Insights Daily Current Events, 18 January 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 18 January 2016 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. ‘Balamrutam’ programme caught in bifurcation tangle Bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh has resulted in ‘Balamrutam’, a child nourishment programme, being put on the backburner. The worst sufferers …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 January 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 18 January  2016 Archives – Secure 2015 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) How is air pollution measured in India? What are the major sources of air pollution in Indian cities? …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: You are recently posted as district development officer of a district. Shortly thereafter you found that there is considerable tension in the rural areas of your district on the issue of sending girls to schools.

Topic: Ethics in public administration 7) You are recently posted as district development officer of a district. Shortly thereafter you found that there is considerable tension in the rural areas of your district on the issue of sending girls to schools. The elders of the village feel that many problems have come up because girls are being educated and …

3) Recently the Supreme Court upheld the legality of a Haryana law which disqualifies as candidates for panchayat seats those without requisite educational qualifications among other similar criterion. What implications do you think this decision has on democracy? Critically analyse.

Topic:Constitution features; Devolution; RPA 3) Recently the Supreme Court upheld the legality of a Haryana law which disqualifies as candidates for panchayat seats those without requisite educational qualifications among other similar criterion.  What implications do you think this decision has on democracy? Critically analyse. (200 Words) Livemint

1) How is air pollution measured in India? What are the major sources of air pollution in Indian cities? In the light of recent Odd – Even road rationing experiment in Delhi, examine what long term solutions are needed to improve air quality

Topic:Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) How is air pollution measured in India? What are the major sources of air pollution in Indian cities? In the light of recent Odd – Even road rationing experiment in  Delhi, examine what long term solutions are needed to improve air quality. (200 Words) The Indian Express