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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) Continued political unrest in Nepal has a proportionate impact on India as well. In this context, examine the approach that India should adopt to secure its interests in the future.

Why this Question?

Issue of current importance

Key demand of the Question 

Determine how political situations in Nepal have an adverse impact on India and the approach that should be adopted by India.

Directive 

Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must look into the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.

Introduction 

Start with giving a context about the recent political turmoil in Nepal.

Body 

In the first part, examine the impact of the crisis on India.

In the next part, highlight the approach that is needed in order to overcome these impacts.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q) Given the new challenges in digital content, some strict policy measures are needed, but over regulation can lead to some unintended outcomes. In this critically examine the new IT rules, 2021.

Why this Question?

Issue of current importance. 

Key demand of the Question 

Discuss the new IT rules, 2021 and the concerns emerging out of its enforcement.

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 

Start by briefly giving a context about the question.

Body 

In the first part, highlight the key features of the new IT rules, 2021.

In the next part, highlight the concerns related to the new rules.

Conclusion 

Conclude with a way forward. 

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