RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION BILL

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- NATIONAL MEDICAL COMMISSION BILL Introduction:             Resident doctors at government hospitals, including AIIMS and Ram Manohar  Lohia Hospital in Delhi, went on an “indefinite” strike to protest the National Medical Commission Bill, 2019. Among the problems raised by the medical fraternity is Section 45 of the bill, which allows the government …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 August 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 09 August 2019 Relevant articles from PIB: GS Paper 2: Topic covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National Medical Commission Bill   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the National Medical Commission bill. …

Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan

Topics Covered: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.   Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan   What to study? For Prelims: Key features and significance of the project. For Mains: …

CITES — Washington Convention

Topics covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   CITES — Washington Convention   What to study? For Prelims: CITES- key facts. For Mains: Why India has proposed to remove rosewood from the CITES list? Need and implications of this move.   Context: India …

FAME-II Scheme.

Topics Covered: Infrastructure FAME-II Scheme.   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: FAME- India scheme- features, significance and potential.   Context: The Department of Heavy Industry has approved the sanction of 5595 electric buses to 64 Cities, State Government Entities, State Transport Undertakings (STUs) for intra-city and intercity operation under FAME India scheme phase …

Insights into Editorial: RBI’s Goldilocks cut: On repo rate cut

Insights into Editorial: RBI’s Goldilocks cut: On repo rate cut Context: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut key interest rates for the fourth time this year as it strives to boost corporate investment and consumer spending to accelerate stubbornly slow economic growth, which it now expects will not exceed 6.9% in the current financial …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 August 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09  August 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: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions …

7) The concept of Sarvodaya is based on Principle of duties rather than rights of individuals. Discuss in detail relevance of the concept propounded by M K Gandhi as of today.(250 words)

Topic:  Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7) The concept of Sarvodaya is based …

6) Discuss Aristotle’s concept of ‘Golden Mean’ in Ethics.(250 words)

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 6) Discuss Aristotle’s concept of ‘Golden Mean’ …

5) Discuss the recent liquidity crisis that the NBFCs are facing in the country and its impacts on various financial aspects of the economy. Throw light upon the steps taken by the government in this regard and suggest way forward to address the problems that have contributed to the crisis.(250 words)

Topic:Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development. 5) Discuss the recent liquidity crisis that the NBFCs are facing in the country and its impacts on various financial aspects of the economy. Throw light upon the steps taken by the government in this regard and suggest way forward to address the …

4) Write a short note on United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA)(250 words)

Topic:  Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 4) Write a short note on United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA)(250 words) Economictimes Why this question: India has signed the United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements (UNISA) recently. Key demand of the question: The answer must discuss the detailed features of …

3) China’s weakening of its currency to hurt US economic interests for political gains will only make other Asian countries more vulnerable to a political crisis. Comment in the light of recent currency manipulation steps taken by China. (250 words)

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development. 3) China’s weakening of its currency to hurt US economic interests for political gains will only make other Asian countries more vulnerable to a political crisis. Comment …

2)  “River linking projects for the country are a great challenge and at the same time an opportunity to address the water issues arising out of climate change.” Critically analyse the statement in the light of recent floods witnessed across the country.(250 words)

Topic: Disaster and disaster management. 2)  “River linking projects for the country are a great challenge and at the same time an opportunity to address the water issues arising out of climate change.” Critically analyse the statement in the light of recent floods witnessed across the country.(250 words) Reference The Big Picture- floods and river linking …

1) Recently Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016. Examine the need, key provisions and associated concerns of the bill.(250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources 1) Recently Lok Sabha passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016. Examine the need, key provisions and associated concerns of the bill.(250 …