Insights Daily Debates, Day – 71: Development vs Environmental Protection – Which one will you Choose? Why?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 71 02 November 2015 Archives Today’s Topic        Development vs Environmental Protection – Which one will you Choose? Why? (Please try to Choose one side and try to defend it) The Hindu Livemint DH If you are asked to choose between development and environment, which one will you …

The Big Picture – Ease of Doing Business: What has changed?

The Big Picture – Ease of Doing Business: What has changed? Archives Summary: In the recently released Ease of Doing business report, India has climbed 12 spots to 130 among 189 countries. The ranking was boosted by three of the 10 parameters, namely ease of starting a business, ease of getting electricity, and dealing with …

Insights into Editorial: For a Truer Decentralization

Insights into Editorial: For a Truer Decentralization 02 November 2015 Decentralization is not a new concept to India. The village panchayats as institutions of governance and justice existed for a long time. However, the founding fathers of the Constitution were not keen to empower the existing structures. Why? Dr. Ambedkar was apprehensive that in the …

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 November 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 02 November 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 5-member panel mooted for deciding on monetary policy Abandoning their original position on the proposed amendments to the RBI act, both RBI and Union Finance Ministry …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 November 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 November  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you can open the page in ‘incognito/safe browsing mode‘.  Click on …

6) “Insufficient opportunities for youth to earn incomes commensurate with their aspirations is the root cause of social atrophy, degenerating into violence in many parts of the country, including Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Gujarat, and in Indian cities everywhere.” Do you think conventional methods of job creation have worked in favour of India’s youth? From where should jobs come? Discuss.

Topic: Indian economy – employment 6) “Insufficient opportunities for youth to earn incomes commensurate with their aspirations is the root cause of social atrophy, degenerating into violence in many parts of the country, including Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Gujarat, and in Indian cities everywhere.” Do you think conventional methods of job creation have worked in …

5) Recently it was suggested that India follow the U.K. model and set up a separate unit on the lines of Research Information and Communication Unit (RICU) of the U.K. to tackle violent extremists. Discuss the model and its applicability for India.

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism 5) Recently it was suggested that India follow the U.K. model and set up a separate unit on the lines of Research Information and Communication Unit (RICU) of the U.K. to tackle violent extremists. Discuss the model and its applicability for …

4) Why many government schemes are named ‘missions’? What is their objective? Considering many missions that government has launched in recent years, examine their constraints and suggest how can government improve their success rates.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; 4) Why many government schemes are named ‘missions’? What is their objective? Considering many missions that government has launched in recent years, examine their constraints and suggest how can government improve their success rates.  (200 Words) …

2) What is the rationale behind decentralisation? Comment on the framework that exists for bringing decentralisation in India and the role of financial commissions in strengthening this process

Topic:  Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 2) What is the rationale behind decentralisation? Comment on the framework that exists for bringing decentralisation in India and the role of financial commissions in strengthening this process. (200 Words) The Hindu