UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 12-09-2017

  1. The 360-degree appraisal system introduced to replace the ACR/APAR  seems to have created widespread resentment among Government servants. Discuss its working and major issues in the light of parliamentary standing committee report.
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Category – GS-II: Role of civil services in a democracy

  1. While keeping Rajasthan’s Panchphal Yojana, critically discuss how innovative solutions can augment resources and multi-dimensional benefits for panchayats?
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Category – GS-III: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

  1. What is white shipping? How can white shipping help in the betterment of India’s maritime security?

Category – GS-III- Security challenges and their management in border areas; linkages of organized crime with terrorism.

  1. To what extent the benefits of economic liberalization were trickled down to the lower strata of the society? Discuss critically.
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Category – GS-III: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

  1. Justice delayed is justice denied, therefore unnecessary delay in judicial proceeding is a denial of justice. In this context, discuss how judicial backlogs can be reduced to ensure timely justice.
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Category – GS-II: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary

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