Mains Marathon Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – October 16, 2018

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words

Time: 30 Minutes

Kindly review each others answers

Q.1) World Bank recently released Human Capital Index (HCI) as a part of World Development Report (WDR) 2019. What are the key observation for India and discuss the reasons why India has objection over the Index.

Q.2) According to the recently released report titled ‘Strengthening Forest Fire Management in India’, about 70 per cent of the forests area in India experiences forest fires and cause economic loss of at least  Rs. 1,100 crore every year. Explain the reasons for forest fire in India and the ways to mitigate its rise and impact.

Q.3) To fulfil its objective of doubling farm incomes by 2022, the government needs to hike R&D spend and facilitate private investments. Examine.

Q.4) Discuss the reasons for prevalence of TB disease in India. Given the issues with TB control in India, how far is India’s ambitious target to eradicate tuberculosis by 2025  feasible?

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