[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 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. Identify the basic elements of …

An apparel manufacturing company having a large number of women employees was losing sales due to various factors. The company hired a reputed marketing executive, Who increased the volume of sales within a short span of time? However, some Unconfirmed reports came up regarding his indulgence in sexual harassment at the Workplace. After sometime a woman employee launched a formal complaint to the management against the marketing executive about sexually harassing her. Faced with the Companies’ indifference, in not taking cognizance of her grievances, she lodged an FIR With the police. Realizing the sensitivity and gravity of the situation, the company called the woman employee to negotiate. In that she was offered a hefty sum of money to withdraw the Complaint and the FIR and also give in writing that the marketing executive is not Involved in the case. Identify the ethical issues involved in this case. What options are available to the woman employee?

Topic : Case study/Previous year question 7. An apparel manufacturing company having a large number of women employees was losing sales due to various factors. The company hired a reputed marketing executive, Who increased the volume of sales within a short span of time? However, some Unconfirmed reports came up regarding his indulgence in sexual harassment at …

Human-wildlife conflict is increasingly becoming an existential crisis, both for animals and man. Discuss the major reasons for increase in man-animal conflict in India in recent years. What have been major steps undertaken by the government for mitigation of conflict?

Topic : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. Human-wildlife conflict is increasingly becoming an existential crisis, both for animals and man. Discuss the major reasons for increase in man-animal conflict in India in recent years. What have been major steps undertaken by the government for mitigation of conflict? (250 words) Reference: The …

Write a short note on Kumahar Sashaktikaran Yojana while highlighting the role of role of Khadi and village Industries Commission?

Topic:  Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation. 5. Write a short note on Kumahar Sashaktikaran Yojana while highlighting the role of role of Khadi and village Industries Commission? (250 words) Reference: Financial Express . Why the question: KVIC distributed electric potter wheels to …

India is on the brink of a Covid-induced waste crisis, Discuss the concerns associated with biomedical waste crisis facing the country.

Topic : Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 4. India is on the brink of a Covid-induced waste crisis, Discuss the concerns associated with biomedical waste crisis facing the country. (250 words) Reference: Hindustan Times  Why the question: The article presents to us the dismal affair of biomedical waste management in the country. …

China’s present goal may not be chiefly to acquire territory, but to force on India a political settlement which will involve India re-orienting its policies to suit the pattern of Chinese global policies. Critically analyse.

Topic : Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. India and its neighborhood- relations. 3. China’s present goal may not be chiefly to acquire territory, but to force on India a political settlement which will involve India re-orienting its policies to suit the pattern of Chinese global …

Discuss Significance of Yoga to human health and explain in what way it aids the humanity physically, psychologically and emotionally?

Topic: Indian Culture – Salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 2. Discuss Significance of Yoga to human health and explain in what way it aids the humanity physically, psychologically and emotionally? (250 words) Reference: pib.gov.in Why the question: Prime Minister addressed the nation on the occasion of International …

Identify the basic elements of a Hindu temple in India. How are north Indian temples different from south? Discuss.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Identify the basic elements of a Hindu temple in India. How are north Indian temples different from south? Discuss. (250 words) Reference: Indian art and Culture by Nitin Singhania Why the question: The question is …

INSIGHTS करेंट अफेयर्स+ पीआईबी नोट्स [ DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB Summary in HINDI ] 22 June

  विषय-सूची सामान्य अध्ययन-II 1. मतदान की गोपनीयता 2. मधेसियों द्वारा नए नेपाली विधान का विरोध 3. मनी लॉन्ड्रिंग एवं आतंकी वित्तपोषण के प्रतिरोध हेतु यूरेशियन समूह (EAG)   सामान्य अध्ययन-III 1. ग़रीब कल्याण रोज़गार अभियान 2. अंतरासस्यन (Intercropping)   प्रारम्भिक परीक्षा हेतु तथ्य 1. कोविफोर क्या है? 2. गोल्डन लंगूर 3. अंतर्राष्ट्रीय योग दिवस …

Insights into Editorial: Textile industry seeks govt support to stay competitive

  Context: The textile industry has urged the government for reimbursement of all the duties and taxes incurred during production to help enhance overall competitiveness of the sector. Cotton textiles exports declined by 16.50 per cent during April 2019 to February 2020 to USD 9,405 million compared to USD 11,262 million in the same period …

DAY – 8 ( INSTA REVISION TEST)INSTA REVISION PLAN 2.0, 2020

Post your INSTA Revision Test score as well as your answers for the below Mains Questions in the Comments section for review. Static question: The encounter of tradition with modernization created certain cultural contradictions, adaptations and in some cases situations of conflict also. In the light of this statement, critically analyse the merging of tradition …

INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY- 22 June 2020

InstaLinks help you think beyond the issue but relevant to the issue from UPSC prelims and Mains exam point of view. These linkages provided in this ‘hint’ format help you frame possible questions in your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to their static …

Intercropping

Topics Covered: 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. Intercropping Why in News? Kerala government is planning to modify specific laws that govern the plantation sector to allow the management to intercrop food …

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan launched

Topics Covered: Employment related issues. Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan launched Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the mega ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ aimed to boost livelihood opportunities in rural India amid the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Highlights of the scheme: The first priority of the scheme is to meet the immediate requirement of workers who have …

Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG)

Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate. Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) Context: India attended the virtual 32nd special Eurasian Group on Combating Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism (EAG) plenary meeting, under the aegis of the Financial Action Task Force. What is EAG? The EAG is a regional …

Secrecy of ballot

Topics Covered: Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act. Secrecy of ballot Why in News? Supreme Court has delivered its judgment on Secrecy of Ballot. The judgment came on an appeal against the Allahabad High Court decision setting aside the voting of a no-confidence motion in a zila panchayat in Uttar Pradesh in 2018. …