Topics for Today’s questions:
GS-1 Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present – significant events, personalities, issues.
GS-2 Constitution of India — historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
GS-3 Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies and minimum support prices; Public Distribution System- objectives, functioning, limitations, revamping; issues of buffer stocks and food security; Technology missions; economics of animal-rearing.
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.
Q.1 The Government of India Act, 1919, not only marked major changes in British India but also equally significant responses from the leadership of the national movement. Examine. (10 Marks)
Q.2 Explain the salient features of the constitution (One Hundred and Third Amendment) Act, 2019. Do you think reservation can be treated as a poverty alleviation measure? Substantiate your views. (15 Marks)
Q.3 How do subsidies affect the cropping pattern, crop diversity and economy of farmers? What is the significance of crop insurance, minimum support price and food processing for small and marginal farmers? (15 Marks)
Q.4 While code of conduct presents a structure to organized values, code of ethics gives a foundation to that structure. Examine. (10 Marks)
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