Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 45

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 A retired IAS officer  is arrested by the CBI on charges of corruption in coal block allocation when he was a Secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India. In his friends’ and colleagues’ circle he was known for his honesty, integrity and simplicity. He was also the youngest …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 22

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 Role of women and women’s organization 1) “A start was made in this period (1970s) toward the formation of women’s organizations along lines completely different from pre-independence ones.” Critically examine the nature, purpose and impact of these organisations. Reference (Page 24, 25 and 26) 2) “The ‘first wave’ of feminism in India  was …

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 14

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 1) What is Synthetic Theory of Evolution? Discuss how this theory helps us in understanding the evolutionary mechanism. How Darwinism differs from the synthetic theory of organic evolution?  (400 Words) 2) Discuss the similarities and differences between Chimpanzee & Man in salient physical and anatomical characteristics. (250  Words)

Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 17

ARCHIVES 22 September 2014 Q1) Examine the challenges to export diversification and increase in export competitiveness of India? (250 words) Q2) What is “Scitovsky’s Paradox” ? How far has Scitovsky been successful in removing contradictions in Kaldor-Hicks compensation criteria of welfare? (200 words) Q3) Bring out the differences in the definition of deficit financing given …