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Q) Despite being the second largest agricultural producer in the world, India’s share of exports of agricultural goods in the global market remains consistently below the mark. Discuss. 

Why this question:

Important part of GS paper-III. 

Key demand of the question:

Give an account of why India has not been able to perform in the area of agricultural exports and measures to improve it.

Directive:

Discuss- back up the answer by carefully selected evidence to make a case for and against an argument, or point out the advantages and disadvantages of the given context and finally arrive at a conclusion.

Introduction:

Give an introduction of the current state of agricultural exports in India. 

Body:

In the first part, highlight the reasons for poor performance in the area of agricultural exports. 

In the next part, highlight the measures to improve the situation. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with the significance of enhancing agricultural exports and the larger impact that it will have. 

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Q.2)The issues related to privacy in social media have been a major concern. Critically analyze how the Personal Data Protection Bill can help in addressing the issue.

Why this question:

Recent change by WhatsApp in its privacy policy has made the Personal Data Protection Bill a need.

Key demand of the question:

Importance of the Personal Data Protection Bill.

Directive:

Critically analyze- The key to tackling this question is providing ample evidence to support the claims. Ensure that the analysis is balanced by shedding light on, and presenting a critique of, and alternative perspectives. Present extensive evidence taken from a varying range of sources.

Introduction:

Give a brief introduction about the current laws governing the data privacy currently in India.

Body:

In the first part, mention the need for data privacy laws highlighting examples like the Whatsapp privacy policy.

In the next part, mention how the Personal Data Protection Bill addresses the key issues of data privacy highlighting the core provisions of the Bill.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q.3)The proposal to launch a Hydrogen Energy Mission in 2021-22 will boost India’s goal of “energy diversification”. Critically examine.

Why this question:

Recently, India has proposed the Hydrogen Energy Mission in the Union Budget 2021-22.

Key demand of the Question: 

Importance of the Hydrogen Energy Mission and the benefits associated with it.

Directive:

Critically examine- Look in close detail and establish the key facts and important issues surrounding the topic. Try and offer reasons as to why the facts and issues identified are most important, as well as explain the different ways they could be construed.

Introduction:

Give a brief introduction about hydrogen Energy and its uses.

Body:

In the first part, mention the significance of the Hydrogen Energy Mission giving various benefits associated with it – diversification of energy basket, reduction in imports, cleaner fuel and energy, environmental benefits.

In the next part, mention the challenges associated while implementing the mission on grounds of technology, skills, finance required.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward

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