?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Summary: Periodically, one or the other of the godmen, of which there are plenty in the country, get to the centre stage involved in one or the other controversy. Like Asaram Bapu, Ramdev, Nithyananda among others. For the last few days, Sant Rampal, in Hissar …

Insights Daily Current Events, 22 November 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 22 November 2014 SC approves new wildlife board The Supreme Court has approved the Centre’s reconstituted National Board for Wildlife. Implication: it has paved the way for the clearance of over 140 big infrastructure projects. In August, the apex court had …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 22 November 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 22 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “The structure of the civil service, which is largely unchanged since Independence, might benefit from a greater focus on merit rather than seniority for promotions and incentives for good performance.” Critically comment. …