[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 16 May 2017
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Important aspects of governance,
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health
3) What are the objectives of the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)? Evaluate its performance and comment if allocating more fund to this scheme would help overcome some of its shortcomings. (200 Words)
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
4) How will India be affected in future by China’s the Belt and Road Initiative (B&R)?Do you think it’s non-participation in this initiative shows that India is nervous? Critically comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic:; Environmental pollution; Mobilization of resources
5) Do you think adopting a multilaterally coordinated imposition of a carbon tax as a potent mitigation policy against climate change effects – both from environment and market perspective? Critically examine. (200 Words)
Topic: Infrastructure – energy
General Studies – 4
Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world