1. Growing international stature of India can not only help India in achieving its international goals, but also the domestic achievements.

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  1. Despite many efforts, Indian institutes have failed to achieve international standards. Critically comment.

Resource: QS Rankings: 8 India universities in Asia top 100, IIT Bombay 34th (IE)

  1. The focus of the 21st century goes beyond ‘food for all’ to ‘healthy food for all’. Analyze India’s food security programs in light of the statement.

Resource: India’s food basket must be enlarged (TH)

  1. The focus of jails must be on reformation rather than punishment. Critically comment.

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  1. Air India has become a major issue for the government. It is neither becoming profitable nor is it getting sold. Suggest measures to tackle the problem.

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  1. Housing for all has a long way to go in India. Elucidate upon the government’s efforts and challenges faced in achieving this goal.

Resource: Affordable housing policy spurs home sales in small towns (Mint)