[MISSION 2024] Insights SECURE : Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 August 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: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, …

As the food department prepares to launch a grand poverty and hunger alleviation scheme involving mass distribution of food grains to the poor, Senior IAS Officer Suresh must decide who will be his deputy to oversee the entire process, from procurement to last mile delivery. He is presented with two highly capable candidates: Salman and Shahrukh.

Topic: Case Study 7. As the food department prepares to launch a grand poverty and hunger alleviation scheme involving mass distribution of food grains to the poor, Senior IAS Officer Suresh must decide who will be his deputy to oversee the entire process, from procurement to last mile delivery. He is presented with two highly …

India’s Cyber Security Strategy should incorporate elements that can ensure that the most dangerous cybercrimes receive heightened attention and stringent actions, while less severe ones are managed proportionately. Analyse.

Topic: basics of cyber security 6. India’s Cyber Security Strategy should incorporate elements that can ensure that the most dangerous cybercrimes receive heightened attention and stringent actions, while less severe ones are managed proportionately. Analyse. Difficulty level: Tough Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The article examines the role of cybercrime victims in aiding cybercriminals, …

Does a ban on agricultural exports help in reducing inflation and achieving food security? State your opinion in light of the recent curbs on exports of food products.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. Does a ban on agricultural exports help in reducing inflation and achieving food security? State your opinion in light of the recent curbs on exports of food products. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: …

There is need for a more compassionate and realistic approach to comprehending the ongoing war in Ukraine and ending it. What role can India play in this regard? Analyse.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 4. There is need for a more compassionate and realistic approach to comprehending the ongoing war in Ukraine and ending it. What role can India play in this regard? Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India …

Discuss the significance of Rajasthan Gig and Platform Workers (registration and welfare) Act in empowering gig workers in the state, recognizing their contributions and improving their working conditions.

Topic: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes 3. Discuss the significance of Rajasthan Gig and Platform Workers (registration and welfare) Act in empowering gig workers in the state, recognizing their contributions and improving their working conditions. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: …

The French Revolution was a transformative event that marked the end of the monarchy and the birth of modern republicanism, profoundly altering the course of moder world history in several significant ways. Elaborate.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society. 2. The French Revolution was a transformative event that marked the end of the monarchy and the birth …

Examine the historical significance of the American War of Independence and the American Civil War on the United States’ nation-building process and its influence on global history.

Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.— their forms and effect on the society. 1. Examine the historical significance of the American War of Independence and the American Civil War on the …

[ Day 67 – August 24, 2023] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2023 – GS3 & Ethics

  Ethics   1)  What do you understand by the following quote? “May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right” 2)  Is there an adequate emphasis on ethical education in our country in the present times? Analyse (10M) Follow us …

[ Day 66 – August 23, 2023] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2023 – GS3 & Ethics

  Ethics   Q1. “The pursuit to be ethical should be like a marathon and not a sprint.” Comment (10M) Q2. Can ethical egoism promote welfare when adopted by government in its policies and programmes? Examine (10M) Follow us on our Official TELEGRAM Channel HERE Subscribe to Our Official YouTube Channel HERE Please subscribe to Our podcast channel HERE …

[ Day 65 – August 22, 2023] 75 Days Mains Revision Plan 2023 – GS3 & Ethics

GS3   Q1. Are there any challenges or drawbacks associated with providing legal backing to MSP? If so, what are they? (10M)   Q2. The Jal Jeevan Mission prioritizes involving marginalized and vulnerable communities in decision-making and water management. Elucidate (15M)   Ethics   Q3. While some corporates continue to be moral exemplars in showcasing …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 14 August – 19 August 2023

  Dear Students, Our motto has always been to simplify your UPSC CSE preparation. In pursuance of the above objective, our team decided to improve the magazines further. The new and improved version of our Weekly CA Magazine has several features/changes: No more bullets in the index (a much-requested feature! Yes, we are always listening …

[Mission 2024] INSIGHTS DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS + PIB SUMMARY 24 August 2023

  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 ina your mind that might arise(or an examiner might imagine) from each current event. InstaLinks also connect every issue to …

Japan

Mapping   Source: BBC  Japan is set to release treated radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear plant into the Pacific Ocean, a move that has been met with opposition from neighbouring countries.   The water, which has accumulated since the 2011 tsunami that damaged the plant, will be released over 30 years after being filtered …

1st hydrogen bus in Leh

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: ET  Context: India’s largest power producer, NTPC Ltd, has begun a trial run of its first hydrogen bus in Leh as part of the Green Hydrogen Mobility Project.   The programme: This initiative aims to achieve carbon-neutral status for Ladakh. NTPC plans to establish a hydrogen fuelling station, and …

Dholpur-Karauli tiger reserve in Rajasthan

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: Economic Times   Context: India has established its 54th tiger reserve in the Karauli and Dholpur districts of Rajasthan, following approval from the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA). This new reserve marks Rajasthan’s fifth, joining the existing reserves of Ranthambore, Sariska, Mukundra Hills, and Ramgarh Vishdhari. The Dholpur-Karauli Tiger …

Pfizer’s RSV vaccine

Facts for Prelims (FFP)   Source: livescience  Context: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval to Pfizer’s vaccine, Abrysvo, aimed at safeguarding new-borns from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) by vaccinating pregnant individuals during the latter stages of pregnancy. Abrysvo has been authorized for use in adults aged 60 and above to protect them …