[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #140 : Sathyavathy ma’am Board, Andhra Pradesh Home State, medical science Optional, photograph Hobby

Board: Sathyavathy ma’am
Optional: medical science
Home State: Andhra Pradesh
Hobby: photograph


  1. What is Bastar phc model..?
  2. Why did you want to work in Chhatisgarh..?
  3. What kind of improvement you’ve seen after the implementation of your model..?

Member 1

  1. Why we’re using expensive remdisvir when cheaper alternatives like Ivermectin is available…?
  2. There’s lot of vaccine hesitancy in tribal regions how you’re going to overcome it..?

Member 2

  1. What are the reasons for naxalism in Chhattisgarh..?
  2. Why not in North East India..?
  3. How can we overcome this problem..?
  4. After Andhra Pradesh division many mineral resources been gone to Telanga how andhra can overcome this shortfall..?

Member 3

  1. If we construct more roads and improving digital connectivity in LWE area that may help logistics for Naxals… What’s your view in this regard..?
  2. What is policy bazaar..?
  3. What was your work profile..?
  4. What if a person lie to on telephone..?
  5. Which model is beeter for insurance policy verification… Online or ofline..?
  6. What are the steps taken by the government to contain COVID19 pandemic..?
  7. Have you seen any significant improvement in this year’s budget allocations towards health sector..?
  8. What is Arogya setu..?

Member 4

  1. What’s your view on generic medicine..?
  2. What about the unholy nexus between doctors and pharmacy companies..?
  3. How can we check it..?
  4. Why tribal people prefer quacks than modern medicine..?
    Is it because of lack of doctors..?
  5. Do you think your selection into service will benefit the society..?
  6. But there’s corruption how will you handle it..?


  1. Asked me to go…
  2. Overall very cordial board
    More of a conversation rather a Q&A session…
    All the very best

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