12/12/2018 | Science Affairs | Biotechnology Level(2)

Biotechnology

President Xi Jinping has set a goal of turning China into “a global scientific and technology power” by 2049. However country’s intense focus on scientific achievement has come at the expense of ethical standards. Elucidate ...View/Post-Answer

12/10/2018 | Science Affairs | IPR Level(1)

 Geographical Indications have the potential to be India’s growth engine. Discuss ...View/Post-Answer

12/10/2018 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture Level(1)

Importance of millets

 In the light of the looming agriculture crisis in India, examine the importance of Millets in tiding over the crisis. ...View/Post-Answer

12/10/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Pollution Level(3)

Pollution

Critically evaluate why using cloud seeding technique to improve the air quality & mitigate air pollution in the Indo-Gangetic belt might not give desired results. ...View/Post-Answer

12/7/2018 | India and the world | India - UAE Level(1)

Anti-terrorism

 Write a note on the detailed anti-terrorism cooperation between India and UAE. Had the cooperation been of the level it is today, would the aircraft hijacking have ever happened? ...View/Post-Answer

12/7/2018 | Environment and Ecology | Climate Level(1)

Climate change

Climate change is one of the most significant security threats of our time. Comment ...View/Post-Answer

12/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Health Level(2)

Health & Medicine

 What do you understand by term 'telerobotic surgery'? Critically examine how it can usher a revolution in medical field? ...View/Post-Answer

12/7/2018 | Science Affairs | Space Level(2)

Space

GSAT-11 is going to be the "richest space asset" for India. Elucidate

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12/6/2018 | Economic Affairs | External Sector Level(1)

 What is Kimberley Process? How effective is this process to stem the flow of rough diamonds used by rebel movements in Africa to finance wars against legitimate governments? ...View/Post-Answer

12/6/2018 | Social Issues | Gender issues Level(1)

 Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 has not succeeded in empowering women at workplaces. Discuss. ...View/Post-Answer

12/4/2018 | International Affairs | International Institutions Level(1)

 Recently Qatar has decided to quit the OPEC. What is OPEC? Examine the impact of this decision on global crude oil production and price. ...View/Post-Answer

12/1/2018 | Economic Affairs | Tax System Level(2)

GST

 Critics say GST slowed down economic growth, but it was a smoothly implemented monumental reform. Do yo agree? Give reasons for ypur answer. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Social Issues | Status of Children Level(3)

 The concept of Mid Day Meal (MDM) scheme is almost a century old in India with early beginnings in Madras Presidency in pre-independent India. The scheme has again been given impetus in most states in the last two decades. Critically examine its twin objectives, latest mandates and success. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Social Issues | Health Level(3)

 Public health system has limitations in providing universal health coverage. Do you think that the private sector could help in bridging the gap? What other viable alternatives would you suggest? ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Social Issues | Sanitation Level(2)

 ‘To ensure effective implementation of policies addressing water, sanitation and hygiene needs, the identification of beneficiary segments is to be synchronized with the anticipated outcomes’. Examine the statement in the context of the WASH scheme. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Economic Affairs | Unemployment Level(2)

 MGNREGA has been termed as a stellar example for rural development. In this context, discuss how far the design of MGNREGA program makes it more successful than other rural development programmes. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Governance Issues | Service delivery Level(3)

Convergence and interlinking of various government schemes can lead to better service delivery and cost effectiveness. Illustrate. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Economic Affairs | Agriculture Level(2)

 Explain the role of agricultural extension in boosting agricultural productivity. Also, discuss in brief the importance of National Mission on Agricultural Extension & Technology. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Indian Polity | Civil services Level(3)

 A healthy working relationship between Ministers and civil servants is critical for good governance in a democracy, yet civil service must remain free from political considerations. Comment. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Indian Polity | Civil services Level(3)

 Bureaucracy has a love-hate relationship with democracy. As a servant it is invaluable but as a master it can ruin us. Discuss in light of relationship between democracy and bureaucracy in India since independence. Also, examine the ways in which the democratic credentials of the bureaucracy can be strengthened. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Indian Polity | Civil services Level(3)

The public policy requirements of the 21st century demand a bureaucracy less generalist in nature. Analyse in the context of Indian civil services. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Geography | Animal Husbandry Level(3)

 In spite of having the world’s largest livestock population in state, the potential of animal rearing remains underutilized. In this context, discuss the challenges faced by the meat and poultry sector and suggest measures for accelerated and sustained growth for this sector. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Geography | Animal Husbandry Level(3)

 Animal rearing is a key livelihood and risk mitigation strategy for tribals and small and marginal farmers, particularly across the rainfed regions. Substantiate. Also, discuss some strategies to realize the potential of this sector. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Social Issues | Gender issues Level(3)

 Any discourse on environmental movements in India is incomplete without analysing the role of women in it. Comment. ...View/Post-Answer

11/30/2018 | Social Issues | Gender issues Level(3)

 Feminization of agriculture has led to women empowerment in rural India. Critically analyse. ...View/Post-Answer

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