[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 September 2015
18 September 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: World War-II
Topic: Art and culture
General Studies – 2
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections
Topic:Role of civil services in democracy
5) It is argued that the Indian bureaucracy is notorious for its inefficiency. Recently, the government issued an order where compulsory retirement for non-performing officials will be enforced. Do you think such measure would increase efficiency? Critically comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Environmental pollution
Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions
8) As a doctor in Primary Healthcare Centre, you are implementing immunisation programme in your locality. A section of local community claiming that immunisation is against their religious belief have boycotted the programme. You request them to bring their children highlighting the risks of non-immunisation. You also show data to prove your point. Despite your efforts, they are not convinced. Also few people argue that there is no need of immunisation for eradicated diseases. Few from your staff suggest you not to press further and let the children from that community suffer. Even your husband asks you not to take risk as you might face violent protest from the community.