[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic:The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country 1) How did national movement …

9) As an administrator, you might witness a subordinate – who is powerful despite his position – making baseless allegations against some of your colleagues or on you itself. He might embarrass your office by his unsubstantiated tirades against well meaning people. In your opinion, how such people should be treated by you? Justify.

Topic:Ethics in public administration; Emotional intelligence 9) As an administrator, you might witness a subordinate – who is powerful despite his position – making baseless allegations against some of your colleagues or on you itself. He might embarrass your office by his unsubstantiated tirades against well meaning people. In your opinion, how such people should …

7) “India needs to generate jobs that are formal and productive, provide bang-for-buck in terms of jobs created relative to investment, have the potential for broader social transformation, and can generate exports and growth.” In your opinion, which sector meets all these criteria to make it an excellent vehicle for an employment creation strategy? Discuss.

Topic: Employment;  Changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   7) “India needs to generate jobs that are formal and productive, provide bang-for-buck in terms of jobs created relative to investment, have the potential for broader social transformation, and can generate exports and growth.” In your opinion, which sector meets all these criteria …

6) Thailand is said to be a good example of how a middle-income country can provide healthcare cover to its entire population in a relatively short period of time. Why and how should India emulate this model? Discuss.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests; Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, 6) Thailand is said to be a good example of how a middle-income country can provide healthcare cover to its entire population  in a relatively short period of time. Why and …

Insights into Editorial: FDI liberalization is one part of the puzzle

Insights into Editorial: FDI liberalization is one part of the puzzle Article Link 22 June 2016 The government has unveiled another round of economic policy reforms by liberalising the foreign direct investment norms in nine key sectors ranging from defence to aviation, pharmaceuticals to retail trade. This is the second such easing of norms since …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 June  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies 1) What are the challenges faced by urban local bodies in delivering potable water for all? Discuss various solutions …

8) It is said that international development aid is based on the Robin Hood principle: take from the rich and give to the poor. Looking at its consequences, do you think this form of aid is ethical? Critically comment.

Topic:Ethical issues in international relations and funding 8) It is said that international development aid is based on the Robin Hood principle: take from the rich and give to the poor. Looking at its consequences, do you think this form of aid is ethical? Critically comment. (150 Words) Livemint

6) “India’s FDI inflows are healthy and it is among the top 10 destinations in the world, but these investments are still small compared to the economy and in the global scheme of things.” Analyse.

Topic:   Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   6) “India’s FDI inflows are healthy and it is among the top 10 destinations in the world, but these investments are still small compared to the economy and in the global scheme of things.” Analyse. (200 …

5) Recently the union government raised the FDI limit for airlines (including regional operators for whom FDI of 49 per cent was only allowed last November) to 100 per cent, with automatic approvals for foreign ownership up to 49 per cent. Critically examine the implications of this move to various stakeholders.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.   5) Recently the union government raised the FDI limit for airlines (including regional operators for whom FDI of 49 per cent was only allowed last November) to 100 per cent, with automatic approvals for foreign ownership up to …