several factors for India’s potential growth, savings rate is the most
effective one. Do you agree? What are the other factors available for
growth potential? (Answer in 150 words)
for the failure of manufacturing sector in achieving the goal of
labour-intensive exports rather than capital-intensive exports. Suggest
measures for more labour-intensive rather than capital-intensive exports.
the developments of Airports in India through Joint Ventures under
Public-Private Partnership(PPP) model. What are the challenges faced by
the authorities in this regard.
various types of revolutions, took place in Agriculture after Independence
in India. How these revolutions have helped in poverty alleviation and
food security in India?
are the reasons for poor acceptance of cost effective small processing
unit? How the food processing unit will be helpful to uplift the
socio-economic status of poor farmers?
cell therapy is gaining popularity in India to treat a wide variety of
medical conditions including leukaemia, Thallessemia, damaged sornea and
several burns. Describe briefly what stem cell therapy is and what
advantages it has over other treatments?
has achieved remarkable successes in unmanned space missions including the
Chandrayaan and Mars Orbitter Mission, but has not ventured into manned
space mission, both in terms of technology and logistics? Explain
many years ago, river linking was a concept but it is becoming reality in
the country. Discuss the advantages of river linking and its possible
impact on the environment.
the potential threats of Cyber attack and the security framework to
north-eastern region of India has been infested with insurgency for a very
long time. Analyze the major reasons for the survival of armed insurgency
in this region.
of the intended objectives of Union Budget 2017-18 is to ‘transform,
energize and clean India’. Analyse the measures proposed in the Budget
2017-18 to achieve the objective.
growth rate has lagged behind in the overall growth of
Gross-Domestic-Product(GDP) in the post-reform period” Give reasons. How
far the recent changes is Industrial Policy are capable of increasing the
industrial growth rate?
are the salient features of ‘inclusive growth’? Has India been
experiencing such a growth process? Analyze and suggest measures for
are the major reasons for declining rice and wheat yield in the cropping
system? How crop diversification is helpful to stabilize the yield of the
crop in the system? (Answer in 250 words)
do subsidies affect the cropping pattern, crop diversity and economy of
farmers? What is the significance of crop insurance, minimum support price
and food processing for small and marginal farmers?
an account of the growth and development of nuclear science and technology
in India. What is the advantage of fast breeder reactor programme in
Change’ is a global problem. How India will be affected by climate change?
How Himalayan and coastal states of India will be affected by climate
December 2004, tsumani brought havoc on 14 countries including India.
Discuss the factors responsible for occurrence of Tsunami and its effects
on life and economy. In the light of guidelines of NDMA (2010) describe
the mechanisms for preparedness to reduce the risk during such events.
violence is emerging as a serious law and order problem in India. By
giving suitable examples, analyze the causes and consequences of such
scourge of terrorism is a grave challenge to national security. What
solutions do you suggest to curb this growing menace? What are the major
sources of terrorist funding?