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[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12 September 2019

[Insights Secure – 2019] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12  September 2019

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General Studies – 2

Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy.

1) Discuss the role of Academy of Administrations in systematically training the higher civil services in India? Does training institutions in India should be reshaped to cater the changing demands of 21st Century? Critically comment.(250 words)

The hindu


Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

2) Discuss the primacy of empowering primary care practitioner for assuring health care for all in India? (250 words)

The hindu


Topic:Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

3) Critically analyze the new areas of co-operation between India and Russia in the wake of China’s galloping ambition in Eastern Russia.(250 words)

The hindu


General Studies – 3

Topic:  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

4) India’s record in promoting occupational and industrial safety remains weak even with ears of robust economic growth.  In this context, discuss the key provisions the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2019. To what extent, it deprives the basic rights of workers in Industrial ecosystem?(250 words)

The hindu


Topic:Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment

5) The IPCC says total global emissions will need to fall by 45% from 2010 levels by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050. In this context, elaborate how differential carbon tax would be able to finance climate mitigation strategies across the world?(250 words)

The hindu


General Studies – 4

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems;

6) What do you understand by impartiality? Why is it regarded as cardinal value of civil services?(250 words)

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics;

7) What is meant by ‘environmental ethics’? Why is it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics.(250 words)


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