[UPSC Interview 2020] – Transcript #93 : TCA Anant sir Board, Electrical Engineering, Playing Hockey Hobby

Board: TCA Anant
Job: Railway probationer (Electrical Engineering)
Hobby: Playing hockey


  1. What is the meaning of your name?
  2. Where did you go for student exchange programme? (DAF related)
  3. What is Avanti Fellows? (DAF related)
  4. What is your current job?

Member 1

  1. Should we increase passenger fares in railways?
  2. What is multi modal transportation?
  3. What is railways doing in this field?
  4. What should be done?
  5. Named a term I had never heard of
  6. Which classes of the railways are remunerative?
  7. What are some FinTechs in railways?

Member 2

  1. Why did India do good in hockey this olympics?
  2. What is the future of hockey in India?
  3. Bullet train vs modernization of current assets? What should be our priority?
  4. But which one should be our choice since capital is limited?
  5. How to generate more revenue?
  6. Your views on railways services merger?

Member 3

  1. How should we modernise railway stations?
  2. How to increase revenue in railways?
  3. Points related to railways in NMP?
  4. Is brining in private players right?
  5. Compare with Airways and telecom sector
  6. Shouldn’t the government be more aggressive in privatisation?
  7. Merits and demerits of social media
  8. How to counter those demerits, what steps should we take?
  9. Do you think the value of print media is declining?

Member 4

  1. Tell me about your project in DAF related to blood pulse rate.
  2. How will you use technology in medical field? (Telemedicine was one of my points)
  3. What are some technological advancements in railways for safety?

Benefits and demerits of telemedicine?
Thank you

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