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Enumerate all the legislative provisions in India that seek to preserve and protect the environment. How far have they succeeded? Elaborate using suitable examples.
Legislative approach is not enough for the protection of environment. Critically comment.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Identify major hurdles in the implementation of major environmental legislation.Level(3)View/Post Answer
Discuss the role of renewable energy sources in biodiversity consevation.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Dead zones have more than quadrupled in the past 50 years due to human activities. What are dead zones? Discuss impact of warming oceans on marine food system.Level(1)View/Post Answer
India has envisioned ambitious switch to only electric vehicles by 2030 as part of its commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Critically discuss key challenges which need to be addressed in this journey to make it a success.Level(2)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by term 'Pre-2020 actions'? Critically analyse key outcomes of recently concluded Conference of Parties in Bonn (COP23).Level(2)View/Post Answer
Examine the impact of human activities on the climatic change. Highlight the global trends to mitigate the adverse effects.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The construction of dams to meet agricultural and household consumption needs, has led to the shrinking of deltas thereby affecting coastal ecology. Critically examine this statement.
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?
In the wake of frequent disasters can Sendai framework provide a panacea in disaster risk reduction .Comment?
Discuss sustainable alternatives and action strategy which can be adopted by government & industries to reduce the production and excessive use of single-use plastic polluting our oceans.Level(1)View/Post Answer
India may have made it to the 100 club on the World Bank’s “ease of doing business” index, but so far as environmental health is concerned it ranks a dismal 177 among 180 countries in the Environmental Performance Index 2018. Critically analyze reasons for India’s dismal performance in environment sector & suggest action strategy to improve ranking in EPI?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Why are microbeads considered harmful for the environment? Discuss various measures taken at national & international level to check their use?Level(2)View/Post Answer
Forests do not exist in isolation and the benefits of the forests must be transferred to the people. Critically analyze the statement with special emphasis on social & economic benefits of forests.Level(2)View/Post Answer
India displays significant biodiversity; it is home to 8% of world’s species but is facing imminent threat from various factors. Critically analyze main reasons for loss of biodiversity in India & suggest action strategy for conservation.Level(2)View/Post Answer
Discuss economic & environmental impact of recently approved Indian Forest (Amendment) Ordinance 2017.Level(1)View/Post Answer
Himalayas is a young and eco-sensitive mountain structure. Identify the main issues threatening environment and biodiversity in the region, and how the situation can be dealt.
Gross national happiness in Bhutan: the big idea from a tiny state that could change the world. Write a critical note on Bhutan’s Gross Happiness Index and its importance for country’s economy and environment.Level(2)View/Post Answer
The concept of Sustainable development is multidimensional. Critically examine.
The Real development in one which ensures Sustainable development. Critically examine.
The whole developmental paradigm need to be changed to achieve Sustainable development. Critically comment.
What is sustainable development ? Highlight the govt policies which aim towards this.
What is relation between Environment and Development ? Highlight the contardictions between the two with examples.
What is Environmental audit ? Discuss its importance in ensuring sustainable development. What is its status of implementation in India ?
India bears the burden of the maximum number of air pollution-linked deaths in the world. Critically analyse NGT’s graded response action plan to tackle rising menace of air pollution.Level(1)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by the term Ethanol Blending’? Discuss its environmental and economic implications.
What do you understand by Code of Ethics? How is it different from Code of Conduct? (Views-1814) 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-1252) 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-1191) View/PostAnswer
What do you understand by Fixed Dose Drug Combinations (FDCs)? Discuss their merits and demerits. (200 words) 10 marks (Views-1101) View/PostAnswer
Indian society displays paradoxical features. Discuss while giving features of Indian society which differentiates it from west.
Himalayas orient monsoons over Indian subcontinent, elaborate. (Views-1076) View/PostAnswer
Tibetan plateau has a unique role in determining the timings of monsoons over Indian Subcontinent, discuss. (Views-1065) 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 creation of the State of Telangana. (Views-1019) View/PostAnswer
What is the justification of GST? (Views-968) View/PostAnswer
What is Naxalism ? suggest some measures to deal with the problem. Examine various initiatives of the government of India. (Views-871) View/PostAnswer
“The world needs ‘water’ as it is critical for achieving Sustainable Development Goals & ‘science’ for tackling global water scarcity.” Comment View/PostAnswer
Explain the heat budget of earth. Also discuss that how human induced green house gases are altering the heat budget of earth. View/PostAnswer
While explaining the mechanism of seasons, elaborate the role played by tilt of earth in formation of seasons. View/PostAnswer
Discuss sustainable alternatives and action strategy which can be adopted by government & industries to reduce the production and excessive use of single-use plastic polluting our oceans. View/PostAnswer
The concept of the National Medical Commission (NMC) is a step forward from the days of the MCI, but in its present form the Bill fails on many fronts. Critically comment View/PostAnswer
The so called First war of Independence of 1857 is neither first ,nor national ,nor war of Independence.Evaluate View/PostAnswer
"To some extent, the American war of Independence inspired the French revolution " comment View/PostAnswer
Identify the main strands in civil disobedience movement with particular reference to the changing role of " business pressure" in the country. View/PostAnswer
Why Swaraj party was founded ,discuss its place in freedom struggle and how far it was successful? View/PostAnswer
Marxian Communism is primarily the offspring of German Hegelianism .comment View/PostAnswer
The National Green Tribunal has directed Delhi and four northern states to formulate a comprehensive
Scientists have discovered the world’s largest amount of mercury trapped inside the Arctic’s frozen
Haryana has pipped Punjab in taking the dubious distinction of the lowest forest cover in the countr
The 2018 edition of World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS 2018) was held at Vigyan Bhawan in Ne
Air pollution • Special scheme will be introduced to support governments of Haryana, Punjab and Delh
Forest and tree cover in India has increased by nearly 1% since 2015 to 802,088 sq.km or about 24.39 ...
The 2018 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) finds that air quality is the leading environmental t ...
Cities and towns across the country where the hazardous particulate matter (PM10 and PM2.5) exceeds ...
The 2.5% Indian landmass holds about 8% of the world’s biodiversity. Of these, about 5% of areas hav ...
Observing that air quality in the national capital was “severe” for most of the month, the National ...