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Q. Why Indian Railways failed to attract private players to run trains.Comment

Why this question:

Why India has failed to attract private participation in the railway sector.

Key demand of the question:

Issues related to Privatization of Indian Railways while suggesting solutions to address the same.

Directive:

Comment  -  The question usually gives an unbiased/biased statement , be neutral and write various facts and viewpoints regarding that particular statement.

Introduction:Indian Railways launched the formal process of inviting private parties to run trains on the Indian railway system , no bids for nine clusters and only two bids for three clusters.

Body:

Indian railway wants capital and technology  but it doesn’t want to give up control. The private players have to invest in huge proportions with a huge risk of uncertain returns.

Conclusion:

Conclude with the way forward.

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Q. Elucidate the strategic significance of Gilgit-Baltistan region. What is the conflict and solution to the same?

Why this question:

Pakistan has finalized draft legislation to incorporate Gilgit-Baltistan.

Key demand of the question:

Elucidate  the strategic significance of Gilgit-Baltistan and discuss what the conflict is and the solution to the same.

Directive:

Elucidate -   To explain in detail/to make clear. When an examiner uses this directive, they present us with a cause-effect correlation. In such cases, a candidate has to bring out the connection more clearly by citing evidence and examples.

Introduction:

Start with a brief history of the Gilgit-Baltistan Issue.

Body:

Discuss in detail the Strategic importance of the region,what local people want.

Suggest suitable solutions to address the issue.

Conclusion:

Conclude with the way forward.

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Q. E-rupee seeks to revolutionize the method of transaction and transfers taking place in the government and corporate sector. Examine the impacts of e-rupee  on welfare programmes. 

Why this question:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced e-RUPI, a digital voucher programme that has the potential to change the way Indians transact with and pay for a wide range of government services, giving a further boost to the country's burgeoning fintech sector.

Key demand of the question:

Examine the impacts of e-rupee  on welfare programmes. 

Directive:

Examine -The word “Examine” means to probe deeper into the topic and understand the topic in detail. Here a candidate is expected to investigate and establish the key facts and issues related to the question.

Introduction: Start with a brief introduction of e-rupee(digital voucher program)

Body: 

- Explain - E-rupee digital voucher program

  • How it works - significance - steps towards adoption of digital currency - 

Conclusion - 

Conclude with the way forward.

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