DAILY MAINS ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE

This initiative is dedicated to practice Answer Writing for Civil Services Examination, UPSC Mains 2020. Questions will be posted from Monday to Saturday at 9 am and model answer will be uploaded around 6 PM. Questions Will be framed on static and contemporary issues by perusing previous years' question papers and current trends. You have to write your answers in the discussion box at our Telegram channel and we will also review the answers of regular participants in the end of the day

Practice Question 16

Friday, 31 January 2020

Q) Despite decent economic growth, what structural challenges should Indian economy overcome to sustain its growth momentum? Analyse.

Practice Question 15

Friday, 31 January 2020

Q) Discuss the observations made in the World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017 and their implications for India.

Practice Question 14

Friday, 31 January 2020

Q) How can big data and upcoming startups help bring next green revolution in the Indian agriculture? Examine.

Practice Question 13

Sunday, 26 January 2020

Q) What do you understand by precision farming? It is said that future revolution in agriculture is going to come from precision farming and micro-irrigation can be the stepping stone towards achieving the goal of making Indian farming sustainable, profitable and productive. Discuss.

Practice Question 12

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Q) Will a rise in the minimum support price (MSP) solve the problem of agriculture distress? Critically discuss.

Practice Question 11

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Q) Does rapid urban development in India, positively affect poverty in rural regions? Critically examine.

Practice Question 10

Saturday, 25 January 2020

Q) Critically analyse the efficacy of crop insurance schemes propagated by the government over the last four decades, especially the latest crop insurance scheme of the union government, in addressing farm distress in the country.

Practice Question 9

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Q) According to a recent report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), India has one of the lowest rates of women’s labour force participation in Asia and this low rate of labour force participation seems to be declining. How should India arrest this decline? What challenges should India address to bring gender dividend? Discuss.

Practice Question 8

Saturday, 18 January 2020

Q) There are strong arguments within the government as well as policy debates which look at a strong and large informal sector as a drag on growth. Is over-regulation of informal sector good for India? Examine.

Practice Question 7

Friday, 17 January 2020

Q) As per the ‘Periodic Labour Force Survey’, unemployment in the country is at a four-decade high. Discuss the factors which are responsible for the rise of unemployment rate.

Practice Question 6

Friday, 17 January 2020

Q) Recently the United Nations General Assembly has passed a resolution demanding the United Kingdom return control of the Chagos Islands to Mauritius. Discuss its implications.

Practice Question 5

Thursday, 16 January 2020

Q) “The success of rural tourism lies in creating a balance between the positive and negative impacts of tourism and maintaining a healthy rural environment.” Discuss it in the context of growing rural tourism in India.

Practice Question 4

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Q) What do you understand by ‘dynastic politics’? Critically discuss its pros and cons in the context of Indian politics?

Practice Question 3

Monday, 13 January 2020

Q) “As India’s interests move beyond its borders, the fixation with South Asia-centric notion of neighbourhood can no longer serve as a useful analytical framework in understanding and explaining India’s regional diplomacy.” Critically discuss.

Practice Question 2

Sunday, 12 January 2020

Q) Discuss the reasons behind growing distrust between Centre and state governments.

Practice Question 1

Tuesday, 21 January 2020

Q) One of the biggest challenges of the 21st century is the glawing water crisis. Critically discuss how newly constructed ‘Jal Shakti Mantralaya’ will tackle the challenges of water crisis.