The distinction between plan and non-plan expenditure in budget had created schools without teachers and hospitals without doctors. In the light of this statement, discuss major issues pertaining to plan and non-plan distinction.

The distinction between plan and non-plan expenditure in budget had created schools without teachers and hospitals without doctors. In the light of this statement, discuss major issues pertaining to plan and non-plan distinction. Approach Introduce with the abolition of the plan and non-plan classification Highlight the major issues like focus on plan expenditure, excessive unionContinue reading “The distinction between plan and non-plan expenditure in budget had created schools without teachers and hospitals without doctors. In the light of this statement, discuss major issues pertaining to plan and non-plan distinction.”

A recent CAG audit report on the ammunition management highlighted that army faces severe shortage in ammunition making it very difficult to fight even a short intense war. Explore the reasons for the shortage and suggest measures to overcome them.

A recent CAG audit report on the ammunition management highlighted that army faces severe shortage in ammunition making it very difficult to fight even a short intense war. Explore the reasons for the shortage and suggest measures to overcome them. Approach: Introduce with the CAG report which emphasised ammunition shortage Explain the reasons for such shortage.Continue reading “A recent CAG audit report on the ammunition management highlighted that army faces severe shortage in ammunition making it very difficult to fight even a short intense war. Explore the reasons for the shortage and suggest measures to overcome them.”

Prelims Program: India’s access to important ports abroad

Headline : Prelims Program: India’s access to important ports abroad Details : India’s access to important ports abroad Telegram: https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS Sabang port, Indonesia India is developing its maiden deep-sea port in Indonesia’s Sabang. The port is close to Andaman and Nicobar Islands making its maiden foray in the southeast Asian. Its position at the mouth ofContinue reading “Prelims Program: India’s access to important ports abroad”

In order to meaningfully avail of the favourable demographic dividend, it is essential that the youth are put in the circle of generating beneficial output and constructive inputs. Comment. 

In order to meaningfully avail of the favourable demographic dividend, it is essential that the youth are put in the circle of generating beneficial output and constructive inputs. Comment.  Approach: Introduce the question by explaining the meaning of demographic dividend and provide some data to show that it favourable for India. Mention the reasons whichContinue reading “In order to meaningfully avail of the favourable demographic dividend, it is essential that the youth are put in the circle of generating beneficial output and constructive inputs. Comment. “

What are Departmentally Related Standing Committees (DRSCs)? Discuss their role in improving the effectiveness of Parliament as an institution.

What are Departmentally Related Standing Committees (DRSCs)? Discuss their role in improving the effectiveness of Parliament as an institution. Approach: Briefly explain what DRSCs are Discuss their role in effectiveness of Parliament Then give their limitations Conclude with suggestions Model Answer : Over the years, the volume of business transacted by Parliament has steadily declined.Continue reading “What are Departmentally Related Standing Committees (DRSCs)? Discuss their role in improving the effectiveness of Parliament as an institution.”

“The Harappan culture was distinct on many elements from the contemporary cultures in western Asia”. Elaborate.

“The Harappan culture was distinct on many elements from the contemporary cultures in western Asia”. Elaborate. Approach: Introduce with Harappan and contemporary civilizations in western Asia. Point out the elements distinguishing Harappan culture from contemporary civilizations in western Asia. Conclude your arguments. Model Answer : The Harappan civilization, which was at its peak from aboutContinue reading ““The Harappan culture was distinct on many elements from the contemporary cultures in western Asia”. Elaborate.”

Education is one of the important pillars of youth empowerment. However, the barriers faced by existing education system are preventing our country from harnessing the demographic dividend through the empowerment of youth. Discuss.

Education is one of the important pillars of youth empowerment. However, the barriers faced by existing education system are preventing our country from harnessing the demographic dividend through the empowerment of youth. Discuss. Approach: Introduce with the youth heavy Indian demographics and the importance of education Highlight the existing barriers in our education system DiscussContinue reading “Education is one of the important pillars of youth empowerment. However, the barriers faced by existing education system are preventing our country from harnessing the demographic dividend through the empowerment of youth. Discuss.”

Prelims Program: Indus River System

Details : Why it is important? In view of the Pulwama attack, India is weighing its options for retaliation against Pakistan, who sponsored the attack.Out of many options, one big move that India can take is to abrogate the Indus Waters Treaty (which deals with river Indus and its five tributaries).  Join Telegram: https://t.me/SimplifiedIAS IndusContinue reading “Prelims Program: Indus River System”