DMPQ-Development is major tool to fight against extremism. Discuss how Underdevelopment leads to the rise of extremism.

It has been the policy of governments around the world today to emphasize inclusive development, but there are always groups in every state who feel alienated because they feel left out of the developmental efforts. These perceptions combined with inefficient and corrupt governance create the condition for extremism and militancy to grow. The absence of … Read more

DMPQ-Recently Philippines Signed a defence deal with India for buying Brahmos missile. Discuss the significance of this landmark deal for india’s defence export sector.

Recently, Philippines signed a $374.96 million deal with BrahMos Aerospace Pvt. Ltd. for the supply of shore based anti-ship variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile. This is the first export order for the missile which is a joint product between India and Russia and also the biggest defence export contract of the country. This … Read more

DMPQ-Explain the phenomenon of Inversion of Temperature. Also discuss it’s Geographical significance.

The phenomenon in which temperature increases with increasing altitude temporarily and locally under certain conditions is known as inversion of temperature. Inversion is usually of short duration but quite common nonetheless. Long winter night, clear sky, dry air and absence of winds leads to quick radiation of heat from the earth’s surface, as well as … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss the recent efforts by India to reduce the pollution caused by coal mines.

The impact of mining activities involving drilling, blasting, loading, and transport of coal is the generation and dispersion of suspended particulate matter in the atmosphere for which various air pollution control measures have been prescribed. Generation and propagation of dust are controlled at the source by the installation of fixed sprinklers at CHPs, coal stockyards, … Read more

DMPQ-Define Knowledge centric Development. Discuss India’s position on this paradigm

The Knowledge-centric Development is a system of consumption and production that is based on intellectual capital. In particular, it refers to the ability to capitalize on scientific discoveries and basic and applied research. In a knowledge economy, a significant component of value may thus consist of intangible assets such as the value of its workers’ … Read more

DMPQ-Write an essay on Currents of Atlantic Ocean.

To the north and south of the equator, there are two westward-moving currents, i.e., the North and the South Equatorial Currents. Between these two, there is the counter equatorial current which moves from west to east. The South Equatorial Current bifurcates into two branches near the Cape De Sao Roque in Brazil and its northern … Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss the intensity of Human trafficking issue in India. Mention major constitutional and legal provisions associated with the curbing of Human trafficking.

Human trafficking is the process of trapping people through the use of violence, deception or coercion and exploiting them for financial or personal gain. According to NCRB reports, between 2011 and 2018, the total number of cases of human trafficking recorded in the country was 35,983. 3 In 5 People Trafficked Were Children. People are … Read more

DMPQ-. Write an essay on RBI’s plan to launch an digital currency.

In the Budget presented for 2022-23, Finance Minister had announced the introduction of India’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and that the digital rupee would give a ‘big boost’ to digital economy. Finance Minister had indicated that technologies such as blockchain would be used by the Reserve Bank of India to issue the currency, starting … Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss the different types movements of Ocean Water.

The major movements of the ocean waters can be classified into three. They are: Waves Tides Ocean Currents Waves and the ocean currents are horizontal movements of ocean waters while the tide is a kind of vertical movement of the ocean water. Waves Waves are nothing but the oscillatory movements that result in the rise … Read more

DMPQ-Throw light on key findings of Global Food Security Index 2021. Critically Evaluate India’s status as well.

The Global Food Security Index 2021 was released and has been news.  India ranked 71st on the Global Food Security index 2021 of 113 nations. Pakistan (with 52.6 points) scored better than India (50.2 points) in the category of food affordability. Sri Lanka was even better with 62.9 points in this category on the GFS … Read more

DMPQ-What is shadow entrepreneurship? explain how corona crisis has worsened the problem of shadow entrepreneurship.

Shadow entrepreneurs manage a business that sells legitimate goods and services but they do not register their businesses. Shadow entrepreneurship is a key factor affecting economic development, both in a positive and negative sense. Moreover, India has one of the highest numbers of shadow entrepreneurs in the world and with a rising gig economy, understanding … Read more

DMPQ-Throw light on the Objectives and Accomplishments of AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank).

Objectives of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Promoting sustainable economic development, creating wealth, and augmenting infrastructure connectivity in Asia by investing in infrastructure & other productive sectors. Fostering regional partnership & cooperation to address developmental challenges by working in tandem with other bilateral and multilateral developmental institutions. Enhancing investment in private & public capital for development … Read more

DMPQ-Adaptation and Acclimatization to Climate crisis is the best way forward to deal with the Climate Change Problem.” Discuss.

. Rising temperatures have led to a sharp increase in climate extreme events in recent years. The current trend of catastrophic climate events results from a mere 0.6 °C temperature rise in the last 100 years. Ignoring low probability risks could be catastrophic for the economy as well as society. COVID-19 could be nature’s warning … Read more

DMPQ-“Monopolistic Practices of Big tech companies are creating multitudes of problems around the globe.” Discuss.

With the Internet playing a central role in determining how humans live and work, a few big technology companies have gathered remarkable clout. Big Tech firms, also known as GAFA (Amazon, Apple, Google, Facebook), are the largest and most dominant companies in the information technology industry of the United States. Many have speculated it may … Read more

DMPQ-Throw light on Plastic Waste Management rules, 2016 and discuss it’s significance.

