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National & Social Issues

National & Social Issues

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Ghanshyam Thori Issues of National & Social ImportanceGhanshyam Thori Issues of National & Social Importance
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National & Social Issues – Issues of National ImportanceWomen & Child Welfare & Gender Issues
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What were the main recommendations of the Platform fro Action (PFA) adopted at the BeijingWomen Conference, 1995? (30 Marks)
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Discuss the steps to get rid of child labour in India. (30 Marks)
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Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS)
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What are the social & economic consequences of abolishing Child Labour in India (30 Marks).
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Discuss the steps taken by the government to check child labour & promote child welfare (30 marks).
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Explain the social constraints in bringing about gender equality in Indian Society. (10 Marks).
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Female Foeticide (2 Marks).
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Equal rights for women in Parental property. (2 Marks).
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Rehabilitation of Street Children in India (2 Marks).
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The issues of Gender Equality in India (10 Marks).
Education:
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Bring out the issues involved in implementing compulsory primary education in India. (10 Marks)
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Discuss the impact of globalization of higher education in India. (30 Marks)
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Discuss the implications of the recent Supreme Court verdict on reservations in private & minorityeducational institutions.
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Is greater spending on education linked to higher discuss? Discuss (10 Marks).
Population & Public Health:
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Use of Information technology in health management in India.
·
Review the population policy of the Govt. of India giving the distinguishing features.
Rehabilitation/Social Issues to be Addressed:
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What are the problems related to the rehabilitation of the mentally challenged persons in India. (10Marks)
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RCI (Rehabilitation council of India) (2 Marks).
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Rehabilitation of Street Children in India (2 Marks).
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Identify type of Disabilities. (10 Marks).
·
Write briefly about the programs for Welfare of the Disabled. (10 Marks).
Welfare Schemes for the Development
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What is PURA (Providing Urban Amenities to Rural Areas)? Discuss its major objectives (30 Marks).
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Housing for all by 2010 is the goal set by the National Habitat Policy. How far is it achievable? (10Marks).
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What is TRIFED? What are its objectives? (10 Marks).
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Swarn Jayanti Gram Swaraj Yojana (10 Marks)
International Social Programs/UN Programs
 
Ghanshyam Thori Issues of National & Social ImportanceGhanshyam Thori Issues of National & Social Importance
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Explain UNDP report on Human Development in India (10 Marks).
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What are the UNDP indicators with reference to planning process? (10 Marks).
Politics:
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What is value-based politics? (10 Marrks)
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Suggest measures for the eradication of wide spread corruption in Public Life in India. (30 Marks).
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What are the preconditions for growth of Civil Society? Is Indian Democracy conducive to it? (10Marks).
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What is the composition of the electoral college for the election of President of the Indian Republic?How is the value of votes counted? (10 Marks).
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Law Commission of India (10 Marks).
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Public Interest Litigation. Who can file it & under what circumstances can it be rejected by the courtof law?
Human Rights
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Discuss the provisions of the Human Rights Protection Act (1993) relating to following (30 Marks)a)Definition of Human Rights b)Composition of National Human Rights Commissionc)Functions of the Commissiond)What suggestions have been made for amending the Act for making the role of NHRC moreeffective
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Discuss the propositions laid down by the Supreme Court of India in the context of torture in prisons& human dignity. (30 Marks).
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What are the Human Rights issues involved in relation to the arrest of M. Karunanidhi in Tamilnadu inJuly 2001? (10 Marks)
Economy:
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Explain the implications of the implementation of Intellectual Property Clauses in our patent lawregime after joining WTO (30 Marks).
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What is WTO? What are India’s objections to its overall functioning?
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Explain full convertibility of Indian Rupee. (10 Marks).
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What do we understand by “Doha Round” of talks (10 Marks).
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Business Process Outsourcing. (2 Marks)
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E-Commerce (2 Marks).
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Footloose Industries
·
What is Enterprise Resource Planning (10 Marks).
National/International Culture:
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Differentiate between Natural & Cultural Heritage (10 Marks)
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Lalit Kala Academy (10 Marks)
 
Ghanshyam Thori Issues of National & Social ImportanceGhanshyam Thori Issues of National & Social Importance
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Yakshagana
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The Statue of Liberty
·
 Natural & Cultural Heritage (10 Marks – 
Repeat
Question)
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Statue of Liberty (2 Marks – 
Repeat
).
Energy:
·
What is energy independence? Discuss how India can be transformed into an “Energy-Independent Nation”. (10 Marks).
Biology - Science & Technology:
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What is Stealth Technology? (10 Marks).
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Discuss the significance of GSLV in space research (10 Marks).
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Biotechnology boom may pave a golden path for India. (10 Marks).
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Discuss the utility of Direct to Home in broadcasting system. (10 Marks).
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Genome (2 Marks).
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Genetically Modified seeds (2 Marks).
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Anthrax
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Radiation & its effects (2 Marks)
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Genome (2 Marks – 
Repeat
)
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Discuss Human Genome (10 Marks).
Environment – Agriculture - Geography
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What is disaster management? Discuss the steps taken to tackle natural disasters. (30 Marks).
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What is Eco Tourism? (10 Marks).
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Write briefly about Desert Development Program? (10 Marks).
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What is Integrated Wasteland Development Program (10 Marks).
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How has the dwindling of barbed variety of rice affected the Siliguri – Bagdogra with respect to man-animal conflict? (10 Marks).
National Current Affairs:
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The Lokpal Bill (10 Marks).
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Prime Minister’s 5 point agenda for India’s development as a knowledge society. (10 Marks).
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What are the linkages to be developed under the Knowledge Revolution for Rural India Plan (10Marks).
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 National Knowledge Commission (2 Marks).
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What is the Prime Minister’s Five Point agenda for India’s development as Knowledge Society. (10marks – 
Repeat
)
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Sethusamudram Project. (10 Marks).
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Ban on Bar Dancing (2 Marks).
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Inter-State river water dispute has once again assumed center stage after the Punjab’s Assembly’s Billterminating all previous accord on river waters. Discuss (30 Marks – 
Important for this year – Cauvery – Final Verdict
)
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Distinctive feature of the Lokpal bill introduced in the Parliament this year? (10 Marks – 
Repeat
).

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