30th August 2021| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1   Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc, geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

GS-2    India and its Neighborhood- Relations.

 GS-3    Effects of Liberalization on the Economy, Changes in Industrial Policy and their Effects on Industrial Growth.

GS-4     Probity in Governance: Information sharing and_ transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption.


Question 1)


Q.1 Identify the areas affected by and the causes of landslides in India. Mention different steps that need to be taken to mitigate the effects of landslides. (15 Marks)


Question 2)

Q.2 “India’s years of investments in infrastructure and grassroots development could act as a building block for cementing relations with the new regime in the coming years.” In light of this, examine the role India with its soft power can play in Afghanistan. (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 What are the similarities and differences in asset monetisation and privatisation? What are the challenges in carrying out asset monetisation? Suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4 Explain what you understand by the following values and discuss their importance for civil services: (a) Professionalism (b) Nishkama Karma or Selfless Action. (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 August is uploaded on 1st August 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 August is uploaded on 3rd August, 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 @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

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