[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 27 November 2017
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General Studies – 1
Topic: Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
Topic: World geography
General Studies – 2
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health;
3) Policymakers in India need reliable disease burden data at subnational levels. Planning based on local trends can improve the health of populations more effectively. Examine how the India State-Level Disease Burden Initiative can be useful in this regard. (250 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.
6) What is the difference between industrial policy and trade policy? Do you think there exists a convergence between these policies in India? Examine how can India design an industrial policy which promotes economic growth with the trade dimensions upfront. (250 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to intellectual property rights.
7) Geographical Indications (GIs) support local production and are an important economic tool for the uplift of rural and tribal communities. However, India’s GI law has loopholes which make it an ineffective economic tool. Comment. (250 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Corporate governance.