14.11.18 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt comes up with new guidelines for drones   The Government is all set to go for new guidelines for flying drones.   As per the new setup three zones- red, yellow and green- have been marked. Red zones are for VVIP area where no drone would be allowed to operate, while in yellow … Read more

DMPQ: Knowledge based economy has huge potential to grow with sustained rate. But there are concerns with Indian as an eligible country for knowledge based economy. Discuss.

USA is a knowledge based economy which is growing at a sustained rate. This type of economy adds more value to its available resources and hence ensure better growth.   The major concern with India in realising the potential of knowledge base economy are:   Lack of adequate funds for investing in R&D sector. Our … Read more

DMPQ: National Judicial data grid

Supreme Court of India launched a public access portal of the National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG) for district courts to demystify the judicial process for the ordinary citizen.   National Judicial Data Grid (NJDG) is a part of the on-going e-Courts Integrated Mission Mode Project. The public access portal will disseminate national, state, district and … Read more

13.11.18 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Agricultural growth rate rose to 14.29% in 4 years: CM   Chief Minister Raghubar Das said the agricultural growth of the State increased about 10 per cent in last four years. He said that the agricultural growth rate was 4.5 per cent in the year 2013-14 but due to the efforts and hard … Read more

12.11.18 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Govt to build modern hostel for 2,500 kids in distress   Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Saturday extended his support to the vulnerable children rescued from the vicious cycle of trafficking, bonded labour, domestic help. During the programme titled ‘Hausala @ 2018 — Bal Adhikar Mahotsav’ organised by Jharkhand State Commission for Protection of … Read more

10-11.11.18 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Jharkhand do be declared ODF on Statehood Day   Jharkhand is due to be announced as an open-defecation free state on its 19th Statehood Day.   Chief minister Raghubar Das will declare all 24 districts officially ODF at the Statehood Day programme organised by the government at Mohrabadi Ground.   The Das government said it … Read more

DMPQ: RBI has taken several steps to deal with stressed asset problems. Discuss the steps taken by the RBI. Also comment on their success.

Steps taken by RBI:   Establishment of private Asset Reconstruction Companies (ARCs) Many ARCs have been created, but they have solved only a small portion of the problem, buying up only about 5 percent of total NPAs.   Strategic debt restructuring scheme: under this creditors could take over firms that were unable to pay and … Read more

DMPQ: What is the importance of Regulating act? What are the features of the act?

It was the first step taken by the British Government to control and regulate the affairs of the EIC in India.  First time, British government recognized the political and administrative functions of the EIC. British government laid the foundations of central administration in India. The Act designated the Governor of Bengal as the ‘Governor-General of … Read more

DMPQ: What is Coriolis force?

It is a deflecting force experienced due to rotation of earth. Because of Coriolis the air appears to turn towards its right in the northern hemisphere and towards its left in the southern hemisphere. The coriolis always acts in the perpendicular direction of the motion of air. It is zero at the equator and increases … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the evolution of centre-state relation in post independent India.

Our constitution adopted for federal system of polity. The Features have been taken from  American, Canadian and Australian federalism.  Federalism in the Indian constitution is not a matter of administrative convenience, but it is the outcome of our own process and recognition of the ground realities. India adopted a system which if federal in normal … Read more

DMPQ: What are the areas of concerns in centre and state relationship?

  Appointment of governor. Reservation of bill by governor for President assent. Allegation of use of central agency to serve political vendetta. Appointment of civil servants and Management of All India services. Control over finance. Role of planning commission now NITI aayog in approving state subjects. Appointment of enquiry commissions against the chief minister. Control … Read more

DMPQ: Low skill manufacturing is key to Indian success especially the clothing and manufacturing sector. Do you agree with the statement?

    Positives These sector are labour intensive and generate more labour per unit of capital infused. These sector have the potential for broader social transformation. These sector can also play crucial role in export and hence the overall growth. The creation of employment opportunities in these sector is far more inclusive and it address … Read more

09.11.18 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND   Jharkhand government to build 100 feet statue of Birsa Munda in Ranchi   Following the footsteps of Gujarat, the  government in Jharkhand has decided to commission a giant statue of tribal revolutionary Birsa Munda.   The announcement came less than a week before the scheduled unveiling of a 182-meter-statue of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel at the hands of … Read more

08.11.18 Jharkhand (JPSC) Current Affair

JHARKHAND Education department plans question banks for state boards   Matriculation and intermediate students across the Ranchi district will be given the chance to get access to curated question banks and sample papers to help them gear up for the various board examinations this year.   The main goal of this project is to improve and help … Read more

DMPQ: What is the amendment procedure in Indian Constitution?

