Biomass pellets

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Conservation and pollution-related issues   Source: DTE  Context: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) revised the financial grants for biomass pellet manufacturing units.   What are Biomass pellets?   Biomass pellets production/usage in India: It is mandatory to use biomass or agricultural residue (5-10%) as combustion fuel along with coal in …

Critical minerals: Resilient supply chains

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Distribution of Key Natural Resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent)   Source: IE  Context: A recent working paper evaluated the criticality levels of 43 select minerals for India.   Background: Critical minerals refer to mineral resources, both primary and processed, that are Economically important/demand-side factors (to …

[MISSION 2023] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 21 April 2023

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: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian …

As a junior officer in the education department, Rohit was used to handling routine administrative work, but he never expected to come across a scam of such magnitude. One day, he stumbled upon evidence of a paper leak racket that involved some of his higher-ups.

Topic: Case Study 7. As a junior officer in the education department, Rohit was used to handling routine administrative work, but he never expected to come across a scam of such magnitude. One day, he stumbled upon evidence of a paper leak racket that involved some of his higher-ups. Rohit had always been a stickler for …

The challenges to India’s cyber security are numerous and complex, but can be addressed through a comprehensive approach that combines policy and technology solutions. Analyse.

Topic: Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security; 6. The challenges to India’s cyber security are numerous and complex, but can be addressed through a comprehensive approach that combines policy and technology solutions. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: …

While the Prevention of Money Laundering Act has been a significant step in combating money laundering and other financial crimes, its efficacy in holding those engaging in money laundering accountable before the law has been subject to criticism. Examine.

Topic: money laundering and its prevention. 5. While the Prevention of Money Laundering Act has been a significant step in combating money laundering and other financial crimes, its efficacy in holding those engaging in money laundering accountable before the law has been subject to criticism. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Insights on India …

India’s dependence on imports for critical minerals poses significant challenges for its economy. What are the geopolitical and economic risks associated with this dependence? Evaluate the steps taken by India to diversify its supply chain and promote domestic production of critical minerals.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. India’s dependence on imports for critical minerals poses significant challenges for its economy. What are the geopolitical and economic risks associated with this dependence? Evaluate the steps taken by India to diversify its supply chain and promote domestic production …

Despite various measures, tuberculosis continues to be a major health challenge in India. Discuss the challenges faced in combatting the disease and suggest innovative approaches that could be adopted to achieve the goal of a TB-free India by 2025.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, and Human Resources. 3. Despite various measures, tuberculosis continues to be a major health challenge in India. Discuss the challenges faced in combatting the disease and suggest innovative approaches that could be adopted to achieve the goal of a TB-free India …

Despite being a basic human right, many migrant workers are not covered under the National Food Security Act, highlighting the issue of food insecurity among internal migrant workers in India. In this context, examine the challenges they face and identify measures that can be taken to address this issue.

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. 2. Despite being a basic human right, many migrant workers are not covered under the National Food Security Act, highlighting …

Export hotspots play a crucial role in driving India’s export growth by acting as key centers of production and trade. Discuss the features of major export hotspots of India.

Topic: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent); factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India). 1. Export hotspots play a crucial role in driving India’s export growth by acting as key centers of production …