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Q) What do you understand about currency swap arrangements? Discuss RBI’s currency swap arrangement for SAARC countries and its significance.

Why this Question?

Important part of GS paper- III.

Key demand of the Question 

Meaning of currency swap facility and features and significance of RBI’s currency swap arrangement for SAARC countries.

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 

Start by defining currency swap arrangement.

Body 

In the first part, categorically highlight the features of RBI’s Currency Swap Arrangement. 

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

Conclusion 

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q) The Dandi March was a critical point in the Indian National Movement as it marked the beginning of women’s participation in the freedom struggle. Critically analyse. 

Why this question 

Important part of GS paper-I. 

Key demand of the question:

Significance of the Dandi March as a movement for the women at that time.

Directive:

Critically analyse - 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:

Briefly write about the Dandi March and its objectives. 

Body:

In the first part, mention how in the previous movements women were largely excluded from participating.

In the next part, highlight how the Dandi March changed the situation and marked the entry of women in the freedom movement 

Conclusion:

Conclude by writing about the significance of Dandi March at large.

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Q) In a world where connectivity is seen as the new currency, bilateral relations with Iran can be of great significance to India. Discuss. 

Why this Question:

Important part of GS paper- II.

Key Demand of the Question:

Significance of maintaining bilateral relations with Iran, challenges in this process and approach to be taken. 

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 about the evolution of India- Iran relations. 

Body:

In the first part, categorically highlight the significance of Iran for India.

In the next part, explain the challenges in this process especially in the light of tensions between Iran and the US. 

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward. 

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