[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 October 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 Join IPM to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 2   Topic: GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues …

What do you understand by Aptitude? How is it different from Intelligence? Explain.

Topic : Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections. 7. What do you understand by Aptitude? How is it different from Intelligence? Explain. (250 words) Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications Why the question: The question is …

Do you think for a greener tomorrow, its high time for India to start and practice “Climate Budget Tagging” as one of its climate change policies? Elucidate.

Topic: Government Budgeting. Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. Do you think for a greener tomorrow, its high time for India to start and practice “Climate Budget Tagging” as one of its climate change policies? Elucidate. (250 words) Reference: Financial Express Why the question: The editorial brings to us insights on “Climate …

“India’s economic growth has circumvented manufacturing led growth phase”, examine the statement with causative factors.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. “India’s economic growth has circumvented manufacturing led growth phase”, examine the statement with causative factors. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why the question: The question is about discussing how India’s economic growth has circumvented manufacturing led growth phase in …

Ineffective and unplanned hydro-geology of cities and towns of India today are more responsible for floods than just the monsoon depressions. Critically examine.

3. Ineffective and unplanned hydro-geology of cities and towns of India today are more responsible for floods than just the monsoon depressions. Critically examine. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why the question: The article explains that as floods swamp Hyderabad and other parts of the southern India, the focus is on the inadequacy of drainage …

Any discussion on inclusive education must include children with disabilities (CWDs), in the light of the above statement analyse the existing interventions both by union and state governments in this direction and also suggest way forward.

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. 2. Any discussion on inclusive education must include children with disabilities (CWDs), in the light of the above statement …

Though Swamitva scheme is a step forward towards establishing clear land ownership in the country, the policies focusing on land reforms must aim at conclusive titles to address the ground challenges completely. Elaborate.

Topic: GS-2: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.  GS-3: Land reforms in India. 1. Though Swamitva scheme is a step forward towards establishing clear land ownership in the country, the policies focusing on land reforms must aim at conclusive titles to address the …