[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 June 2015
02 June 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies; Indian culture – Architecture
2) Amaravathi in Andhra Pradesh will be developed as its new capital city. Discuss what challenges lie ahead in developing this historical city into modern capital city – purported to be modeled on the lines of Singapore. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein
4) Recently created new states – Telangana and Andhra Pradesh – face huge challenges especially lack of funds in developing their new states. Critically examine the role of union government in helping these states deal with this challenge. (200 Words)
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations.
General Studies – 3
Topic:Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance,
Topic: Economics of animal-rearing.
Topic: Infrastructure – energy
8) It is said that power sector reforms being undertaken in India are not rightly focused on systemic problems haunting this sector. Critically examine and suggest what should be the right approach of government towards reforming power sector. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical issues in international relations