QUIZ – 2020: INSIGHTS STATIC QUIZ, 20 February 2020 – Geography

INSIGHTS STATIC QUIZ 2019 Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information   Welcome to Insights IAS Static Quiz. We have already outlined details of this New Initiative HERE.     You have already completed the quiz before. Hence you can not start it again. Quiz is loading... …

Changes in Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana To Make It Optional For Farmers

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Changes in Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana To Make It Optional For Farmers What to study? For Prelims: Overview, key features and facts. For Mains: Significance of the Scheme, need for, challenges present and ways …

Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Features, need for and significance of the bill, reforms needed. Context: Cabinet clears Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill, aims to regulate IVF clinics. …

Law commission of India

Topics Covered: Various statutory and constitutional bodies. Law commission of India What to study? For Prelims: Composition, objectives and functions. For Mains: Significance, issues related and reforms needed. Context: The Union Cabinet has approved the creation of the 22nd Law Commission, which advises the government on complex legal issues. The term of the previous law panel had ended in August last year. With …

Swachh Bharat Mission

Topics Covered: Population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues. Swachh Bharat Mission What to study? For Prelims: Overview and key features. For Mains: Significance and relevance of the mission. Context: The Centre has approved the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission (Rural) with an estimated central and state budget of Rs 52,497 crore. …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 20 February 2020

Table of Contents:   GS Paper 1: 1. Swachh Bharat Mission.   GS Paper 2: 1. Law commission of India. 2. Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill. 3. Changes In Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana To Make It Optional For Farmers. 4. UK Points based visa.   Facts for Prelims: 1. India to host AFC Women’s …

Insights into Editorial: US-India trade deal, a threat to dairy sector

Context: The upcoming visit of US President Donald Trump to India may see the contours of the Indo-US deal being finalised in specific sectors, which is also likely to include allowing for market access for US dairy products in India. This move is likely to have significant adverse consequences on the prospects of the fledgling …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 20 February 2020

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE General Studies – 1   Topic:  population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1. In 2050, India’s population is projected to be 1.69 billion, …

“Having a clear understanding of your own and others preferred behaviors enables you to develop a more well-rounded view of yourself and of your unique leadership qualities.” Elucidate.

Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 7. “Having a clear understanding of your own and others preferred behaviors enables you to develop a more well-rounded view of yourself and of your unique leadership qualities.” Elucidate. (250 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon Publications Why this question: The question is based …

Discuss the power of Emotional Intelligence on Good Governance.

Topic:  Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 6.Discuss the power of Emotional Intelligence on Good Governance. (250 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon Publications Why this question: Based on Emotional Intelligence (EI), the concept that has come to be regarded as the new science of success, the question aims to ascertain …

Discuss the ideals of ‘Sanatana dharma’ practiced and believed by Mahatma Gandhi. Explain their significance as applied today.

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. 5.Discuss the ideals of ‘Sanatana dharma’ practiced …

Discuss the current status of food grain production in India and associated challenges.

Topic: Major crops-cropping patterns in various parts of the country, – different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints 4. Discuss the current status of food grain production in India and associated challenges. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Why this question: The Agriculture Ministry’s second …

One in every three adolescents in the country is exposed to the Internet are victims of one or the other forms of online abuse, why is the issue? Explain and list out strategies on prevention, reporting and redressal of the same.

Topic:  Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security 3. One in every three adolescents in the country is exposed to the Internet are victims of one or the other forms of online abuse, why is the issue? Explain and list …

Swachh Bharat Mission apart from sanitation aspects aids to generate employment and provide impetus to the rural economy. Explain.

Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 2. Swachh Bharat Mission apart from sanitation aspects aids to generate employment and provide impetus to the rural economy. Explain. (250 words) Reference:  PIB Why this question: The Union Cabinet recently has approved the Phase II …

In 2050, India’s population is projected to be 1.69 billion, higher than that of China. In this context, discuss the relevance of population control Bill recently tabled in the Parliament.

Topic:  population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 1. In 2050, India’s population is projected to be 1.69 billion, higher than that of China. In this context, discuss the relevance of population control Bill recently tabled in the Parliament.(250 words) Reference: Indian Express Why this question: Rajya Sabha …