5) “MGNREGA is not a cure for rural distress but only a palliative. A more sustained focus on raising productivity in rural areas is needed, but has been missing in successive governments.” In your opinion, what should be this ‘more sustained focus’ to help address rural distress? Should governments solely depend on MGNREGA to generate rural employment? Critically analyse.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 5) “MGNREGA is not a cure for rural distress but only a palliative. A more sustained focus on raising productivity in rural areas is needed, but has been missing in successive governments.” In your opinion, what should be …

3) There is widespread grassroots opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in many countries. Discuss the reasons. What’s India’s stand on TPP? Examine.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) There is widespread grassroots opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in many countries. Discuss the reasons. What’s India’s stand on TPP? Examine. (200 Words) Business Standard The Hindu

1) In India, while our conservation policies are geared towards terrestrial biodiversity, there are many marine species that are not protected. Examine the various threats, the marine biodiversity that is affected and the socio-economic consequences of these threats.

Topic:Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India) 1) In India, while our conservation policies are geared towards terrestrial biodiversity, there are many marine species that are not protected. Examine the various threats, the marine biodiversity that is affected and the socio-economic consequences …