[Mission 2023] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 30 June 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 …

EDITORIAL ANALYSIS: The anti defection law — political facts, legal fiction

 Source: The Hindu Prelims: Anti-defection law, floor test, Tenth schedule, powers of speaker etc Mains GS Paper II: State legislature- functioning, role and conduct of business, role of judiciary in checks and balances etc   ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTS The practice of legislators from changing political parties during their term continues unabated in the Indian legislature despite …

Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS)

Gs Paper-3 Syllabus: Agriculture   Context: Cabinet approves digitisation of 63,000 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies. PACS: It is a village-level institution that works directly with rural residents. It encourages agriculturists to save, accepts deposits from them, makes loans to deserving borrowers, and collects repayments. PACS are the lowest unit in a three-tier structure: The other …

Carbon neutral efforts by Agri-food companies

Gs Paper-3 Syllabus: Environment Conservation   Context: A recent report by FAO and EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development), highlights the need for decarbonizing agrifood systems. Status: Global agrifood system: Account for 21-37% of total anthropogenic GHG emissions Are affected by warming through changing rainfall patterns and supply chain disruptions.   Carbon neutrality may …

Cooking with ‘dirty’ fuels affects women’s mental health

Gs Paper-2 Syllabus: Social Justice   Context: The study revealed that women cooking primarily with charcoal and wood had approximately 50% higher odds of likely depression than those cooking with gas. About 2.6 billion people — nearly half of the global population, most of them in Africa, Asia, and central and south America — rely on biomass fuels, …

UN Report on Internet Shutdown

Gs Paper-2 Syllabus: Government policies and interventions   Context: Recently released United Nations-backed report (by OHCHR) has highlighted that shutting down the internet affects people’s safety & well-being, hampers information flow and harms the economy What is an Internet shutdown? Internet shutdowns are measures taken by a government or on behalf of a government, to intentionally …

How India taught the world the art of collecting data

Gs Paper-1 Syllabus: Post Independence   Context: June 29, is national ‘Statistics Day’, in ‘recognition of the contributions made by Prof. Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis, the ‘Plan Man’ of India. Father of Indian statistics : Mahalanobis certainly believed data to be instrumental in efficient planning for national and human development. Mahalanobis established the Statistical Laboratory within the …

[ Day 11 – June 30, 2022] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2022 – Society & Ethics

  Society: Q1. Could one blame globalization for the brain drain? How does globalization negatively affect developing Countries like India? Comment. 10M Q2. ‘A civilised society is judged by the condition of marginalized and vulnerable sections ’. What are the issues faced by them in India society and suggest some measures to improve their conditions. …

PSIR Analytica Week 4 Day 19 (June 30th) : Discuss the role of Indian Parliament in making of Indian Foriegn Policy ?

PSIR Analytica Week 4 Day 19 (June 30th)   Today’s Question : Discuss the role of Indian Parliament in making of Indian Foriegn Policy ? (10M)   Comment below with your answers. Participate & practice in order to progress. Discussion Video will be posted by 6pm Join our Official Telegram Channel HERE Subscribe to our YouTube Channel HERE …

[MISSION 2023] SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 30 June 2022

  Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2023: 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 and …

In the era of competition and commercialisation, it is a herculean task to sustain as a leader who stays true to their ethics. Analyse.

Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion 7. In the era of competition and commercialisation, it is a herculean task to sustain as a leader who stays true to their ethics. Analyse. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Ethics, Integrity and …

According to you, which are the five traits/vices that must not be present in a civil servant as they hamper ones ethical and professional competence. How can one avoid or eliminate them?

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in-human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics – in private and public relationships. 6. According to you, which are the five traits/vices that must not be present in a civil servant as they hamper ones ethical and professional competence. How can one avoid or eliminate …