The process of burning farm residue is one of the major causes of air pollution in parts of north India, deteriorating the air quality. Moreover, the inability to convert stubble as fodder leads to economic losses as well. Examine.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. The process of burning farm residue is one of the major causes of air pollution in parts of north India, deteriorating the air quality. Moreover, the inability to convert stubble as fodder leads to economic losses as well. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: …

Soil Security and Food and Nutrition Security are interconnected. Soil degradation drives food insecurity and sustainable interventions are urgently needed in this regard. Analyse.

Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing. 5. Soil Security and Food and Nutrition Security are interconnected. Soil degradation drives food insecurity and sustainable interventions are urgently needed in this …

What is Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI)? Throw light on FPI regime as a route for foreign investment in India. Examine the impact of FPI withdrawal on the Indian economy.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4. What is Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI)? Throw light on FPI regime as a route for foreign investment in India. Examine the impact of FPI withdrawal on the Indian economy. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express Why the …

Given our developmental targets and ambition, a massive scale-up in capacity-building is needed at the bureaucratic level. In this context, discuss the role of Mission Karmayogi in efficiency in action for producing maximum results.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. Given our developmental targets and ambition, a massive scale-up in capacity-building is needed at the bureaucratic level. In this context, discuss the role of Mission Karmayogi in efficiency in action for producing maximum results. (250 …

What are the different ways in which poverty is measured in India? Though the statistics point to a reduction in poverty in the last decade but India remains far from achieving Sustainable Development Goal-1 (SDG-1). Examine. How can SDG-1 be achieved by 2030?

Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger. 2. What are the different ways in which poverty is measured in India? Though the statistics point to a reduction in poverty in the last decade but India remains far from achieving Sustainable Development Goal-1 (SDG-1). Examine. How can SDG-1 be achieved by 2030?  (250 words) Difficulty level: …

Compare and contrast the Sufi and the Bhakti movement in India. What were the factors that led to emergence of Bhakti movement?

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Compare and contrast the Sufi and the Bhakti movement in India. What were the factors that led to emergence of Bhakti movement? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The …

[MISSION 2023] सिक्योर : दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 22 जून 2022

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– I   विषय: भारतीय संस्कृति, जिसमें प्राचीन काल से आधुनिक काल तक के कला के रूप, साहित्य और वास्तुकला के मुख्य पहलू शामिल होंगे। मुगल साम्राज्य की मनसबदारी व्यवस्था की व्याख्या कीजिए। इसके गुण-दोषों का मूल्यांकन …

[MISSION 2023] सिक्योर : दैनिक सिविल सेवा मुख्य परीक्षा उत्तर लेखन अभ्यास: 21 जून 2022

  How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2022: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   सामान्य अध्ययन– I   विषय: भारतीय संस्कृति, जिसमें प्राचीन काल से आधुनिक काल तक के कला के रूप, साहित्य और वास्तुकला के मुख्य पहलू शामिल होंगे। त्रिपक्षीय संघर्ष के अल्पकालिक एवं दीर्घकालिक परिणामों का परीक्षण कीजिए। क्या आपको …

‘Majoritarian views and popular morality cannot dictate constitutional rights’. Discuss.

Topic: moral and political attitudes. 7. ‘Majoritarian views and popular morality cannot dictate constitutional rights’. Discuss. (150 words) Difficulty level: Tough Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Abstract Thursdays’ in Mission-2023 Secure. Directive word:  Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive …

Nuclear energy is proven, scalable and reliable, and its expanded use will be essential for many countries to achieve their decarbonization goals. Do you think its benefits outweigh the risks posed by it? Comment.

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 6. Nuclear energy is proven, scalable and reliable, and its expanded use will be essential for many countries to achieve their decarbonization goals. Do you think its benefits outweigh the risks posed by it? Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Live Mint , Insights on India Why …

What is depreciation of Indian rupee? Examine the factors behind its recent depreciation and its impact on the economy in general.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 5. What is depreciation of Indian rupee? Examine the factors behind its recent depreciation and its impact on the economy in general. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Indian Express , Insights on India Why the question: The Indian currency …

The BRICS are at a turbulent crossroads as renewed great power competition intersects with countervailing tendencies in the emerging multipolar arena. Analyse. What course corrections are required to ensure deeper collaboration among the BRICS nations?

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests. 4. The BRICS are at a turbulent crossroads as renewed great power competition intersects with countervailing tendencies in the emerging multipolar arena. Analyse. What course corrections are required to ensure deeper collaboration among the BRICS nations? (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough …

How does infrastructure play a role in transformation of economy leading to economic development? Discuss the policies of the government aimed at providing major infrastructural push in the recent years.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 3. How does infrastructure play a role in transformation of economy leading to economic development? Discuss the policies of the government aimed at providing major infrastructural push in the recent years. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate …

Depleting and decreasing status of water resources may be one of the most critical resource issues of the 21st century. Critically analyse the issues and challenges in interlinking of rivers in India as a measure to overcome water crisis.

Topic: geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes. 2. Depleting and decreasing status of water resources may be one of the most critical resource issues of the 21st century. Critically analyse the issues and challenges in interlinking of …

Examine the causes and consequences of Vijayanagara-Bahamani conflict.

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1. Examine the causes and consequences of Vijayanagara-Bahamani conflict. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India , Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper …

“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.” ― Pearl S. Buck

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7. What does this quote means to you? (150 words) “Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.” ― Pearl S. Buck Difficulty level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of the static …

Wetlands perform a wide range of biodiversity functions especially with respect to naturally protecting surrounding areas from flooding. Elucidate.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment 6. Wetlands perform a wide range of biodiversity functions especially with respect to naturally protecting surrounding areas from flooding. Elucidate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Down to Earth  , Insights on India Why the question: The Experts in Bangladesh have cautioned against solely blaming climate change …

What is twin deficit? Examine as to how India can avoid the twin deficit problem amidst rising commodity prices and subsidy burden.

Topic: Government Budgeting. 5. What is twin deficit? Examine as to how India can avoid the twin deficit problem amidst rising commodity prices and subsidy burden. (250 words) Difficulty level: Tough Reference: Indian Express , business-standard Why the question: The finance ministry on Monday cautioned the re-emergence of the twin deficit problem in the economy, …

A rejuvenated Inter-State Council can play a vital role in better implementation of governance practices, involve the states more closely in the planning and delivery of services and lead to a more prudent fiscal discipline. Discuss.

Topic: Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies. 4. A rejuvenated Inter-State Council can play a vital role in better implementation of governance practices, involve the states more closely in the planning and delivery of services and lead to a more prudent fiscal discipline. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: …

A powerful, independent judiciary is of paramount importance to protect rights of citizens and country’s socio-economic development. Hence, there is a scope for reforms to make higher judiciary efficient and effective. Analyse.

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; 3. A powerful, independent judiciary is of paramount importance to protect rights of citizens and country’s socio-economic development. Hence, there is a scope for reforms to make higher judiciary efficient and effective. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: …