09.04.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

JHARKHAND CM announces unique IDs for land holdings in House The Jharkhand Government will soon start issuing unique numbers for land holdings as part of an exercise to bring transparency and end dubious land ownerships.   Chief Minister Hemant Soren made this revelation on Thursday during the ongoing budget session saying that the State Government … Read more 09.04.21 Daily JPSC Current Affairs

DMPQ- . Discuss the various features of administration contained in the sixth Schedule for tribal areas.

The Constitution, under Sixth Schedule, contains special provisions for the administration of tribal areas in the four north-eastern states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram. The various features of administration contained in the Sixth Schedule are as follows: The tribal areas in the four states of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram have been constituted as … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the various features of administration contained in the sixth Schedule for tribal areas.

DMPQ- Explain why panchsheel spirit did not last long between India-China bilateral relations .

India always wanted to have friendly relationships with China as both have borne the brunt of colonialism and it was evident in its recognition of Communist China right from the beginning in 1950, support of China in Korea war and support of China in UNSC seat. India also raised little objection over Chinese occupation over … Read more DMPQ- Explain why panchsheel spirit did not last long between India-China bilateral relations .

DMPQ- Trace the salient features of Government of India act, 1935.

. Third Round Table Conference happened in 1932, and no Congress leader participated.  However its discussion and discussions of earlier Round Tables and Simon Commission  recommendations led to the enactment of 1935 Act. Major features of the act are as follows: It introduced Federalism in India with Princely States and Provinces being its parts and … Read more DMPQ- Trace the salient features of Government of India act, 1935.

DMPQ- . Evaluate the recommendations of nachiketa committee for financial inclusion.

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointment a Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services  for Small Businesses and Low-Income Households under the Chairmanship of Shri Nachiket Mor,  member on the Central Board of Directors, RBI in the month of Sep 2013. Its prime object was to frame a clear and detailed vision for financial inclusion and … Read more DMPQ- . Evaluate the recommendations of nachiketa committee for financial inclusion.

DMPQ- . Discuss the Applications of Biotechnology in live stock and animal husbandry.

Biotechnology is being harnessed in various aspects of the livestock industry to hasten breed development for improved animal health and welfare, enhanced reproduction, and improved nutritional quality and safety of animal-derived foods. Artificial Insemination One of the earliest perfected technology is artificial insemination (AI) where new breeds of animals are produced through the introduction of … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the Applications of Biotechnology in live stock and animal husbandry.

DMPQ- Discuss the various features of administration contained in the Fifth Schedule for tribal areas.

. The various features of administration contained in the Fifth Schedule are as follows: Declaration of Scheduled Areas The president is empowered to declare an area to be a scheduled area. He can also increase or decrease its area, alter its boundary lines, rescind such designation or make fresh orders for such redesignation on an … Read more DMPQ- Discuss the various features of administration contained in the Fifth Schedule for tribal areas.

DMPQ- . Explain why India and United states of America had stressed diplomatic relations post world war 2.

India wanted to have cordial and friendly relationships with US despite its policy of non-alignment. The US, however, disappointed India first on Kashmir issue, then over food aid. The US had big influence in the UN and it used it to project a negative image of India over Kashmir issue and ignored the fact that … Read more DMPQ- . Explain why India and United states of America had stressed diplomatic relations post world war 2.

DMPQ- Give a brief description of communal award (1932) and puna pact.

. In the wake of inconclusive Round Table Talks, British government had declared that, if a  consensus was not reached on separate representation of minorities, a unilateral communal award will  be made. Government kept its promise in form of Communal Award of 1932. The Communal Award was by the British Prime Minister Ramsay McDonald on … Read more DMPQ- Give a brief description of communal award (1932) and puna pact.

DMPQ- . Discuss the recommendations given by Urjit patel committee for monetary policy framework.

. The main objective of the committee was to recommend what needs to be done to revise and  strengthen the current monetary policy framework with a view to making it transparent and  predictable with a focus on inflation management. The group submitted its report in January, 2014 and inter-alia, made the following recommendations with regard … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the recommendations given by Urjit patel committee for monetary policy framework.

DMPQ- . Explain how Biotechnology can play significant role in the conservation of Bio diversity and environment.

At present, loss of specific species, groups of species (extinction) or decrease in number of particular organisms (endangerment) are taking place in different parts of the world at a rapid pace. These losses are often manifestations of degradation or destruction in the ecosystem or habitat. DNA Banks More plant conservationists are turning to DNA technologies … Read more DMPQ- . Explain how Biotechnology can play significant role in the conservation of Bio diversity and environment.

DMPQ- Throw light on the special constitutional provisions inducted for the national capital region.

. The 69th Constitutional Amendment Act of 19915 provided a special status to the Union Territory of Delhi, and redesignated it the National Capital Territory of Delhi and designated the administrator of Delhi as the lieutenant (lt.) governor. It created a legislative assembly and a council of ministers for Delhi. Previously, Delhi had a metropolitan … Read more DMPQ- Throw light on the special constitutional provisions inducted for the national capital region.

