Certain social values like tolerance, collectivism, spiritualism, non-violence etc have been part of our traditional value system since time immemorial. Indian society has maintained continuity in traditional social values through: Institution of family has ensured that traditional values pass-on from one generation to next through socialization. Collective celebration of festivals reinforces values like brotherhood, fraternity, purity, triumph of good over evil etc. Social gatherings from functions to bhajan-kirtan etc. provide avenue for sharing… Continue reading [Answered] How does Indian society maintain continuity in traditional social values? Enumerate the changes taking place in it.
A cryptocurrency or crypto is a virtual currency secured by cryptography. It is designed to work as a medium of exchange, where individual ownership records are stored in a computerised database. The cryptocurrency works on blockchain technology and is free from control of government agencies. Cryptocurrency is a new emerging technology which is revolutionizing the way people make monetary transactions.… Continue reading [Answered] What is Cryptocurrency? How does it affect global society? Has it been affecting Indian society also?
Population Education is an educational programme which provides for a study of the population situation of the family, the community, nation and world. The purpose of population education is to develop rational and responsible attitudes/ behaviour in the students towards population/demographic situations. Objectives of Population Education are: It helps to understand how family size can be controlled as… Continue reading [Answered] Discuss the main objectives of Population Education and point out the measures to achieve them in India in detail.
The IT industries in India are concentrated in the major metropolitan cities of India such as Bengaluru, Mumbai, Chennai etc. This isolated concentration of the IT industries in these cities have several socio-economic implications such as: Economic empowerment: Development of IT industries in major cities, have led to the economic empowerment, rise of new middle class through higher employment opportunities and development of ancillary businesses. Gender… Continue reading [Answered] What are the main socio-economic implications arising out of the development of IT industries in major cities of India?
Mineral oil is unevenly distributed across the world. The immense strategic importance of mineral oil and its lop-sided distribution across the globe have many multi-dimensional implications such as: Economic implications: Uneven distribution of the mineral oil across the world, leads to economic consequences like inflation, for the importing country. For example, India is susceptible to global shocks in oil prices. Regional… Continue reading [Answered] Discuss the multi-dimensional implications of uneven distribution of mineral oil in the world.
A mountain range is a sequential chain of mountains or hills with similarity in alignment. The major mountain ranges of the World include, the Himalayas, The Alps mountain range, The Atlas mountain range, the Andes mountain range and the Rocky mountain ranges. The alignment of these ranges and their impact on local weather condition can be seen as: A. The Himalayas: Himalayas extend for a 2500 km from west to east, in an… Continue reading [Answered] Briefly mention the alignment of major mountain ranges of the world and explain their impact on local weather conditions, with examples.
Constructive programmes are the social work initiatives of Mahatma Gandhi launched during inactive phase of freedom struggle. Constructive programmes are said to have played role of keeping moral of congress workers high, widening the meaning of swaraj, and preparation for the next phase of struggle. The constructive programme of Mahatma Gandhi during non-cooperation and civil disobedience movement, consisted of following work: Satygraha Sabha made from members of Home Rule… Continue reading [Answered] Bring out the constructive programmes of Mahatma Gandhi during Non-Cooperation Movement and Civil Disobedience Movement.
The world wars have been analysed from multiple perspectives of causes and factors leading to the crisis. Challenge to democratic state system was a fundamental challenge in the inter-war years in light of events that followed. Several challenges to democratic state system emerged in inter-war years, such as: Rise of Hitler to power in Germany was amidst weak institutional checks. Nazi Party soon became the only political… Continue reading [Answered] “There arose a serious challenge to the Democratic State System between the two World Wars.” Evaluate the statement.
Moderates were the early proponents and leaders of Indian national movement associated with the Indian National Congress. They used methods of petitions, questioning and debate to vocalise India’s national subjugation and need for its amelioration. Role of moderates in widening the base of India’s freedom movement: Moderates provided ideological base for growth of freedom movement. For example, Dada Bhai Naoroji’s economic critique of colonial rule created conviction about exploitative… Continue reading [Answered] To what extent did the role of the Moderates prepare a base for the wider freedom movement? Comment.
Tribal knowledge systems represent inter-generational wisdom in band societies passed on to the present times through centuries of experience and learnings. While similar characteristics can be seen in evolution of mainstream knowledge and culture, tribal knowledge systems are unique due to following reasons: Tribal societies have contemporary knowledge of nature due to continued closeness to forests, flora and fauna. Mainstream societies have moved on… Continue reading [Answered] Examine the uniqueness of tribal knowledge system when compared with mainstream knowledge and cultural systems