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Q) As and when we emerge on the other side of the pandemic, bolstering public health-care systems has to be the topmost priority for all governments. Discuss.

Why this question?

Issues of current importance 

Key demand of the Question 

Importance of an efficient public health system in a country and ways to achieve that

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 

Introduce by giving statistics about the expenditure on the healthcare sector in India and compare with other countries.

Body

In the first part, highlight the issues plaguing the Indian healthcare system. Use statistics from different reports if possible.

In the next part, highlight the measures that need to be taken to plug in the loopholes in the healthcare sector.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

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Q) The desperate need for vital medical supplies has paved the way for their black marketing. In this context, discuss the various implications that black marketing can have during the pandemic and suggest measures to deal with them. 

Why this Question?

Issue of current importance. 

Key demand of the Question 

Problems arising out of black marketing of vital medical supplies and measures 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 

Mention what is black marketing and how it is currently rising.

Body 

In the first part, mention the problems due to black marketing of essential medical supplies. 

In the next part, suggest measures that can be taken.

Conclusion 

Conclude with a way forward. 

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Q) With the US moving ahead with its plan to make an exit from Afghanistan, there are concerns of a set of issues arising from it for India as well as South Asia to a great extent. Comment.

Why this Question?

Issue of current importance

Key demand of the Question 

Explain how the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan and rise of the Taliban can lead to larger security issues.

Directive 

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

Introduction 

Start with giving an overall view of the US’s plan to make an exit from Afghanistan.

Body 

In the first part, mention the issues that can penetrate after the US's exit. Focus on implications in India and South Asia.

In the next part, highlight the approach that needs to be adopted in the future to deal with such issues.

Conclusion

Conclude with a balanced view of the issues and the larger role that the world can play in mediating peace in Afghanistan.

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