Discuss the concept of “people-centered development” and its contributions to global health equity. Illustrate with examples.

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. 1. Discuss the concept of “people-centered development” and its contributions to global health equity. Illustrate with examples.(250 words) Reference:  Indian Express Why this question: The author discusses in detail in what …

DAY – 23 (InstaTest-23): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Polity, Schemes & International organisations Revision, Text book based Test 18, December-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 Difficult …

[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (I-CAN) April 04 to 06, 2020

Topic covered so far in this I-CAN initiative, Click Here . Subscribe our YouTube Channel to not miss these extremely important discussions. Read about this new Initiative HERE Topics covered today: – Story of the day: Unique Tea seller and his qualities and values. Geo fencing – Definition, application & example. Financial Inclusion – Definition, …

QUIZ – 2020: INSIGHTS STATIC QUIZ, 6 April 2020 – Environment

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... …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 6 April 2020

Table of Contents: GS Paper 2: 1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). 2. What is cytokine storm? 3. What is 1930s Great Depression?   GS Paper 3: 1. National Innovation Foundation. 2. Artemis Program.   Facts for Prelims: 1. During India coronavirus lockdown, the laws that come into play. 2. IAS, IPS …

Artemis Program

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. Artemis Program What to study? For Prelims: Key features and objectives of Artemis. For Mains: Significance and relevance of the mission for future space programmes. Context: NASA unveils plan for Artemis ‘base camp’ on the moon beyond 2024. Artemis Base camp: Artemis Base Camp is meant to be a long-term …

National Innovation Foundation

Topics Covered: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology, indigenization of technology and developing new technology. National Innovation Foundation What to study? For Prelims and Mains: NIF- objectives, awards and achievements. Context: NIF invite innovative citizens to participate in Challenge COVID-19 Competition (C3). The initiative will not only …

What is 1930s Great Depression?

Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. What is 1930s Great Depression? What to study? For Prelims: Great Depression- occurrence, reasons and impact. For Mains: Lessons learnt and it’s impact on world economy and on India’s freedom struggle. Context: With the novel coronavirus pandemic severely affecting the global …

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)

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. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) What to study? For Prelims: Overview, implementation and bodies established under …

Insights into Editorial: Helping Hand for the Stranded migrant workers

Context: The Centre asked state governments to arrange food and shelter for migrant workers who are facing difficulties due to the 21-day lockdown announced to check the spread of coronavirus. Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs said students, who are in hostels, should continue to stay there for their own safety. Centre asked …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 6 April 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:  events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawing of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.) 1.  …

Discuss the Skills that are required to become emotionally intelligent while highlighting the advantages of developing emotional intelligence for administration.

Topic:  emotional intelligence 7. Discuss the Skills that are required to become emotionally intelligent while highlighting the advantages of developing emotional intelligence for administration.(250 words) Reference: Ethics by Lexicon publications Why this question: The question is based on the concept of emotional intelligence from GS paper IV. Key demand of the question: One has to …

While discussing the seaweed distribution and resource potential in India bring out the challenges of rising seaweed tides.

Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. While discussing the seaweed distribution and resource potential in India bring out the challenges of rising seaweed tides.(250 words) Reference: Geography and You , Research Gate Why this question: The question is straightforward and is based on the theme of Seaweed; its utility as a resource …

What do you understand by round tripping? Discuss the concerns associated and suggest ways to address them.

Topic:   Money laundering and its prevention. 5. What do you understand by round tripping? Discuss the concerns associated and suggest ways to address them. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu Why this question:  In a major relief for New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV), the Supreme Court has quashed an income tax re-assessment notice issued by …