Daily AWE

19th July 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1  Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India

GS-2 Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes;


GS-3 Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources; Effects of liberalization on the economy.

GS-4 Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections


Question 1)


Q.1) “Both the developments during the colonial period and changes witnessed post independence has shaped the present form of caste as an institution in India”. Discuss. (10 marks)


Question 2)

Q.2) The Covid-19 crisis has highlighted the many commonalities between all economically and occupationally vulnerable informal workers and seasonal/circular migrant workers and exposed the fault lines and gaps in the existing social protection system. In light of this, examine the shortcomings in the existing framework and suggest the measure to reduce their vulnerability. (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3) Examine the implications of retrospective taxation adopted by India by amending Section 9(1)(i) of the Income Tax Act. What should be India’s course of action in the Cairn Energy dispute? (10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4) Value of compassion towards the weak extends the limits of operations of a public servant by introducing flexibility but dilutes the principle of objectivity. Discuss. If a conflict arises between the value of compassion and principle of objectivity, how will you deal with it as a public servant? (10 Marks)



  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

  4.  Upload the scanned answer in the comment section of the same question.

  5. Along with the scanned answer, please share your Razor payment ID, so that paid members are given priority.

  6. If you upload the answer on the same day like the answer of 1st June is uploaded on 1st June then your answer will be checked within 72 hours. Also, reviews will be in the order of submission- First come first serve basis

  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 1st June is uploaded on 3rd June, then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Swatantra so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

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