Insights into Editorial: Balancing Fairness and Efficiency

Insights into Editorial: Balancing Fairness and Efficiency 13 January 2016 Article Link One common criticism of economics is that it focuses too much on efficiency, and not enough on things like equality, fairness and the welfare of future generations. Many economic issues involve conflict between efficiency and fairness. For example, free trade is widely believed …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 13 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 13 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues 1) “Cultural norms and conspicuous consumption may be partly responsible for India’s malnutrition problem.” Analyse. …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: You are the Sarpanch of a Panchayat. There is a primary school run by the government in your area. Midday meals are provided to children attending the school.

Topic:Ethics in human actions; Ethical concerns and dilemma 7) You are the Sarpanch of a Panchayat. There is a primary school run by the government in your area. Midday meals are provided to children attending the school. The headmaster has now appointed a new cook in the school to prepare the meals. However, when it is …

6) Information and communication technology (ICT) has been shown to be a powerful facilitator for meeting the Millennium Development Goals. In this regard, it is argued that a fibre optic network is a “durable” solution to increase internet connectivity across country. What challenges the government should address to provide national optic fibre network and what are its benefits? Examine.

Topic:Inclusive growth; Awareness in IT; Infrastructure 6) Information and communication technology (ICT) has been shown to be a powerful facilitator for meeting the Millennium Development Goals. In this regard, it is argued that a fibre optic network is a “durable” solution to increase internet connectivity across country. What challenges the government should address to provide national …

5) Recently the union government announced the contours of new defence procurement procedure (DPP). Discuss its highlights, how it is different from DPP-2013 and examine if it compliments the Make in India initiative.

Topic: Idigenization of technology and developing new technology 5) Recently the union government announced the contours of new defence procurement procedure (DPP). Discuss its highlights, how it is different from DPP-2013 and examine if it compliments the Make in India initiative. (200 Words) Business Standard The Hindu The Indian Express