DAY – 16(InstaTest-16): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Polity, Subject-wise Test 7, Text book based Test 7 to Test 12 revision, October-2019 CA

  GIVE THESE INSTA TESTS NO MATTER WHAT’S GOING TO  BE YOUR SCORE OR HOW MUCH UNDER-PREPARED YOU ARE!. DON’T RUN AWAY FROM WHAT’S DIFFICULT! THERE IS NO SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS   STRATEGY – Towards smart preparation in Uncertain times – How to Clear UPSC IAS Prelims? Click Here MOTIVATION – I am finding InstaTests …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 30 March 2020

Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Manipur MLA Shyamkumar disqualified for defection. 2. Why has Kerala sought a relaxation of FRBM rules? 3. Business Immunity Platform. 4. National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC).   GS Paper 3: 1. Convalescent plasma therapy.   Facts for Prelims: 1. Himalayan Ibex. 2. National Executive Committee. 3. Exercise Red Flag. …

Convalescent plasma therapy

Topics Covered: Biotech related issues. Convalescent plasma therapy What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and overview of the therapy, its significance. Context: As the proportion of patients infected with COVID-19 continues to rise in the United States, the Food and Drug Administration is facilitating access to COVID-19 convalescent plasma for use in …

National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC)

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC) Context: Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has launched the National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC). The project CoNTeC, an acronym for COVID-19 National Teleconsultation Centre, …

Business Immunity Platform

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Business Immunity Platform What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Overview and key features of the platform, about Invest India. Context: Invest India has launched The Invest India Business Immunity …

Manipur MLA Shyamkumar disqualified for defection

Topics Covered: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Manipur MLA Shyamkumar disqualified for defection What to study? For Prelims: Features of 10th schedule of the constitution, dismissal, exceptions and judicial review of the decision. For Mains: Significance of anti- defection law, concerns associated with its misuse and measures to …

Insights into Editorial: Shift to upscaling food rationing now

Context: package regarding Food Security: The Finance Minister announced a Rs.1.7-lakh crore package of social security measures to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in the period of the 21-day lockdown. In respect of food security, the package falls far short of what is needed. Finance Minister argue that we need to immediately ensure universal rationing …

[PDF] Insights InstaTest 9 to 12: Insta 75 Days Revision Plan – 2020

Please find the PDF files of InstaTests 9 to 12 which are part of ongoing Insta 75 Days Revision Plan. We have created separate files for Questions and Solutions of General Studies Paper 1.  CSAT files will be provided later once questions reach either 50 or 100. These files are meant for easy revision of InstaTests. …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 30 March 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:  Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India). 1. What are the …

“The science deficit in our society has raised its ugly head and highlighted the paradox embedded in us”. Do you agree with the statement? Elucidate.

Topic:  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. Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 7. “The science deficit in our society has raised its …

A unified command is vital for the Government of India to ensure there is clarity, no confusion in handling a catastrophe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Explain.

Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. Disaster and disaster management. 6. A unified command is vital for the Government of India to ensure there is clarity, no confusion in handling a catastrophe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Explain.(250 words) Reference: Indian Express Why …

Discuss the need for better global governance for pandemics to avert the next crisis while highlighting the failures of the governments and global institutions across the world to contain the corona pandemic initially.

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. 5. Discuss the need for better global governance for pandemics to avert the next crisis while highlighting the failures of the governments and global institutions across the world to contain …