[UPSC Interview 2021] – Transcript #100 : Smita Nagraj Ma’am Board, Gujarati literature Optional,

Date of Interview: 20/04/2022
Smita Nagraj Ma’am
Optional: Gujarati literature
Job experience:
Section officer in Revenue department (Gujarat Government)


  1. Responsibility of section officer
  2. What is procedure for land revenue collection?
  3. Why there are many issues in land revenue collection?
  4. Different types of land revenues collected in Gujarat.
  5. Does land revenue relevant today?

Member 1

  1. 0) Why there is no income tax on farmer?
  2. 0) Why is there less number Gujarati civil servant?
  3. 0) Why there is no pharmacy shop in rural area?
  4. 0) Views on mobile pharmacy.
  5. 0) Importance of jan aushadhi kendra
  6. 0) model of development other than Gujarat. ( Tamilnadu model)

Member 2

  1. Difference between Kerala and tamilnadu model
  2. Speciality of tamilnadu model
  3. Your views on Art-19
  4. Kashmir files as rught of expression
  5. Where is Bhakhara nangal dam situated?

Member 3

  1. Which another state ban alchohol?
  2. You good marks in 10th, but not in 12th. Why there is so?
  3. From Gujarati and bengali literature, which one you choose?
  4. Give for and against argument of alcohol ban
  5. Why is there more disputes in land? Give suggestions to reduce disputes.
  6. Relationship between kyiv and lubin?
  7. Why kyiv is important for Russia?

Member 4

  1. Why Gujarati people are less in civil services?
  2. Why Gujarati people are less in army?
  3. Why Gujarati people are less in jawan category?
  4. Why Gujarati people are less in defence but more in politics?
  5. Why Gujarati people are less in business school?

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