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Q) Nutrition is not a peripheral concern rather a central to our existence. In this context, discuss the multisectoral dimensions of malnutrition in India and measures to overcome them.

Why this question?

Important part of GS Paper-II

Key demand of the Question 

Dimensions of malnutrition problem in India and the measures to overcome it.

Directive

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you have to debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You have to give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Introduction 

Start by giving a context of the question.

Body

In the first part, explain the dimensions of the problem of malnutrition in India.

In the next part, highlight the solutions to overcome the challenge.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q) National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-Being programme has the potential to offer nature-based solutions to numerous environmental challenges. Comment.

Why this Question?

Important part of GS Paper- III.

Key demand of the Question 

Discuss in detail about the National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-Being programme and its significance.

Directive 

Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Introduction 

Start with an introduction about the National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-Being programme.

Body 

In the first part, explain in detail about the National Mission on Biodiversity and Human Well-Being programme.

In the next part, highlight the significance of the programme.

Conclusion 

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q) Despite the constant push towards cooperative federalism in India, the differences between the Centre and the states have grown over the years. Analyse the reasons for such conflicts and suggest possible solutions for this.

Why this Question?

Important part of GS Paper-II.

Key demand of the Question 

Discuss in detail the issues being faced by the States with respect to the federal features. Explain why despite upholding cooperative federalism, the tussle between centre and state governments for the rights of states are being continued. 

Directive 

Analyse – When asked to analyse, you have to examine methodically the structure or nature of the topic by separating it into component parts and present them as a whole in a summary. 

Introduction 

Start by explaining what are the issues being faced by states with respect to federalism. 

Body 

Discuss the issues one by one such as fiscal autonomy, lack of resources, etc. and explain the underlying reasons.

In the next part, suggest an approach to overcome such issues.

Conclusion

Conclude by mentioning how federalism cannot be ruled out in a diverse country like India.

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