Insights into Editorial: Radical action needed: Environment Day theme a mission on green action

  Context: The theme of this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Reimagine. Recreate. Restore.” It may seem a broad-sweep goal. But the scale of anthropogenic damage done to the environment just over the last one-and-half centuries, and the scope of what must be done to correct this, is so vast that exactitude in the discourse …

[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 11 June 2021

  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 – 2   Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s …

Discuss the feasibility of smart fencing in India. Do you think Smart fencing along with physical fencing can protect major infiltration areas of Indian borders?

Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas – linkages of organized crime with terrorism. 7. Discuss the feasibility of smart fencing in India. Do you think Smart fencing along with physical fencing can protect major infiltration areas of Indian borders? (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The new US President has …

What do you understand by a Platform Economy? Examine the potential of  it to transform the current economic structure in the country.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 6. What do you understand by a Platform Economy? Examine the potential of  it to transform the current economic structure in the country. (250 words) Reference:  orfonline.org Why the question: The impact of platforms and platform economy in restructuring jobs …

Examine the need for Ethanol blending programme in India. What are the challenges involved? Suggest a roadmap.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 5. Examine the need for Ethanol blending programme in India. What are the challenges involved? Suggest a roadmap. (250 words) Reference:  Down to Earth.  Why the question: The government of India has advanced the target for 20 per cent ethanol blending in petrol (also called E20) to …

In deliberations on reforms, or arguments about public expenditure, there is an excessive focus on the central government. Yet, on reforms and public expenditures, we also need to focus on examining the states”. Discuss.

Topic: Government Budgeting. Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. In deliberations on reforms, or arguments about public expenditure, there is an excessive focus on the central government. Yet, on reforms and public expenditures, we also need to focus on examining the states”. Discuss. (250 words) Reference:  …

Compare and contrast the public healthcare system in South Asian countries with that of their Southeast Asian peers and highlights the shortcomings.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 3. Compare and contrast the public healthcare system in South Asian countries with that of their Southeast Asian peers and highlights the shortcomings. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article contrasts the public healthcare system in …

Digitisation of justice delivery offers immense potential and is the need of the era, but the draft proposal of Phase III of the e-Courts project is trying to do too much and goes off the tram line. Elucidate.

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity. 2. Digitisation of justice delivery offers immense potential and is the need of the era, but the draft proposal of Phase III of the e-Courts project is trying …

Discuss briefly the emerging fault lines in South Asia and the wider Indo-Pacific in the context of Quad’s future role and China’s aggressive diplomacy.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora. 1. Discuss briefly the emerging fault lines in South Asia and the wider Indo-Pacific in the context of Quad’s future role and China’s aggressive diplomacy. (250 words) Reference:  The Hindu Why the question: The article highlights article highlights China’s …