[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 December 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these
2) In your opinion, what is the role and job of elected representatives in a democracy? In recent months, India is witnessing the shift to law-making by ordinance and disenchantment of people with the functioning of parliament. In this light, critically comment on the losing significance of parliament and its effect on democracy. (200 Words)
Topic:Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential;
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,
4) When compared to tubectomies, of the 40 lakh sterilisation procedures done in 2014-15, vasectomies accounted for a minuscule 1.9 per cent. Examine the factors contributing to this gap in India’s family planning programme and suggest measures to address this issue. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education,
General Studies – 3
Topic: e-Technology in the aid of farmers
Topic: Awareness in S&T
General Studies – 4
Topic: Social influence and persuasion.
CSE Mains 2016 – GS IV