UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: October 6, 2017

  1. “As most steps taken so far to fight the problem of non-performing assets in banks fail, the idea of a Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA) seems to be promising as well as optimistic.” Do you agree? Argue.
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Category – GS-III: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.

  1. Some have compared the outreach by China and India in Africa (and underlying competition between them) with the so-called Scramble for Africa of 19th century. To what extent, such comparison is justified? Critically discuss.
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Category – GS-I: Modern World History

  1. What do you understand by import substitution? To what extent, the Make in India initiative is similar to or different from the import-substitution strategy? Explain.
Today Online |Mint

Category – GS-III: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth.

  1. Despite various initiatives to make tissue and organ donations transparent, there are various instances of corruption and violation of rules in organ transplantation. What are the issues with existing legal mechanisms? Also, what are the reasons behind the shortage of organs for transplantation? Examine.
The Hindu | NMJI | Indian Express

Category – GS-II: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector or Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

  1. Examine the implications of Jan Aushadhi Scheme on domestic pharma industry in India.
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Category – GS-II: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector or Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

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