Insights into Editorial: NOFN project yet to fulfil promise for rural India

Insights into Editorial: NOFN project yet to fulfil promise for rural India Article Link 16 June 2016 According to the latest figures, as of 2 May 2016, the OFC (optic fibre cable) pipe laid in India is 139,582 km, optical fibre laid is 111,726 km. OFC pipe is laid in around 61,000 gram panchayats and …

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

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 16 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Do you …

7) The possibility of owning and operating driverless cars in very near future has become inevitable. Should we regulate autonomous cars by seeing to it that they are capable of complying with existing laws such as Motor Vehicles Act, or should there be an ethical framework within which they must operate? Justify.

Topic: Dimensions of ethics; 7) The possibility of owning and operating driverless cars in very near future has become inevitable. Should we regulate autonomous cars by seeing to it that they are capable of complying with existing laws such as Motor Vehicles Act, or should there be an ethical framework within which they must operate? …

6) It is said that in India, there is an emphasis on increasing farm productivity, but this might not always align with greater profitability for farmers. In this regard, do you think government should also focus more on farmer welfare? Comment

Topic:  Agriculture issues – storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers  6) It is said that in India, there is an emphasis on increasing farm productivity, but this might not always align with greater profitability for farmers. In this regard, do you think government should …

5) The creation of a seamless internal market that promotes economic growth is an unfinished job in India. What are the options available for India to create such an interlinked market? Discuss the challenges and potential.

Topic: Economic growth; Infrastructure; Resource mobilization 5) The creation of a seamless internal market that promotes economic growth is an unfinished job in India. What are the options available for India to create such an interlinked market? Discuss the challenges and potential. (200 Words) Livemint

4) Recently the information and broadcasting ministry announced a new policy that seeks to make government advertising in newspapers more transparent and equitable. Analyse the objectives of this new policy.

Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, 4) Recently the information and broadcasting ministry announced a new policy that seeks to make government advertising in newspapers more transparent and equitable. Analyse the objectives of this new policy. (200 Words) Livemint