Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 29 June 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 29 June 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: Paper 2: Topics covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   One Stop Centre Scheme   What to study? For prelims and mains: key features, need for …

National Mission on Natural Language Translation

Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National Mission on Natural Language Translation   What to study? For prelims: key features of the programme. For mains: Language translation- need, challenges and ways to address them.   Context: The Ministry of Electronics …

Article 370

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.   Article 370   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of …

EQUIP project

Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   EQUIP project   What to study? For prelims and mains: key features, need for and significance of the project.   Context: The Higher Education Department of the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development has …

Van Dhan Yojana

Topics covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.   Van Dhan Yojana   What to study? For Prelims: Van Dhan Vikas Kendras. For Mains: MFP and its …

One Stop Centre Scheme

Topics covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   One Stop Centre Scheme   What to study? For prelims and mains: key features, need for and significance of the scheme.   Context: The Government of India is implementing One Stop …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 June 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 29 June 2019 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 services …

[TEST SERIES] KANNADA OPTIONAL – for UPSC Civil Services Mains – 2019

  [TEST SERIES] KANNADA OPTIONAL – for UPSC Civil Services Mains – 2019 Tests – 9 Price – Rs 6500/- Tests will be evaluated on time and INDIVIDUAL feedback will be given. This test series is conducted by topper in Kannada Optional who has consistently scored top scores in CSM 2016, 2017 and 2018. Timetable …

Insights into Editorial: GST’s performance versus promise

Insights into Editorial: GST’s performance versus promise Introduction: The launch of the goods and services tax (GST) across the country. Billed as the biggest tax reform since independence, the landmark tax reform, with its first of its kind ‘one nation-one tax’ approach, aimed at subsuming almost all indirect taxes at the Central and State levels. …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 June 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 29 June 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation …

7) Public service is a privilege that must be based on pure moral foundations. Elucidate.(250 words)

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 7) Public service …

6) Discuss the role of ‘attitude’ in one’s life with suitable examples.(250 words)

Topic: Attitude and values 6) Discuss the role of ‘attitude’ in one’s life with suitable examples.(250 words) Ethics by Lexicon publications Why this question: The question is about discussing the importance of attitude in one’s life.  Key demand of the question: Explain in detail the aspects related to ‘Attitude’ as a key attribute in defining …