[VIDEO] Ethics and Essay Enrichment Program: Session – 1

[VIDEO] Ethics and Essay Enrichment Program: Session – 1 About the Program, Click Here In this video important concepts such as Veil of Ignorance Various cognitive biases Cognitive Dissonance Moral Hazard Echo Chamber Effect Filter Bubble Effect And other 40+ very important concepts are explained with examples.  The concepts explained in the video must be …

Navic

Topics covered: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. Indigenization of technology and developing new technology.   Navic   What to study? For Prelims: Navic and its key features. For Mains: Significance, applications and potential of …

Karnataka crisis: What was SC’s Kihoto Hollohan order of 1992, what is the role of Speaker?

Topic covered: Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.   Karnataka crisis: What was SC’s Kihoto Hollohan order of 1992, what is the role of Speaker?   What to study? For prelims and mains: Anti- defection law- implementation, issues, role and powers of speaker, need and significance.   Context: In the …

International Solar Alliance

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   International Solar Alliance   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: ISA- key facts, significance and India’s solar power potential.   Context: Palau has become 76th signatory country to join the International Solar Alliance (ISA).   Background: The agreement of the International Solar Alliance …

Finance Commission of India

Topics Covered: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.   Finance Commission of India   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: About FC- roles, objectives, functions, criteria used and need for reforms.   Context: Cabinet approves extension of the term of the Fifteenth Finance Commission up to 30th …

Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY)

Topics Covered: Government policies and their performance. Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society. Employment and issues related to inclusive growth.   Pradhan Mantri Rozgar Protsahan Yojana (PMRPY)   What to study? For Prelims: Features of the scheme, beneficiaries. For Mains: Significance and performance of the scheme.   Context: The total number of employees benefited …

National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)

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.   National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features, performance and significance of …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 18 July 2019

  QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 18 July 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 …

Insights into Editorial: Ecological perils of discounting the future

Insights into Editorial: Ecological perils of discounting the future                         Introduction: Once the wettest place on Earth, Cherrapunji, a town in northeastern India, has faced a drought each winter for the past few years. Kerala, a state in the southwest, flooded devastatingly in 2018, but saw its wells run dry soon after. Chennai, a …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 18 July 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 18 July 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: Investment models. General Studies – 2 Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive …

7) What is the role of perception in generating our views over complexities, conspiracies and obstacles around us while pursuing our objectives? How does attitude help us to conquer such difficulties in performing our duties?(250 words)

Topic:  Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion. 7) What is the role of perception in generating our views over complexities, conspiracies and obstacles around us while pursuing our objectives? How does attitude help us to conquer such difficulties in performing our …