[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 June 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: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Discuss the contributions of Muslim …

What do you understand by social audit? Discuss its limitations and significance.

Topic : Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. 7. What do you understand by social audit? Discuss its …

Some people are of the opinion that values keep changing with time and situation, while others strongly believe that there are certain universal and eternal human values. What is your viewpoint? Discuss.

Topic : 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. Some people are of the opinion that values keep changing with time and situation, while others strongly believe that there are certain universal and eternal human values. …

With the double whammy of Monsoon and the pandemic, the conditions of the urban poor are more deplorable than that of their rural counterparts. Comment.

Topic : population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 5. With the double whammy of Monsoon and the pandemic, the conditions of the urban poor are more deplorable than that of their rural counterparts. Comment. (250 words) Reference: Live Mint  Why the …

Discuss in detail the challenges faced by the disabled during the pandemic.

Topic : 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. 4. Discuss in detail the challenges faced by the disabled during the pandemic. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why …

Explain the importance of ‘Myristica swamps’ in Western Ghats Ecosystem.

Topic : Salient features of world’s physical geography. 3. Explain the importance of ‘Myristica swamps’ in Western Ghats Ecosystem. (250 words) Reference: Deccan Herald  Why the question: The question is based on the theme of ‘Myristica swamps’ in Western Ghats Ecosystem. Key Demand of the question: Explain the importance of ‘Myristica swamps’ in Western Ghats …

Discuss the various aspects of social legislation introduced by the Britishers in the first half of the nineteenth century in India.

Topic : Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 2. Discuss the various aspects of social legislation introduced by the Britishers in the first half of the nineteenth century in India. (250 words) Reference: India Before Independence By Bipin Chandra  Why the question: From a precautionary …

Discuss the contributions of Muslim Rulers in the development of Indian architecture.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Discuss the contributions of Muslim Rulers in the development of Indian architecture. (250 words) Reference: Indian art and culture by Nitin Singhania Why the question: The question is straightforward and there isn’t much to dwell …