[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 July 2015
22 July 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Poverty and developmental Issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections
3) “The Juvenile Justice Bill which will be turned into a law if passed has a word – ‘ heinous offences’ – so innocuously draconian that it can affect the rights of all Indian children in future, as also their parents.” Critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Role of civil services in Democracy
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indian economy – development and employment
5) “Eighty per cent of Indian manufacturing output comes from enterprises in the formal sector while a similar proportion of manufacturing employment is generated by enterprises in the informal sector.” What policy challenges does this paradox pose to Indian government? Discuss how should this issue be addressed. (200 Words)
Topic: Awareness in the fields of Space
Topic: Food processing and related industries in India- scope and significance,
7) It is argued these days that the reform of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) is urgent and essential to ensure the growth of food processing industry in India. Critically examine why. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: