UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA):

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Context: The United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) recently held a meeting with the women activists and applauded their courage and affirmed that the UN will continue to stand by the people of Afghanistan.   What is UNAMA? UNAMA was …

SMILE Scheme:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Schemes for the vulnerable sections of the society.   SMILE Scheme Context: The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has formulated this scheme for Support for Marginalized Individuals.   About the scheme: “SMILE stands for Support for Marginalized Individuals for Livelihood and Enterprise”. Focus of the scheme is on rehabilitation, provision …

Midday meal scheme:

GS Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Context: Flagging “critical” levels of malnutrition and anaemia among children, the Union Government has urged the states to explore the possibility of introducing millets in the mid-day meal scheme, now known …

Insights into Editorial: A vital cog in Bongaigaon’s response to malnutrition

    Context: Project Sampoorna which was successfully implemented in Bongaigaon district of Assam is a model that can be easily implemented anywhere in reducing child malnutrition This is in line with the UN SDG goals and Kuposhan Mukta Bharat initiative of India. The project has resulted in the reduction of malnutrition in children using …

[MISSION 2022] Insights SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 10 November 2021

    Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 3.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. What is a tsunami? Mention …

There can be no good governance without moral leadership. Comment.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration. 6. There can be no good governance without moral leadership. Comment. (150 words) Difficulty Level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4. Key Demand of the question: To write about the relationship between moral leadership …

“Every individual’s decision is determined more by emotions, rather than by rationale”. Comment

Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance. 5. “Every individual’s decision is determined more by emotions, rather than by rationale”. Comment (250 Words)  Difficulty Level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4. Key Demand of the question: How emotions …

The ‘Net-Zero’ commitment of India, in relevance to Climate Change presents many opportunities and challenges. Comment

Topic: Environmental Pollution and Degradation. Environmental Impact Assessment 4. The ‘Net-Zero’ commitment of India, in relevance to Climate Change presents many opportunities and challenges. Comment (150 Words) Difficulty Level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the question: Recently, the Indian Prime Minister made a few commitments at the COP26 Key Demand of the question: Highlight the …

Conflicts over fishing rights are not infrequent along the International Maritime Boundary Line between India and Pakistan. Discuss how both countries can ensure that fishermen are not victims of a deterioration in ties between the countries.

Topic: India and its neighbourhood- relations. 3. Conflicts over fishing rights are not infrequent along the International Maritime Boundary Line between India and Pakistan. Discuss how both countries can ensure that fishermen are not victims of a deterioration in ties between the countries. (250 Words) Difficulty Level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: Recently …

The destructive power of Tsunamis is all because of the topography of the seafloor near the shore, and is bound to increase in the future. Highlighting the statement, discuss some of the mitigation measures in this regard.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. The destructive power of Tsunamis is all because of the topography of the seafloor near the shore, and is bound to increase in the future. Highlighting the statement, discuss some of the mitigation measures in this regard. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: …

What is a tsunami? Mention its causes and characteristics. Also, describe the factors of destruction from tsunamis?

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. What is a tsunami? Mention its causes and characteristics. Also, describe the factors of destruction from tsunamis? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1. UPSC asked Question related to Tsunamic …