DMPQ- “Transition to statehood of Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh was smooth, it was not so in case of Nagaland and Mizoram.” Elucidate.

Naga areas were totally isolated during British rule and after Independence, government of India sought to integrate them, but they opposed in favor of a separate independent state under leadership of A Phizo and British officers and missionaries support. In 1955, a violent campaign was launched by Nagas and they declared independence from Assam and … Read more DMPQ- “Transition to statehood of Manipur, Tripura, Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh was smooth, it was not so in case of Nagaland and Mizoram.” Elucidate.

DMPQ- Discuss the conditions in which second round table conference was conducted. Also mention the objectives of the conference.

. The Congress had boycotted the first Round Table Conference (1930) which was actively  attended by princely states, Ambedkar and other non-Congress parties. Ambedkar also raised the issue  of separate electorate for Dalits and Jinnah demanded more safeguards for the Muslims (these two demands were reflected in Communal Award of 1932). After Gandhi-Irwin Pact, Gandhi … Read more DMPQ- Discuss the conditions in which second round table conference was conducted. Also mention the objectives of the conference.

DMPQ- Explain the reasons why India’s growth is called ‘growth without employment.’

Today, employment share of three sectors of economy is roughly – industry (17%), agriculture (57%) and  services (26%). Unemployment is mainly of two types – disguised unemployment and open unemployment. Disguised  unemployment is also called under-employment. It is a situation in which a person is not contributing  fully to his potential for example, a task … Read more DMPQ- Explain the reasons why India’s growth is called ‘growth without employment.’

DMPQ- Explain the role of Bioremediation in environment friendly waste disposal process.

. Bioremediation is a branch of biotechnology that employs the use of living organisms, like microbes and bacteria, in the removal of contaminants, pollutants, and toxins from soil, water, and other environments. Bioremediation may be used to clean up contaminated groundwater or environmental problems, such as oil spills. Bioremediation relies on stimulating the growth of … Read more DMPQ- Explain the role of Bioremediation in environment friendly waste disposal process.

DMPQ- . Discuss the major constitutional and legal provisions inducted for the administration of union territories.

Articles 239 to 241 in Part VIII of the Constitution deal with the union territories. Even though all the union territories belong to one category, there is no uniformity in their administrative system. Every union territory is administered by the President acting through an administrator appointed by him. An administrator of a union territory is … Read more DMPQ- . Discuss the major constitutional and legal provisions inducted for the administration of union territories.

DMPQ- What were India’s challenges vis-à-vis tribal integration after independence and how government of India resolved them.

British colonial rule left them in gross suspicion and insecure and their ‘integration’ into Indian nation became a challenge as India had already witnessed the ill effects of policies of ‘isolation’ and ‘assimilation’ in past. So, Nehru and other leaders saw a middle path in form of integrative approach and said ‘tribal areas have to … Read more DMPQ- What were India’s challenges vis-à-vis tribal integration after independence and how government of India resolved them.

DMPQ- Discuss the significance of Karachi session of congress in India’s freedom struggle.

. The Gandhi-Irwin pact was criticised by radical nationalists, for Gandhiji was unable to  obtain from the Viceroy a commitment to political independence for Indians; he could obtain merely an  assurance of talks towards that possible end. It was organised even as many Congress leaders opposed  the Gandhi-Irwin pact, for the government had not accepted … Read more DMPQ- Discuss the significance of Karachi session of congress in India’s freedom struggle.

DMPQ- Critically evaluate the role played by planning commission and mention the reasons why government eradicated it.

There are two basic pillars of the argument against planning commission – first, the institution is not a fit in the liberalized environment where market calls the shots and second, it has long  played a role of distorting the true federal nature of Indian polity. Planning Commission is more  than 60 years old – modeled … Read more DMPQ- Critically evaluate the role played by planning commission and mention the reasons why government eradicated it.

DMPQ- Briefly describe the DNA Fingerprinting. Discuss the important sectors where DNA fingerprinting is being applied.

DNA fingerprinting is a laboratory technique used to establish a link between biological evidence and a suspect in a criminal investigation. A DNA sample taken from a crime scene is compared with a DNA sample from a suspect. If the two DNA profiles are a match, then the evidence came from that suspect. Conversely, if … Read more DMPQ- Briefly describe the DNA Fingerprinting. Discuss the important sectors where DNA fingerprinting is being applied.

DMPQ- Discuss different institutions formed under the 74th amendement act.

Municipal Corporation Municipal corporations are created for the administration of big cities like Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore and others. They are established in the states by the acts of the concerned state legislatures, and in the union territories by the acts of the Parliament of India. There may be one common act for all … Read more DMPQ- Discuss different institutions formed under the 74th amendement act.

DMPQ- Explain how linguistic issues became a huge challenge during consolidation of India

. Just after independence Justice Dhar Commission or Linguistic Provinces Commission of 1948 and another committee JVP Committee in the same year headed by Jawahar Lal, Vallabhai Patel and Pattabhi Sitaramayya advised against creation of states on linguistic lines and instead they recommended creation of states on the basis of administrative convenience for unity, security … Read more DMPQ- Explain how linguistic issues became a huge challenge during consolidation of India

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