[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 April 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Population and associated issues; Urbanization – problems and remedies;
1) Recent violent protests in Bangalore over a Provident Fund rule is said to be a warning that growing disparities must be addressed urgently in major industrial centres. Do you agree? Critically comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Topic:Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
3) Countries that have had the most success in reducing the number of road crash deaths have achieved this by improving legislation, enforcement, and making roads and vehicles safer. Critically examine why has India failed in this regard. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Economic growth & development
Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices
Topic: Resource mobilization;
General Studies – 4
Topic: Work culture
7) According to the World Happiness Report which ranked 156 countries, India was at the 118th spot – one below last year’s ranking. How can government ensure that public servants stay happy in their workplace? If you are posted as District Collector, what measures will you take to ensure workers are happy? (200 Words)