[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 14 October 2017
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Poverty and developmental issues
1) Both China and India have recorded appallingly unequal growth over the last three decades, but in China, even though it is not a democracy in the sense of permitting free expression of public opinion, its growth process over the period 1980–2014 has been relatively much less unequal than India’s. Examine why. (200 Words)
Topic: urbanization, their problems and their remedies
2) Mumbai’s new proposed development plan focuses on providing employment space for 80 lakh persons and is depending on additional metro systems and the controversial coastal road project to take the potential load off the rail network. In the light of recent tragedy of stampede, comment its new development plan. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment
General Studies – 4
Topic: Dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.