Insights Daily Current Events, 16 April 2016

Insights Daily Current Events, 16 April 2016 Paper 1 Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Spot fine for open defecation, states told The urban development ministry has suggested state governments amend their municipal laws to incorporate provisions for spot fine, …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 April 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 April  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:  Effects of globalization on Indian society 1) “The Panama Papers have exposed the ugly underbelly of globalisation.” Comment. (200 Words) EPW General Studies – 2 Topic: Effect of …

7) Citing an acute water crisis in parts of Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court has evicted the Indian Premier League from the State’s cricket stadiums. Is this decision morally correct? Justify.

Topic:Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; 7) Citing an acute water crisis in parts of Maharashtra, the Bombay High Court has evicted the Indian Premier League from the State’s cricket stadiums. Is this decision morally correct? Justify. (150 Words) The Hindu

6) Reforms that rely only on technical solutions may not give the desired effect. In the light of recent launch of the National Agricultural Market Scheme (eNAM), it is said that Karnataka’s Rashtriya electronic Market Scheme (ReMS) is said to be a lesson for eNAM scheme to succeed. Examine.

Topic: Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers 6) Reforms that rely only on technical solutions may not give the desired effect. In the light of recent launch of the National Agricultural Market Scheme (eNAM), it is said that Karnataka’s Rashtriya electronic Market Scheme (ReMS) is said …

4) It is said that in India, there has not been any basic transformation in both the knowledge base and institutional structure for managing water systems since the end of the British rule in 1947. Discuss the importance of having institutional structure for managing water systems and recent measures taken by government to address this deficiency.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation 4) It is said that in India, there has not been any basic transformation in both the knowledge base and institutional structure for managing water systems since the end of the British rule in 1947. Discuss the …

3) In 2014, the World Bank warned that India’s “excessive healthcare” situation can harm patients whilst providing marginal benefits. It is said that the poor in India have access to surgeries but not basic healthcare. Critically discuss the causes and consequences of this skewed scenario.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 3) In 2014, the World Bank warned that India’s “excessive healthcare” situation can harm patients whilst providing marginal benefits. It is said that the poor in India have access to surgeries but not basic healthcare. Critically discuss the causes and consequences of this skewed scenario. …