[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 31 August 2015
31 August 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Salient features of Indian society; Post-independence consolidation
Topic: Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.
Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes
3) Do you support removal of caste-based reservation and its replacement with income-based reservation? In the light of question on ability of reservation system to address the twin issues of poverty and development, critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Urbanisation – problems and remedies: Paper -2 – Schemes and their performance
4) Regarding India’s Smart City project, it is commented that from the objectives of this new policy, nothing appears ‘smart’ about them. Critically examine how different is this policy from other urban -centric policies and suggest in what ways the policies should be different and smart from the existing ones. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation; devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein
General Studies – 3
Topic: Awareness in IT and computers;
Topic: Economic growth – issues
General Studies – 4
Topic:Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.