IASbhai Daily Mains Answer Writing Practise Caravan | 17th Nov 2020

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Dear Aspirants
IASbhai Mains Answer Writing Practise Caravan is an initiative to frame UPSC Mains questions everyday from the major Editorials of leading Newspapers in India which are most relevant to UPSC preparation –‘THE HINDU, LIVEMINT , INDIAN EXPRESS’ and help millions of readers who find difficulty in answer writing and making notes everyday. Here we choose two questions from editorials on daily basis and analyse them with respect to UPSC MAINS 2020-21

To get your answers evaluated from our dedicated Team , Your answer should meet following criteria :

  • Date and time on the top of margin.
  • Question written neatly above the margin.
  • The answer should be minimum 250 words.

QUESTION NO 1 : “War against virus

      HEADLINES:

War against virus

      CENTRAL THEME:

Herd immunity debate shows that both scientific and moral judgement matters in Covid battle.

SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 3 : Diseases : Health

      MAINS QUESTION:

The COVID-19 situation underscores the importance of combining good science with prudent judgment to meet the needs of large populations. Comment -(GS 3)

      LEARNING: 

  • Herd Immunity
  • Sero Surveillance
  • A community Approach
  • Issues and Solutions.

      INTRODUCTION:

  • What is Herd Immunity ?

      BODY: 

  • Minimum threshold levels for Herd Immunity
  • Approaches
  • Communitarianism – Definition / essence / Discussion.
  • Balances and Risks

      CONCLUSION: 

  • Vulnerabilities
  • Way Forward
     SOURCES:  THE IE  | 17th Nov Mains Answer Writing Practise Caravan

QUESTION NO 2 : “A policy framework in step with technology

      HEADLINES:

Needed, a policy framework in step with technology

      CENTRAL THEME:

With the rapid pace of technology blurring boundaries, a holistic view of schemes is a must

SYLLABUS COVERED: GS 2  : Governance

      MAINS QUESTION:

Schemes and policies need to be tuned with rapid pace of technology .Suggest few must needed steps in digitisation and electronification for Good Governance -(GS 2)

      LEARNING: 

  • Role of technology in Good Governance
  • Parameters of Good Governance
  • Way Forward

      INTRODUCTION: 

  • Definition- data computing and information technology.
  • Moore’s Law

      BODY: 

  • Data is the new currency
  • Evolution of technologies
  • Working in Silos
  • Segregation of Policies

      CONCLUSION: 

  • Effective implementation of Schemes and Policies
  • Way Forward
     SOURCES:  THE HINDU  | 17th Nov Mains Answer Writing Practise Caravan

 

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SYNOPSIS : The Hindu Editorial Hunt 

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