REGISTRATIONS OPEN: Insights Online ALL India Open Mock Test for Prelims – 2019

REGISTRATIONS OPEN Insights Online ALL India Open Mock Test for Prelims-2019 For OFFLINE Registrations CLICK HERE Registrations for Insights ONLINE All India Free Mock Test for Prelims – 2019 is open now. You can register by clicking the link given below: REGISTER HERE Details:  You can give test anytime between 19th May to 30th May, …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 17 May 2019

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 17 May 2019 Relevant articles from various news sources: Paper 2: Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) Project   What to study? For prelims and mains: key features and significance …

Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY)

Topics Covered: Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; …

Chang’e-4

Topic covered: Awareness in space.   Chang’e-4   What to study? For prelims and mains: key features and significance of the mission, why study far side of the moon? Context: Scientists have said they could be a step closer to solving the riddle behind the Moon’s formation, unveiling the most detailed survey yet of the …

Global Drug Survey (GDS)

Topics covered: Issues related to health.   Global Drug Survey (GDS)   What to study? For prelims and mains: key findings of the study, concerns raised and reforms needed.   Context: Global Drug Survey (GDS) report has been released.   About the survey: The Global Drug Survey (GDS) is an anonymised online survey that uses …

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

Topics covered: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues.   Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar   What to study? For prelims and mains: Roles, contributions and achievements of Ishwar Chandra.   Why in News? The giant statue of Ishwar Chandra was recently vandalized by some political …

Poly (Diketoenamine)

Topics covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   Poly (Diketoenamine)   What to study? For prelims and mains: key features, need and significance of the new material.   Context: US researchers have designed a fully recyclable plastic which can be disassembled into its constituent parts at molecular level. The name of newly …

National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) Project

Topics Covered: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) Project   What to study? For prelims and mains: key features and significance of the project.   Context: The Kerala Legislative Assembly recently announced an initiative to digitize all its …

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 17 May 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 17 May 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2019: YEARLONG TIMETABLE   Tomorrow’s Static Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human …

7) What are microplastics? Discuss the concerns posed by it. What should be the desired plan of action to overcome the threats posed by the same?(250 words)

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation. 7) What are microplastics? Discuss the concerns posed by it. What should be the desired plan of action to overcome the threats posed by the same?(250 words) Reference   Why this question: The article discusses in detail A recently conducted study of microplastics in three coastal cities in the …

6) Do you think growth of electric vehicles can be seen as an opportunity to create more livable cities? Account for pros and cons of electric vehicles in justifying sustainable mobility the heartbeat of more livable cities in India. (250 words)

Topic : Issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth. 6) Do you think growth of electric vehicles can be seen as an opportunity to create more livable cities? Account for pros and cons of electric vehicles in justifying sustainable mobility the heartbeat of more livable cities in India. (250 words) Hindustantimes Why this question: …

5) Looking at agriculture from the social safety net lens is perhaps the reason behind agriculture not being treated as an income generator, and this itself has most of the time contributed to farm distress. Critically analyse the statement with respect to various competitive support offers made through different income security schemes for the farmers.(250 words)

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development  – Agriculture. 5) Looking at agriculture from the social safety net lens is perhaps the reason behind agriculture not being treated as an income generator, and this itself has most of the time contributed to farm distress. Critically analyse the statement with …

4) Do you agree there is a dire need for revolutionary changes in the India’s education system? analyse the education agenda for a new and changing India. (250 words)

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4) Do you agree there is a dire need for revolutionary changes in the India’s education system? analyse the education agenda for a new and changing India. (250 words) Reference The Big Picture – Education agenda for new India Why …