Procedure for amendment is laid down in article 368 part XX of the Indian constitution.  Following is the procedure for the amendment of the constitution: Amendment of the constitution can be initiated only by the introduction of a bill in either of the house. State legislature cannot introduce a bill for CA. The bill must … Read more

DMPQ: What is corporate governance? What are the importance of corporate governance? (polity)

Corporate governance is the system, principles and group of procedure through which company is governed. It is sum of those principles , ideal values and code which inspire an institution to behave morally and with transparency.   Importance of CG: It is helpful in the increment of transparency, accountability and relevance. To discuss policies among … Read more

DMPQ: What is SCO? What are the importance of SCO? ( IR)

SCO is Eurasian political, economic, and security organization formed in 2001 and headquartered in Beijing. It owes its origin to its predecessor Shanghai Five (China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan).  Its driving philosophy is known as the “ Shanghai Spirit” which emphasise harmony, working by consensus, respect for other cultures, non interference in the internal affairs … Read more

DMPQ: Congress tilted towards socialism and communism ideology post 1930 and started bringing the issues of the peasants in front of British. But congress ministries formed during 1937 were not able to unleash radical changes. Discuss. (History)

There were certain basic constraints before the congress ministries could undertake a complete overhaul of the agrarian structure by completely abolishing zamindari.  These constraints were:   The ministries did not have adequate powers. There were inadequate financial resources as a lion’s share was appropriated by the Government of India. Strategy of class adjustments was another … Read more

DMPQ: India’s NPA problem is a chronic problem and exist at a larger scale then peer countries then what factors didn’t allow Indian economy to collapse? (economic)

the reasons are as follows:   Unlike east Asian crisis, Indian economy was on economic growth path with slight interruption. India maintained and followed strong prudential norms in terms of offering of credit. Boom period didn’t become the excuse for reckless loan giving. There were also control over the cooperates to take loan from foreign … Read more

DMPQ: Explain the climate of Japan. (geography)

The climate of japan is modified by insularity and also by meeting of the cold and warm ocean currents. It receives adequate rainfall from both the south east monsoon in summer and the north west monsoon in winter. During the north west monsoon dry cold wind from mainland Asia blows. But they gather moisture on … Read more

DMPQ: Examine the importance of West Asia for India.

Importance of West asia for India cannot be defined. Its importance for our energy and economic security is a well known fact. But there are some concerns in terms of realising the true potential of the relationship. Major concerns are briefed here as under:   1) Geopolitical Concerns: Arab-Israel conflict which is considered as mother … Read more

DMPQ: Congress ministries were formed in various province after elections in 1937. What were the provinces where congress ministries were formed. Outline the efforts of the ministries in the field of civil liberty.

Congress ministries were formed in Bombay, madras, Central provinces, Orissa, United Provinces, Bihar and later in NWPF and Assam also.  Even-though ministries had limited power congress ministries left no stone unturned to wards the social well being of the country.   The work under civil liberties: Laws giving emergency powers were repealed. Ban on illegal … Read more

DMPQ: Demonetisation came when world was showing resilience towards negative growth environment. What were the reasons for demonetisation?

Demonetisation  was part of the move to curb corruption. It was one of the step to curb the system of black money. The major reasons for demonetisation were:   India’s currency to GDP ratio was 12%. The value of the high currency notes also increased after increase in the standard of living. India’s economy is … Read more

07.11.18 Jharkhand (JPCS) Current Affairs

JHARKHAND Government of India and the World Bank sign $310 million Loan Agreement for Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project   The Government of India, the Government of Jharkhand and the World Bank signed a $310 million Loan Agreement for Jharkhand Power System Improvement Project to provide reliable, quality, and affordable 24×7 electricity to the citizens … Read more

DMPQ: Discuss the nature of Fundamental rights. (polity)

  FR’s are not absolute in nature. Except Fundamental rights guaranteed under Articles 20 and 21 remaining Fundamental rights can be suspended during operation of National Emergency. Available against the arbitrary action of the state. FR’s are generally negative in character. Can be amended provided they amendment do not affect the basic structure of the … Read more

DMPQ: India has shown keen interest on India’s act east policy, Time has come for active west asia policy. Comment (IR)

West Asia is a very important partner in our growth story. It has huge strategical and economical relevance for India. West asia absorb huge amount of labour( lower section).  Around 7 million Indian works in West Asia. It provide huge amount of remittance and hence it is of great importance. West Asia also ensure our … Read more

