6) Examine why majority of Agriculture credit provided by Indian banks under priority sector lending, does not accrue to small and marginal farmers.(250 words)

Topic: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers 6) Examine why majority of Agriculture credit provided by Indian banks under priority sector lending, does not accrue to …

5) Examine the process related to granting environmental clearances in India and bring out the shortcomings in the process?(250 words)

TOPIC: environmental impact assessment 5) Examine the process related to granting environmental clearances in India and bring out the shortcomings in the process?(250 words) Financial express Why this question The recent office memorandum, as highlighted in the article, talked about introducing certain changes in the process of granting environmental clearances. While the new idea of …

4)Improving agriculture productivity entails greater focus on agricultural research and education, along with extension and training (AgRE&XT). Analyse.(250 words) 

TOPIC: Storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints. 4)Improving agriculture productivity entails greater focus on agricultural research and education, along with extension and training (AgRE&XT). Analyse.(250 words)  Financial express Why this question Agriculture is the mainstay of Indian economy and question related to agriculture are often asked in mains. Moreover, …

3) Grassroot bureaucracy in India suffers from several flaws and merits reform. Examine. (250 words)

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive 3) Grassroot bureaucracy in India suffers from several flaws and merits reform. Examine. (250 words) The hindu Why this question Implementation challenge is indeed a recurrent theme in Indian administration and understanding the reasons behind such challenge becomes critical. This is how  we can suggest related reforms …

2) Recent strategic decisions indicate a post-normative turn in India’s foreign policy. Critically analyse.(250 words) 

Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 2) Recent strategic decisions indicate a post-normative turn in India’s foreign policy. Critically analyse.(250 words)  The hindu   Why this question India’s foreign policy has gone some major changes in the recent years, some of which are …