[ Results ] InstaClasses / OGP 2023 Scholarship Test

  Dear Students, We are hereby announcing the results of Scholarship test for InstaClasses / OGP 2023 which was conducted on 20th Feb. 2022. Congratulations to all those who are eligible for scholarship. All the eligible students have been informed via  e-mail regarding the same. CLICK HERE TO CHECK THE SCHOLARSHIP TEST RESULTS  

[MISSION 2022] SECURE 2022 : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 February 2022

    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 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday     General Studies – 1   Topic:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature …

Gandhian Trusteeship was an ‘Instrument of Human Dignity’. Elaborate.

Topics: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators   7. Gandhian Trusteeship was an ‘Instrument of Human Dignity’. Elaborate. (150 words)   Difficulty Level: Moderate   Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Philosophical …

Distributed renewable energy projects have greater scalability and offer substantive livelihood benefits. Comment in the light of Draft Policy Framework for developing and promoting Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) Livelihood Application.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.   6. Distributed renewable energy projects have greater scalability and offer substantive livelihood benefits. Comment in the light of Draft Policy Framework for developing and promoting Decentralized Renewable Energy (DRE) Livelihood Application. (250 words)   Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: DownToEarth   Why the question: The Union Ministry …

A multi-lingual approach to education with foundational learning in mother tongue would create new opportunities for learning and leading to creation of opportunities in skill development and employment. Critically examine.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.   5. A multi-lingual approach to education with foundational learning in mother tongue would create new opportunities for learning and leading to creation of opportunities in skill development and employment. Critically examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The …

The transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence in governance must be harnessed to bridge the gap between the state and the citizens as well as to improve service delivery.

Topic:  Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   4. The transformative potential of Artificial Intelligence in governance must be harnessed to bridge the gap between the state and the citizens as well as to improve service delivery. …

The path to true inclusion of LGBTIA+ community begins with putting an end to violence and harassment against them and beginning sensitization about them among the echelons of the society. Discuss.

  Topic:  Social empowerment 3. The path to true inclusion of LGBTIA+ community begins with putting an end to violence and harassment against them and beginning sensitization about them among the echelons of the society. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: New Indian Express   Why the question: In a welcome move, the Tamil …

Rukmini Devi Arundale catalyzed the renaissance of the Bharatanatyam dance form, to preserve and popularize it and other Indian traditions. Elaborate.

  Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 2. Rukmini Devi Arundale catalyzed the renaissance of the Bharatanatyam dance form, to preserve and popularize it and other Indian traditions. Elaborate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy                                                                        Reference: Indian art and culture – Nitin Singhania …

Though separated by short distances, the pictorial styles that emerged and evolved in various sub-schools of Rajput style of paintings were significantly diverse in terms of execution. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.   1.  Though separated by short distances, the pictorial styles that emerged and evolved in various sub-schools of Rajput style of paintings were significantly diverse in terms of execution. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough    Reference: Indian …

SANSAD TV: 75 YEARS: LAWS THAT SHAPED INDIA- THE FUGITIVE ECONOMIC OFFENDERS ACT, 2018

    Highlights of the Bill: The Bill allows for a person to be declared as a fugitive economic offender (FEO) if: (i) an arrest warrant has been issued against him for any specified offences where the value involved is over Rs 100 crore, and (ii) he has left the country and refuses to return …

SANSAD TV: THE DEFENDERS – LAC: CHALLENGES & STRATEGY

Introduction: India and China, two Asian giants with a massive economy, military and manpower and global ambitions are yet entangled in one of the longest running boundary disputes. The two use both its military and political heft in the region to address the dispute and they avoid another Galwan like flare-up. Why do face-offs occur? …

SANSAD TV: 75 YEARS: LAWS THAT SHAPED INDIA- THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS & ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES & REMAINS ACT, 1958

Introduction: The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958 is one of the landmark laws for the preservation of ancient and historical monuments. This episode brings its legislative journey and its impact in safeguarding the cultural heritage. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act (or AMASR Act) is an act of parliament of the government of India that …

SANSAD TV: 75 YEARS: LAWS THAT SHAPED INDIA- THE PREVENTION OF MONEY LAUNDERING ACT, 2002

      Introduction: A comprehensive legislation for preventing money-laundering and connected activities, confiscation of proceeds of crime, setting up of agencies, and mechanisms for coordinating measures for combating money-laundering, The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 was passed by the Parliament. Money laundering: It is the process of creating the appearance that large amounts …

[Mission 2022] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 21 FEBRUARY 2022

  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 …

Environmental Conservation, UN, UNEP.

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   UNEP Frontiers report: Context: The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) recently released its latest annual Frontiers report. This is the fourth edition of the Frontiers Report, which was first published in 2016 with an alert to the growing risk of zoonotic diseases, four years before the …

Extended Producers Responsibility on plastic packaging:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Conservation related issues.   Context: The government has notified the Guidelines on Extended Producers Responsibility  (EPR) on plastic packaging under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016. The guidelines will come into effect from 1st July 2022.   Overview of the new guidelines: Four categories of plastic packaging specified: Category one will …