Digital Inclusion is considered as common thread for the success of transformative initiatives taken by GoI to build New India. Discuss. Also describe the Key features of Digital India Programme and throw light on its implementation with regard to promotion of digital inclusion.
“The fight against black money shall be incomplete without breaking the network of shell companies”. In this regard what do you mean by “transfer pricing issue”? What are the provisions in Companies Act, 2013 to deal with transfer pricing issue? Suggest some alternative measures also to counter the menace of shell companies w.r.t our fight against Black money.
There is also a point of view that Agricultural Produce Market Committees (APMC) set up under the state Acts have not only impeded the development of agriculture but have also been the cause of food inflation in India. Critically examine.
What are the main findings of NCRB data on farmers Suicide? Explain how farmers suicide in India is outcome of both institutional and economic failure. What are the flaws in loan waiver schemes? Suggest alternative measures to help farmers in distress.
‘While we flaunt India’s demographic dividend, we ignore the dropping rates of employability”. What are we missing while doing so? Where will the jobs that India desperately needs come from? Explain.
“Any type of violence and anarchy is a conspiracy that weakens the country’s social harmony and strength of unity in diversity”. Discuss the statement with regard to rising intolerance in the country.
What do you understand by Advance Pricing Agreement (APA)? Describe some of the sectors where APA is relevant. What are the implications of APA for India? Or Discuss Advance Pricing Agreements and their role in promoting foreign investment in India.
“Ports are considered to be the drivers of socio-economic change and aid long term growth trajectory of the economy.” In this back ground, discuss the potential importance of maritime/water transport for India. Also describe some of Government of India’s initiatives to develop this potential.
Discuss the role of labour reforms in industrial development. Also describe some of Government of India’s initiatives towards labour reforms and bring out certain features of recently concluded code on wages bill, 2017.
“The administration must be passionate about service and dispassionate about the profile of the people it serves”. Discuss the statement with regard to need of Impartiality in the Civil Services in 150 words.
“Terrorism is emerging as a competitive industry over the last few decades”. Analyze the statement.
What do you mean by Geographical Indication (GI)? What is its importance to the country? Briefly discuss some of the initiates taken by GoI to promote IPR in the country.
How far are India’s internal security challenges linked with border management particularly in view of the long porous borders with most countries of South Asia and Myanmar?
Normally Countries shift from Agriculture to Industry and later to services, but India shifted directly from Agriculture to Services. What are the reasons for huge growth of Services vis-à-vis Industry in the country? Can India become a developed country without a strong Industrial base?
Breast feeding is an important, efficient and cost-effective intervention for promoting child survival and health. Discuss the importance of breastfeeding in this regard and also explain the Key Components of MAA programme.
Discuss the ‘Social Cost and Benefit Analysis’ of coal based power versus renewable based power.
Despite being centers of opportunities, the cities of India bring with them a host of environmental and infrastructural challenges. Elaborate this statement and explain some of the government’s steps to improve urban infrastructure.
Though DPSP are positive obligations of a state, Indian state in not obliged to implement these. Discuss with examples.
Climate Insurance is considered as an important tool to curb the of vagaries of climate change and natural calamities. Explain the statement and bring out some of the Indian government’s initiatives /strategies regarding climate Insurance.
“Success of ‘Make in India’ Programme depends on the success of ‘Skill India’ programme and radical labour reforms. Discuss with logical Arguments.