Insights into Editorial: Medical Council needs urgent therapy

Insights into Editorial: Medical Council needs urgent therapy 02 April 2016 Article Link Referring to the report of a parliamentary standing committee, the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in its latest issue has called for a ‘radical prescription’ to reform the Medical Council of India (MCI) in order to eliminate corruption and lack of ethics in …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 02 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies; Critical changes to geographical features 1) In your opinion, on which factors does success of the Paris Agreement on climate change depend? Discuss. …

5) “Direct cash transfers have the potential to improve the economic lives of the poor by transferring benefits to households quickly and directly. Achieving these benefits requires thoughtful design of schemes, and careful, rigorous analysis of ongoing programmes is an important input to the design process.” With suitable examples, illustrate.

Topic: Resource mobilization; Subsidies 5) “Direct cash transfers have the potential to improve the economic lives of the poor by transferring benefits to households quickly and directly. Achieving these benefits requires thoughtful design of schemes, and careful, rigorous analysis of ongoing programmes is an important input to the design process.” With suitable examples, illustrate. (200 Words) …

4) In recent years functioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI) has been controversial for many reasons. Examine what these reasons are and suggest how government should regulate such erring regulators.

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 4) In recent years functioning of the Medical Council of India (MCI) has been controversial for many reasons. Examine what these reasons are and suggest how government should regulate such erring regulators. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Many newspapers have reported that pollution levels—mostly those of the particulate matter of size 2.5 microns, have not declined despite the imposition of the odd-even policy. Examine the sources of these pollutants and reasons why their levels have not declined.

Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena  2) Many newspapers have reported that pollution levels—mostly those of the particulate matter of size 2.5 microns, have not declined despite the imposition of the odd-even policy. Examine the sources of these pollutants and reasons why their levels have not declined. (200 Words) EPW