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Q) While the better score for India in its endeavour to achieve SDGs will bring some cheer, governments must work on addressing pressing issues such as increased inequality and economic despair. Discuss.

Why this question?

Issue of current importance

Key demand of the Question 

Discuss about the recent SDG India index, the progress and the efforts that the government needs to make.

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 the context of the question.

Body

In the first part, highlight the progress by the states in the SDG India index released recently.

In the next part, discuss the areas that we lack in and the efforts that are needed.

Conclusion

Conclude with a way forward.

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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.

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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 ahs 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.

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