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  1. The fighting virus requires public-private partnerships. Comment. 

Demand of the questions

Coronavirus has become the threat that the world fears. Examine the threat and discuss how PPP can be engaged to tackle the challenge. Mention the issues that may arise and conclude with a path forward. 

Keywords to be included

PPP, diagnosis, prevention, cure, isolation, awareness, protection, work from home, counselling, etc. 

Body

  • Examine the spread of the virus. 
  • Highlight the role PPP can play. 
  • Possible areas where Private sector can be given an upper hand. 
  • Possible challenges with such partnerships. 
  • Way forward on the conclusion. 

Conclusion Mention how regulation will be required even if the PPP model is followed for effective virus control. 

  1. There should be more policewomen. Comment.

Demand of the questions

The question aims to ask the benefits of having more women in the police force. Mention the current level of participation of women and discuss the benefits. You can also include some challenges and then conclude with a path forward on the same. 

Keywords to be included

Policewoman, participation, equality, reports, trust on police, custodial rapes, inadequate representation, stereotypes, improved work culture, etc. 

Body

  • Give data regarding the participation of women in the police forces. 
  • Mention the issues related to the less number of women
  • What shall be the benefits of having more women? 
  • Examine the potential challenges 
  • Conclude with a way forward. 

Conclusion Mention how a step by step strategy is required to tackle the challenge of low representation of women in the country. 

  1. What is a rainbow revolution? How is it important for doubling farmers’ income?

Demand of the questions

Briefly discuss what rainbow revolution is and then talk about how it will help the farmers. Mention the issues that will loom around it and conclude by mentioning some solutions. 

Keywords to be included

Doubling farmers’ income, rainbow revolution, allied sectors, forward and backward linkages, diversification of basket, better remuneration, improved productivity, awareness, etc. 

Body

  • Mention what rainbow revolution is. 
  • Examine the reasons why is it required in the country. 
  • What are the possible benefits it will bring to the country? 
  • Examine the challenges that will hamper the implementation of this. 

Conclusion Layout a positive remark so as to how it has the potential of improving the income of the farms. 

  1. Ordinance route must not be regularly heeded to. Comment. 

Demand of the questions

Mention the need for the ordinances, why are they required, what are the challenges, reforms envisaged, and solutions? 

Keywords to be included

The ordinance, article 123, 213, bypass, federal spirit, centralisation, democratic spirit, public vote, evergreening of the ordinance, parliamentary scrutiny, etc. 

Body

  •  What are ordinances, and what are the provisions around them. 
  • Examine the potential issues that loom around these. 
  • Suggest how these can be of extreme importance at times. 
  • Mention some arguments from the constituent assembly on these. 
  • Conclude with a way forward on it. 

Conclusion Mention the path forward for a separate mechanism for managing the ordinances promulgated. 

  1. Multilateralism is important, but we must ensure the protection of national interests. Comment.  

Demand of the questions

Multilateralism is on the rise globally and has presented many opportunities. We must strive to make the most of these opportunities, but we must also ensure that we are able to achieve better. 

Keywords to be included

Multilateralism, protectionism, national interest, larger good, foreign policy, soft power, hard power, balanced strategies, etc. 

Body

  • Define Multilateralism and its rise in the contemporary world. 
  • Examine how it can conflict with national interests. 
  • Mention the benefits of pursuing multilateralism over national interests. 
  • Suggest the path forward for the primacy of national interest

Conclusion When India chose an idealistic path over the Kashmir dispute, it failed to usher the benefits that were thought of. Thus, we must strive to keep our national benefits primary to the multilateral vision.