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Q) Sustainable growth depends on timely climate action and for that to happen, policymaking needs to connect the dots between different climatic phenomena. Discuss.

Why this Question?

Issue of current importance

Key demand of the Question 

Impact of the pandemic on children and an effective approach to deal with them.

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 a brief context of the question.

Body 

In the first part, categorically highlight the different climatic phenomena- global warming, melting of glaciers, desertification, etc..

In the next part, suggest an approach that should be adopted by the government across the world to deal with these challenges.

Conclusion 

Conclude with a way forward.

 

Q) The digital and financial revolution in recent times in India has proved to be a boon in times of crisis like the pandemic. Comment.

Why this Question?

Important part of GS Paper-II.

Key demand of the Question 

Determine how the digital and financial revolution has helped in overcoming the pandemic and lessen the miseries due to it.

Directive 

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

Introduction 

Start with giving a context of the question.

Body 

In the first part, write about the recent digital and financial revolution- increase in digital payments, JAM trinity, UPI, DBTs, etc.

In the next part, highlight how these have helped India deal with the pandemic.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

 

Q.) Federalism, like constitutionalism and separation of powers, is not mentioned in the Constitution. But it is the very essence of our constitutional scheme. In this context, discuss the current challenges to federalism in India. 

Why this Question:

Important part of GS Paper II.

Key Demand of the Question:

The constitutional provisions underlying federalism in India, its importance and challenges faced by 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 a brief introduction about federalism in India.

Body:

In the first part, highlight the types- cooperative and competitive federalism in India and its importance. Give examples as to why it is a necessity in the current times. 

In the next part, highlight the challenges that have undermined federalism in India.

Conclusion:

Conclude with a way forward.