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There is a clear acknowledgement that Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a tool of industrial development, manufacturing and exports. Recognizing this potential, the whole instrumentality of SEZs requires augmentation. Discuss the issues plaguing the success of SEZs with respect to taxation, governing laws and administration.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) clause under the new Companies Act has failed to achieve its desired objectives. While highlighting the major constraints being faced by companies in fulfilling their CSR obligations suggest steps that can be taken to increase the efficacy of CSR initiatives.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The Indian Pharmaceuticals Industry despite being one of the largest in the world is facing certain challenges. While enumerating these challenges, discuss the steps that should be taken to address these challenges.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Success of 'Make in India' depends upon the success of 'Skill India mission' and radical labour reforms. DiscussLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Explain various factors, which are responsible for the location of manufacturing industries in various parts of the world. Take examples from various parts of the world.
Recently, India has replaced USA as the third top steel producer. Account for this trend and critically assess the strength and weakness of Indian steel Industry.
North India lacks propriety in controlling population of India, critically analyse.Level(3)View/Post Answer
40 percent of today’s India is born in post 1991 period of more liberal India and has a different mindset. DiscussLevel(3)View/Post Answer
26 percent population of India is between 15-24 age group and is in education procurement gear and seeks more investment in the field of education besides universal education- education must for all, how it will be possible?Level(3)View/Post Answer
India is in danger of squandering its valuable demographic dividend, inability to generate 1.2 crore jobs annually to accommodate annual addition in the labour force, what two important steps are required to curtail of possible chaos.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Why does the western world apprehensive about Indian ability in utilizing its demographic dividend?Level(2)View/Post Answer
what is demographic dividend? what steps should India take to reap the benefits of demographic dividend?Level(1)View/Post Answer
Apart from being a commercial organization, Indian Railways in required to engage in the so called ''Social Sector Obligations''. What do you mean by this and what is their importance to India? Critically discuss.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Trade through land routes has no parallel but 95 percent of Indian trade is maritime in nature. Discuss.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Inland waterways contribute less than 1 percent to the total trade.Discuss the factors affecting inland waterways.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss the reforms needed for Aviation industry.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Railways tend to follow the path of least resistance. Explain.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Density of roads is an indicator of development. Elaborate.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Volcanoes and earthquakes are the catastrophic expressions of geothermal heat of earth, discuss. Only the Funnel shaped topography of the north east India can produce a Mawsynram and Cheerapunji, justify.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Goldi lock zone is one of the three requisites for having an earth like planet in space, elucidate. Landforms are an outcome of interaction of endogenetic and exogenetic forces, elaborate.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Sea floor spreading is a consequence of constructive plate margins, explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Submarine trenches are formed where lithospheric plates subduct, explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Conservative margins cannot be progenitors of earthquakes, give a reasoned account.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Mountains with latitudinal extent have east-west slopes while the ranges with longitudinal extent have north-south slopes. Elaborate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
EL-nino and La-Nina are determinant factor for monsoon to a large extent. Explain
Counter Equatorial currents cause ‘elnino’ effect in pacific waters. Discuss.Level(1)View/Post Answer
“Aurorae phenomena is area specific”. Give a rational account of the statement.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Prevailing wind system is expressed in three distinct Hadley, Ferrel and Polar cells.ElaborateLevel(1)View/Post Answer
Earth has two panic buttons, jet streams and conveyor belt in atmosphere in oceans respectively and are guided by influx of incoming solar radiation. JustifyLevel(3)View/Post Answer
Dipole effect of Indian Ocean is infact ELNINO-LANINA like anomalies of tropical warm waters, discuss.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Ocean currents are capable to moderate climatic conditions, explainLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Ocean currents are capable to induce climate changes, justify.Level(2)View/Post Answer
North Indian Ocean is the only among all water bodies where ocean currents change seasonally, elaborate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Indian Ocean has got a befitting name and it really carriers Indian signatures, discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Indo-Brahma Pascoe river was once a pre-Pleistocene reality, discuss.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Pacific Ocean has the most apacific ocean bottom. Explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The antecedent rivers interrupt the continuity of Himalayas, justify.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The Nepal Himalaya is the highest and the longest, explain.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Explain the development of Himalayan syntaxian bends.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Sum up four reasons for the development of Thar Desert in the western Indian subcontinent.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Himalayas orient monsoons over Indian subcontinent, elaborate.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Tibetan plateau has a unique role in determining the timings of monsoons over Indian Subcontinent, discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Coastal Andhra is equally self-reliant to be a separate state, defend the statement.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Seismicity can be a spoil spot for TAPI pipeline and can be a geopolitical show stopper.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Statehood sentiment is an electoral instrument; people should be passed on a caveat. Write a memoir in support of the statement.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Small states are more manageable, there should be no national skepticism. Explain.Level(2)View/Post Answer
A good monsoon is essential for agriculture and for the replenishment of reservoirs and aquifers, is that so ? Still we are surviving on the gamble and gambit of monsoons.CommentLevel(3)View/Post Answer
List the oceanic currents of North Atlantic Ocean and North Pacific Ocean and highlight the economic and climate significance of these currents. Is there any correlation between global warming and the changes in these currents?
