QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,18 June 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 18 June 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz     The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil …

Insights into Editorial: key to successfully managing groundwater in India

Insights into Editorial: key to successfully managing groundwater in India   Context: The World Bank has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY), a Rs.6000 crore Central Sector Scheme of the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation. The scheme is to be implemented over a period of five years from 2018-19 to 2022-23, with …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 18 JUNE 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 18 JUNE 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests   General Studies – 2 Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions …

7) Critically analyze the policy of enhancing the production and use of biofuels in airplanes, for a carbon neutral growth of the aviation industry.(250 words)

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 7) Critically analyze the policy of enhancing the production and use of biofuels in airplanes, for a carbon neutral growth of the aviation industry.(250 words) Reference Reference Why this question The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has recently mooted the idea of quickly scaling up the …

6) It is not deficit monsoon, rather the lack of policies and mechanisms to drought-proof susceptible areas that has turned the situation in India so severe. Examine.(250 words) 

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 6) It is not deficit monsoon, rather the lack of policies and mechanisms to drought-proof susceptible areas that has turned the situation in India so severe. Examine.(250 words)  Reference Reference Why this question Drought is a huge challenge for the government. With climate change adversely affecting monsoons each year, it …

5) Discuss the efficacy of banning single use plastics in solid waste management?(250 words)

Topic – Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation 5) Discuss the efficacy of banning single use plastics in solid waste management?(250 words) epw Why this question Tackling plastic waste was the theme of the world environment day and has come under intense focus. Several states have banned the use of single use plastics, while a few …

4) Private sector can  play a significant role in addressing the nutritional woes of India. Analyse.(250 words) 

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 4) Private sector can  play a significant role in addressing the nutritional woes of India. Analyse.(250 words)  Yojana magazine, May 2018 (Nutrition) issue   Why this question Although government has taken several measures …

3) India suffers from a huge malnourishment problem, which in turn is related to a number of factors. Discuss the initiatives taken by the government to address the issue.(250 words)

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 3) India suffers from a huge malnourishment problem, which in turn is related to a number of factors. Discuss the initiatives taken by the government to address the issue.(250 words) Yojana magazine, May 2018 …

2) Analyze how Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan is an improvement over its constituent schemes? (250 words)

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education. 2) Analyze how Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan is an improvement over its constituent schemes? (250 words) Financial express Why this question Samagra Shikhsha Abhiyan aims at unifiying learning from pre-school to class 12 levels by treating education holistically as continuum from pre-school to …

1) How far preamble is useful in interpreting the constitution?(250 words) 

Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 1) How far preamble is useful in interpreting the constitution?(250 words)  Key demand of the question The question basically expects us to examine the extent to which preamble can be utilised for understanding and interpreting the provisions of the constitution. This …