10/18/2018 | Economic Affairs | Industry Level(2)

 The future of electric vehicles looks quite promising but that long-term government policy on electric vehicles is very much required and the lowest possible taxation is needed to boost the industry. Criticially examine. ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution Level(2)

Pollution

 ‘There is urgent need to transform the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) from reactionary to precautionary’. Critically comment ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Geography | Disasters Level(2)

Disaster management

Should there be state-specific or nationwide “Disaster tax” levied under the GST to help states hit by natural calamities? ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution Level(1)

Pollution

Discuss how stubble burning degrades the environment. Suggest possible strategies to mitigate the problem. ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Social Issues | Aged Level(1)

Social Issues

How India can reap the reward of second demographic dividend? Comment in light of the rapidly ageing population. ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Social Issues | Corruption Level(1)

GS2 Transparency and accountability

Meghalaya became the first state in India to operationalise a social audit law- ‘The Meghalaya Community Participation and Public Services Social Audit Act, 2017’. In light of this, critically analyse how social audit can become a decentralised and potent tool to curb corruption. ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Social Issues | Corruption Level(1)

GS2 Transparency and accountability

Proposed Amendments to RTI will neutralise the initiatives taken against corruption in the past. Analyse. ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Social Issues | Corruption Level(1)

Governance GS2

How e-governance can clamp down the prevalance of corruption? Comment in light of the recent initiative of Government. ...View/Post-Answer

10/18/2018 | Social Issues | Corruption Level(1)

Governance GS2

 Corruption in judiciary denies legitimate rights to citizen. Critically Analyse. ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Climate Level(1)

Impacts of climate change on India’s different physiographic regions

 Discuss the possible impacts of climate change on India’s different physiographic regions.(250 words)(15marks) ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Social Issues | Disadvantaged Groups Level(1)

Critically analyse the provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO Act). ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Economic Affairs | External Sector Level(2)

External sector

 "Global economic winds have begun to shift." What does this mean for the Indian economy? ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Economic Affairs | Poverty Level(3)

Poverty

 "Poverty in India is still undefined and unfinished." critically examine. ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Economic Affairs | Infrastructure Level(3)

Infrastructure

  " For Indian economy to prosper, Infrastructure still remains a fundamental constraint." Discuss the statement in context of efforts done by the government in this regard. ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Economic Affairs | Banking Level(2)

Banking sector

 Discuss the ongoing strife in India's Public sector banks in context of Basel 3 norms. What does it reflect about India's Financial stability? ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Social Issues | Corruption Level(1)

GS2 Transparency and accountability

 Prevention of Corruption(Amendment) Act 2018 is more to do with safeguarding corrupt officials than to punish them. Critically comment.( 250 words 15Marks) ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Social Issues | Aged Level(1)

Ethics GS4

Do you agree that intergenerational gap is widening in the present digital age? Present an account of moral values required on part of society to bridge this gap. ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | Social Issues | Aged Level(1)

India has 300 million elderly population. What are the socio-economic problems faced by elderly population? Also enumerate the government initiatives to empower the elderly population. (250 words, 15Marks)

 India has 300 million elderly population. What are the socio-economic problems faced by elderly population? Also enumerate the government initiatives to empower the elderly population. (250 words, 15Marks) ...View/Post-Answer

10/17/2018 | India and the world | Regional Groupings Level(1)

 “The South Asian region is in need of a multilateral land based corridor which could facilitate the growth of trade & commerce and movement of the people.” Discuss the statement in the context of the prospective BBIN corridor. ...View/Post-Answer

10/16/2018 | Economic Affairs | Public Finance Level(2)

SEZ

Is there a need for India's SEZ(Special Economic Zones) policy to be reviewed? If Yes, what are the possible reforms needed with respect to SEZ's? ...View/Post-Answer

10/16/2018 | Economic Affairs | Tax System Level(2)

GST

Is there a relation between direct tax reforms and GST? How direct tax reform can help create the room for a single, moderate GST rate? Explain? ...View/Post-Answer

10/16/2018 | Economic Affairs | Financial Institutions Level(2)

Lending Rate

What is Marginal Cost of funds based lending rate? How is this different from the previous base rate system? Discuss the impact of decline in MCLR on Economy? ...View/Post-Answer

10/16/2018 | Economic Affairs | Rural Development Level(2)

Irrigation

What are the spatial differences in availability and type of irrigation in India? How can India optimise the utilisation of its irrigation potential? Discuss the main features of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana(PMKSY)? ...View/Post-Answer

10/16/2018 | Economic Affairs | Rural Development Level(2)

aggriculture

What is e-NAM? What are its functions and objectives? Would it help developing a unified market for agriculture produce in the country? What would be the advantages of E-NAM? ...View/Post-Answer

10/16/2018 | Economic Affairs | Black Money Level(2)

cryptocurrency

What is decentralised currency and comment on its legality in india? Describe its impact on Monetary policy formulation and Central bank's working? ...View/Post-Answer

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