The union government is preparing legislation for involving riparian states for rejuvenating the Ganga River. What are the likely roadblocks this legislation might face? Is there a necessity of such legislation? Critically examine
Seismic Zone V must be given respect if found in the geological surveys while planning a multi-purpose project. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Earthquakes can be predicted well before they cause havoc. Justify.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Seismic waves have a propagation pattern and produce seismic shadow areas. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What are the prevalent explanations of origin of Continents and Oceans. Give few evidences.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Explore the interconnection between soils and vegetation taking suitable examples.
Indian Soil cover is an assortment of Zonal (in-situ), Azonal (ex-situ) and intrazonal soils. Discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Type of natural vegetation follows latitude and altitude. ElaborateLevel(2)View/Post Answer
Eco-tourism activities are emerging as a growing livelihood option in India. What are Eco tourism activities? Critically examine the impact of growing Eco-tourism in India?
Man-animal conflict is emerging as a major concern for the States in the recent years. What is Man-animal conflict and enumerate reasons. Also, critically analyze the strategies devised to handle this issue.
According to IUCN, Indian rhinos have been classified as Vulnerable. Rhino-horns are used in traditional Chinese medicine and decorative trophies. Is “Dehorning” a viable solution to stop Rhino poaching?
Despite various preventive and remedial measures, India is so vulnerable to disaster of earthquakes. What steps are further required to prevent and mitigate the ill effects of earthquakes? Also demarcate earthquake prone regions of India.
Establish the relationship between land reform, agriculture productivity and elimination of poverty in Indian Economy. Discussion the difficulty in designing and implementation of the agriculture friendly land reforms in India.Level(1)View/Post Answer
In view of the declining average size of land holdings in India which has made agriculture non-viable for a majority of farmers, should contract farming and land leasing be promoted in agriculture? Critically evaluate the pros and cons.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Livestock rearing has a big potential for providing non-farm employment and income in rural areas. Discuss suggesting suitable examples.Level(1)View/Post Answer
The MSP or minimum support price mechanism has been criticised for making Indian agriculture cereal intensive, regionally biased, input oriented and environmentally unsustainable. In this context, is there a need for having a relook at the MSP policy?Level(3)View/Post Answer
How can the ‘Digital India’ programme help farmers to improve farm productivity and income? What steps has the Government taken in this regards?Level(1)View/Post Answer
What is cloud seeding? Do you think a comprehensive cloud seeding programme can mitigate the large chunk of agriculture problems in India?
Mineral based industries are confined mostly to the peninsular India only, give a reasoned account. Discuss the bases of overseas trade.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Mineral distribution is skewed in India, discuss.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by Code of Ethics? How is it different from Code of Conduct? (Views-1179) View/PostAnswer
Monetary Policy acts as a regulator of Indian banking System. Critically examine the statement in light recent changes in India’s financial system. (Views-615) View/PostAnswer
Indian society displays paradoxical features. Discuss while giving features of Indian society which differentiates it from west.
Tibetan plateau has a unique role in determining the timings of monsoons over Indian Subcontinent, discuss. (Views-461) View/PostAnswer
Himalayas orient monsoons over Indian subcontinent, elaborate. (Views-425) View/PostAnswer
40 percent of today’s India is born in post 1991 period of more liberal India and has a different mindset. Discuss (Views-418) View/PostAnswer
Creation of smaller States is the need of the hour. Make out a case for and against the reorganization of states in the context of the impending cr... (Views-381) View/PostAnswer
What is Naxalism ? suggest some measures to deal with the problem. Examine various initiatives of the government of India. (Views-340) View/PostAnswer
What is the justification of GST? (Views-319) View/PostAnswer
Enumerate the factors that helped in decolonization of the countries of Africa and Asia. (Views-230) View/PostAnswer
Establish the relationship between land reform, agriculture productivity and elimination of poverty in Indian Economy. Discussion the difficulty i... View/PostAnswer
In view of the declining average size of land holdings in India which has made agriculture non-viable for a majority of farmers, should contract f... View/PostAnswer
Livestock rearing has a big potential for providing non-farm employment and income in rural areas. Discuss suggesting suitable examples. View/PostAnswer
The MSP or minimum support price mechanism has been criticised for making Indian agriculture cereal intensive, regionally biased, input oriented a... View/PostAnswer
How can the ‘Digital India’ programme help farmers to improve farm productivity and income? What steps has the Government taken in this regards? View/PostAnswer
There is a clear acknowledgement that Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are a tool of industrial development, manufacturing and exports. Recognizing t... View/PostAnswer
Globally the nations are entering into more and more bilateral and regional trade and investment agreements. What could be the reason behind such a... View/PostAnswer
What do you understand by Trade Facilitation Agreement? What could be the possible impacts on Indian economy arising out of this agreement? Discus... View/PostAnswer
The FRBM Act has failed to achieve its stated aims due to poor adherence to it and unstable global outlook. In this context, is there a need for h... View/PostAnswer
What is the menaing of the term tax-expenditure? Taking housing sector as an example, discuss how it influences budgetary policies. View/PostAnswer
The World Bank has approved $175 million for India’s ambitious National Hydrology Project to improve
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The 56th Central Geological Programming Board (CGPB) meeting of the Geological Survey of India (GSI)
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