[VIDEO] InstaDaily Current Affairs and News Analysis (The Hindu) and Answer Writing Guidance (I-CAN) May 21, 2020

JOIN Insights Prelims TEST SERIES and Mains (IPM) TEST SERIES – 2021 NOTE: In the following I-CAN series every day a Mains question is given and its answer is discussed on the following day. You will learn how to write effective answer through this initiative. You will feel the ‘I CAN also write answers’ – …

DAY – 68 (InstaTest-68): Insta 75 Days Revision Plan-2020: Topic – Environment & Ecology, Previous year UPSC papers – 2010, September 2019 CA

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INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 21 May 2020

Table of Contents: GS Paper 1: 1. Konark Sun Temple.   GS Paper 2: 1. Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). 2. Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandan Yojana (PMVVY).   GS Paper 3: 1. Scheme for formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (FME). 2. Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY).   Facts for Prelims: 1. International …

Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY)

Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the scheme. Context: The Union Cabinet has given its approval for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY). Key features: PMMSY is a scheme to bring about Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of …

Scheme for formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (FME)

Topics Covered: Food processing. Scheme for formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (FME) What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the scheme. For Mains: significance of the scheme, challenges in the sector and ways to address them. Context: The Union Cabinet has given its approval to a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme – “Scheme for …

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS)

Topics Covered: Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society. Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key features and significance of the scheme. Context: The Union Cabinet has given its approval for the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for MSMEs and MUDRA borrowers. Key features: Under the …

Konark Sun Temple

Topics Covered:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. Konark Sun Temple What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Key facts- about temple, it’s architecture, style and other facts. Context: The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has taken up the Complete Solarisation …

Insights into Editorial: Agriculture needs 1991-like reforms push

Context: The spirit of Finance Minister package for farmers, the reforms can go a long way in building efficient value chains and ensuring better returns for farmers. The consumers will also be ensured better products without burdening their pockets. Agriculture sector in India: In a sense, the country is facing its 1991-moment in the farm …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 May 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:  Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Welfare schemes for vulnerable …

What are the tenets of international morality enumerated in the UN Charter? Discuss.

Topic:  strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 7. What are the tenets of international morality enumerated in the UN Charter? Discuss.(250 words) Reference:  Ethics, Integrity and aptitude by G Subba Rao and P. N. Roy Chowdhury Why this question: The question is straightforward and …

What are the relevant aspects for analyzing controversial issues? Should civil servants be guided by personal convictions or dominant ideologies or laws and court decisions? Explain.

Topic:  Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions; laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance; accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance; ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance. 6. What are …

Discuss the objectives of the  National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020, and the focus areas of FAME India Scheme.

Topic:  Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, And Railways etc. 5. Discuss the objectives of the  National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020, and the focus areas of FAME India Scheme.(250 words) Reference:  dhi.nic.in  Why this question: The question is based on the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan (NEMMP) 2020. Key demand of the question: One …

Deliberate on the problems in railway infrastructure in the country and also discuss the efforts of the government to resolve the issues in this direction.

Topic:  Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, And Railways etc. 4. Deliberate on the problems in railway infrastructure in the country and also discuss the efforts of the government to resolve the issues in this direction.(250 words) Reference:  Business Today  Why this question: The question is straightforward and is based on topics from the static portions …

Examine the legal landscape of the response to the COVID-19 threat in India with a specific focus on the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 3. Examine the legal landscape of the response to the COVID-19 threat in India with a specific focus on the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.(250 words) Reference:  Indian Express  Why this question: The article discusses in detail the flaws associated …

Present a detailed analysis as to how Pakistan is both possibly the leading perpetrator of terrorism and also a victim of terrorism.

Topic:  India and its neighborhood- relations. Terrorism 2. Present a detailed analysis as to how Pakistan is both possibly the leading perpetrator of terrorism and also a victim of terrorism.(250 words) Reference:  The Hindu  Why this question: The author of the article analyses how Pakistan is both possibly the leading perpetrator of terrorism and also …