The plastic waste management rules 2016 have been amended to speed up the elimination of single-use plastics and promote alternatives. The Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016 aimed to: Increase the minimum thickness of plastic carry bags from 40 to 50 microns and stipulate minimum thickness of 50 microns for plastic sheets also to facilitate collection … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss how Climate change is effecting world’s Coral reefs.

Coral reefs harbour the highest biodiversity of any ecosystem globally and directly support over 500 million people worldwide, mostly in poor countries. They are among the most threatened ecosystems on Earth, largely due to unprecedented global warming and climate changes, combined with growing local pressures. A spike of 1–2°C in ocean temperatures sustained over several … Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss the recent breakthrough treatment in treating AIDS via stem cell transplantation.

There is considerable excitement in the world of medicine after scientists reported that a woman living with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and administered an experimental treatment is likely ‘cured’. Only three people so far are known to have been cured of HIV. A patient with leukaemia in the United States has become the first woman … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss the major features of Dam safety Act,2021. Mention it’s Need as well

Features of the act The National Committee on Dam Safety will be constituted and will be chaired by the chairperson, Central Water Commission. Functions of the committee will include formulating policies and regulations regarding dam safety standards and prevention of dam failures, analyzing the causes of major dam failures, and suggesting changes in dam safety … Read more

DMPQ-Explain how nature based efforts against climate change crisis can be an effective solution to the problem.

The environment, energy and climate ministers from the ‘Group of 20’ (G20) economies expressed their commitments towards addressing the challenges presented by urbanisation, climate change and biodiversity loss. A major emphasis was placed on the inclusion of nature-based solutions (NbS) in fight against the climate crisis. Nature-based solutions (NbS) to climate change involve conserving, restoring … Read more

DMPQ-. Discuss the Erosional Landforms formed by Wind.

Pediplains When the high relief structures in deserts are reduced to low featureless plains by the activities of wind, they are called as Pediplains. Deflation Hollows Deflation is the removal of loose particles from the ground by the action of wind. When deflation causes a shallow depression by persistent movements of wind, they are called … Read more

DMPQ-What are the issues related with the women Education in India. Discuss the significance of recently launched Kanya Shiksha Pravesh Utsav’ scheme in this regard. Mention other programmes for women’s Education as well.

Issues associated with women education Gap in upper primary and secondary schooling: While female enrolment has increased rapidly since the 1990s, there is still a substantial gap in upper primary and secondary schooling. High drop-out rates: Increased female enrolment is, compromised by persistently high rates of drop-out and poor attendance of girls relative to boys. … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss the major causes of soil degradation.

Soil erosion: Among the agents, water is considered as the main cause of soil erosion. Main agents of soil erosion are (1) Water, (2) Wind, (3) Waves and (4) Glaciers Removal of the top layer of soil by various means, which include both natural events and human activities, is called as soil erosion. Decline of … Read more

DMPQ-What is Gorkhaland issue ? Discuss the rationale behind the demand for separated statehood for Gorkha region in West Bengal.

Gorkhaland consists of Nepali-speaking people of Darjeeling, Kalimpong, Kurseong and other hilly districts of West-Bengal. The people belonging to these areas have ethical, cultural and language differences with the Bengali community of West-Bengal. The demand of Darjeeling as a separate administrative region dates back to 1907. But, the term “Gorkhaland” was coined recently, in the … Read more

DMPQ-Trace the past incidents which led the Russia-Ukraine Conflict.

Following the 2004 Presidential election in Ukraine, a series of protests and civil unrest occurred in the country, dubbed the Orange Revolution.  The corruption and malpractice charges in voting alleged by the protestors were upheld by the Supreme Court and the court annulled the election results. Viktor Yushchenko was declared the winner following the re-election. … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss the history, court rulings and controversy associated with the Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu.

Jallikattu is a bull taming event practiced in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations. Jallikattu is recently in news because of the Supreme Court rulings, Government interventions and agitations from the public against the Jallikattu ban. Jalikattu is believed to have been practiced since at least 2500 years. A seal from Indus Valley … Read more

DMPQ-Discuss different types of physical or mechanical weathering.

. Physical or mechanical weathering processes depend on some applied forces. Unloading and Expansion Removal of overlying rock load because of continued erosion causes vertical pressure release. Thus, the upper layers of the remaining rock expand to produce disintegration of rock masses. Fractures will develop roughly parallel to the ground surface. In areas of curved … Read more

DMPQ-“Russia-Ukraine conflict is a huge challenge before Indian Diplomacy.” Discuss.

India has long maintained a cautious silence on the Russia-Ukraine conflict issue. But recently India has spoken in the matter and called for peaceful resolution of the issue through sustained diplomatic efforts for long-time peace and stability.  New Delhi and Moscow have a time-tested and reliable relationship especially with Russia being a major arms supplier … Read more

DMPQ-What is the concept of recycling in economy ? discuss the potential of recycling in Indian economy.

In India, we are driven by need — conserve and reuse to save money. As incomes rise, behaviour could tilt towards throwaway choices. Responsibility requires that, by understanding the impact of our choices, we reduce our footprint. Finally, recognition of business opportunities towards wealth creation from recycling and reuse. As economies evolve, we see these … Read more

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