DMPQ: Congress ministries resigned in October 1939 after the outbreak of the second world war. But the period of 28 month was significant. Discuss (History)

Though by 1939 internal strifes, opportunism and hunger for power had started surfacing among congressmen, yet they were able to utilise council work to their advantage to a great extent. The significant of congress rule can be gauged from following points: The contention that Indian self government was necessary for radical social transformation got confirmed. … Read more

DMPQ: In India still after 1991 reforms there is ambivalence towards private sector. Explain with the example( Economy)

Private sector is perceived to be guided by profit maximisation and it was considered to be anti to the objective of independent India. Hence socialism was seen as an alternative to it. This deep rooted notion about private sector is more in India. Following examples are testament to it:   In civil aviation sector, there … Read more

DMPQ: What are the features borrowed from various constitution?

British Constitution: Parliamentary government, Rule of Law, legislative procedure, single citizenship, cabinet system, prerogative writs, parliamentary privileges and bicameralism. US Constitution: Fundamental rights, independence of judiciary, judicial review, impeachment of the president, removal of Supreme Court and high court judges and post of vice-president.   Irish Constitution: Directive Principles of State Policy, nomination of members … Read more

DMPQ: Give an account of the following( Schemes) a) Mahila e-haat b) Sakhi-one stop centres c) Ujjwala scheme

Mahila-e-haat:  It’s an online marketing platform for women. Beneficiary- All Indian women citizens more than 18 years of age and women SHGs.  It’s an initiative for meeting aspirations and need of women entrepreneurs which will leverage technology for showcasing products made/manufactured/sold by women entrepreneurs It has been set up with an investment of under Rs.10 … Read more

DMPQ: Give an account of the following a) SAKAAR b) PRAGATI c) Aspirational district programme

 SAKAAR:  Sakaar is Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Augmented Reality (AR) application designed for Andriod devices. The application consists of 3 Dimensional (3D) models of Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM), RISAT, indigenous rockets such as PSLV, GSLV Mk-III etc.     PRAGATI:   PRO-ACTIVE GOVERNANCE AND TIMELY IMPLEMENTATION, Addressing common man’s grievances, and simultaneously monitoring and reviewing … Read more

DMPQ: India-japan relation has evolved especially in post reform period. What are the convergence in Indo-japan relations.

( prepare intro)   Convergence Economic: India is in the need of state of art technology and funding. Whole japan is a surplus country. Eg. Metro train, bullet train, funds from JICA Demography: Ageing population of japan and demography of India. Strategic policy of India- India’s act east policy find convergence with Japanese free and … Read more

Discuss the following: a) Corruption perception index b) Press freedom index c) Global peace index d) World investment report

a) Corruption perception index: Released by berlin based non- government organisation Transparency International. India’s ranking slid to 81 among a group of 180 countries. b) Press freedom index: The Press Freedom Index is an annual ranking of countries compiled and published byReporters without Borders based upon the organisation’s own assessment of thecountries’ press freedom records … Read more

Discuss the importance of Champaran satyagraha

This was the first experiment of novel method adopted by Gandhiji ie. Civil disobedience and passive resistance in the Champaran. This has huge historical significance as it marks the advent of Gandhiji in mainline politics and paved the ground for Gandhi ji popularity as leader. It also gave sanctions to the method adopted by Gandhiji. … Read more

Indian economy is facing lot of challenges including structural challenges. Outline the structural challenges of Indian economy.

Structural challenges :  definition   Redistribution:  intrinsic limitation in terms of the effectiveness of targeting. State capacity: to handle its domain of delivering on health and education remain impaired for maximum number of states. Competitive federalism failed to idealised a model of delivery of essential services like health and education. Competitive populism needs a counterpart … Read more

Give an account of following: a) Male and female reproductive organs b) Asexual production c) Binary fission d) Fertilisation

  (a)Male and Female reproductive organ:    The male reproductive organs include a pair of testes (singular, testis), two sperm ducts and a penis. The testes produce the male gametes called sperms. The female reproductive organs are a pair of ovaries, oviducts (fallopian tubes) and the uterus. Ovary produces female gametes called ova (eggs).   (b)Asexual production:  It is a … Read more

Outline the features of the government of India act, 1909.

System of dyarchy was introduced. The dyarchy means a system of double government in which The principle of dyarchy was a division of the executive branch of each provincial government into authoritarian and popularly responsible sections. The first was composed of executive councillors, appointed, as before, by the crown. The second was composed of ministers … Read more

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