[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 December 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 EACH question to post/read answers.
General Studies – 1;
Topic:Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections
Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes
3) The Centre is contemplating bringing in a viable insurance scheme for farmers given that the agriculture sector is facing a lot of challenges due to recurrent droughts, floods and other weather-related changes. In this regard, critically comment on performance of existing agricultural insurance schemes. (200 Words)
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,
General Studies – 3
Topic: Disaster management
5) It is said that India is the site for the most extreme forms of environmental degradation. How does the Indian government strive to address these problems? Critically comment in the light of its stated stand in climate change negotiations. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic:Right to Information