Insights into Editorial: Keeping secrets in a quantum world and going beyond

    Introduction: Encryption of Data in normal computers: Every online transaction we make with another person is protected so that a third person cannot read it without the permission of the two people exchanging the information in the first place. This process is called encryption of the data. In the time of the classical …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 10 December 2020

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  STHIR – 2021: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 3.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Landslides 1. Elucidate volcano formation, their types and structures associated …

Amit Singh is a small farmer in a northern state of India. He comes to know about recently launched PM fasal Bima Yojana. He was told by Gram Pradhan to visit his bank for further information. The bank officials completed the formalities and deducted the amount of premium from his account. After few days, heavy rain and hailstorm destroyed his wheat crop. Due to bad weather and incessant rain for three-four days he could not inform the bank officials. After four days, when he reached the bank to inform, he was told to visit insurance company office. When he finally contacted the insurance  Company officials, he was told that they were unable to process his claim as he was supposed to register crop loss within 72 hrs. of the incident. Suppose you are an officer at district level responsible to hear the complaints against the insurance claims and Amit Singh files a complaint before you then how you will tackle the issue? Discuss and also identify the ethical issues and their possible remedies.

Topic : Ethics based Case study 7. Amit Singh is a small farmer in a northern state of India. He comes to know about recently launched PM fasal Bima Yojana. He was told by Gram Pradhan to visit his bank for further information. The bank officials completed the formalities and deducted the amount of premium …

Discuss in what possible ways Anganwadi centres (AWCs) could become agents of improved delivery of ICDS’s services.

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. 6. Discuss in what possible ways Anganwadi centres (AWCs) could become agents of improved delivery of ICDS’s services. (250 words) …

Despite numerous government policies focusing on skill development in India skill development still remains a major challenge in the country. Examine.

Topic : Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4. Despite numerous government policies focusing on skill development in India, skill development still remains a major challenge in the country. Examine. (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why the question: The article brings to us the challenges with …

“The problem with sanitation in India is not lack of infrastructure but the social and cultural stigma attached to it.” Do you agree? Analyse.

Topic : Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 3. “The problem with sanitation in India is not lack of infrastructure but the social and cultural stigma attached to it.” Do you agree? Analyse. (250 words) Reference: Indian Express  Why the question: The article brings to us …

“Landslides are more than just a natural phenomena”. Do you agree? Discuss and suggest ways to mitigate it.

Topic: Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Landslides 2. “Landslides are more than just a natural phenomena”. Do you agree? Discuss and suggest ways to mitigate it. (250 words) Reference: Fundamentals of Physical Geography by G C Leong Why the question: The question is from the static portions of GS paper I , portions of World Geography. Key …

Elucidate volcano formation their types and structures associated with suitable examples.

Topic: Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Landslides 1. Elucidate volcano formation, their types and structures associated with suitable examples. (250 words) Reference: Fundamentals of Physical Geography by G C Leong, Fundamentals of Physical Geography – class XI NCERT Why the question: The question is from the static portions of GS paper I, portions of World Geography. Key …