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Q) AI as a technology holds tremendous potential for a country like India, which is data rich and has the requisite technological capability to create AI solutions for many of its problems. Discuss.

Why this question?

Recently the National AI Portal (INDIAai) celebrated its first anniversary.

Key demand of the Question 

Potential of development of AI in India and challenges it can address.

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 overview of AI.

Body

In the first part, highlight the potential of AI in India and the challenges it can address. 

In the next part, discuss the concerns related to it.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

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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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