General Studies

Important Topics: Indirect Tax Reforms - Facilitative Tax Regime

http://iasplanner.com/civilservices/images/Income-Tax.jpgTaxes whether direct or indirect plays a very important role in national building. In the scheme of indirect taxes Central Board of Excise & Custom (CBEC), a statuary body constituted under Central Board of Revenue Act 1963, has been tasked with formulation and implementation of policy concerning indirect taxes which creates

Important Topics: Indian Textiles - Global Scenario (India and World)

Indian TextileGlobal recovery continues, but at an ever slowing and increasingly fragile pace – In 2015, the volume of world trade continued to grow slowly, recording weak but positive growth of 2.7%. Demand in global market across sectors, remains muted but amid a slowdown, India’s textile sector managed to grow approx 1% in Financial Year 2016.

Important Topics: Khadi - A Zero Carbon Footprint Industry

KhadiQuestion: The potential of Khadi as an instrument of poverty alleviation was recognised by our early planners. While the output and employment of Khadi and Village Industries have grown manifold during the last five decades, their role in the context of the new paradigm of development has been questioned. Discuss!

Important Topics: Technical Textiles - The Sunrise Industry

http://www.iasplanner.com/civilservices/images/Technical-Textile.jpgQuestion: What do you understand by Technical Textile. What are its benefits over conventional textile. Analyse the scope of technical textile in emerging as a sunrise industry.

Textiles engineered for specific end-use requirement are called Technical Textile (TT). These textiles are preferred for technical end use over plastics,

Important Topics: Growing Violence Against Women

http://www.iasplanner.com/civilservices/images/Vishaka-Guidelines.jpgAny act of gender based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. As per the National Crime Record Bureau for the year 2014,

Important Topics: Women in Indian Freedom Struggle

Sarala Devi ChaudhuraniThe question of social reform remained alive in the nationalist debates during freedom struggle. Women’s consciousness around social and national question grew simultaneously. Both men and women were leading the social reform movements since the 1880s and among various debates ‘Personal is Political’ was the recurring theme.

Important Topics: Women’s Empowerment - The Government Perspective

http://www.iasplanner.com/civilservices/images/Women-Empowerment.jpgWomen’s empowerment is a complex issue and it is an enabling process which will only be achieved when an improvement in the condition of women in terms of health, education, safety and security (including social security, financial security etc.) is achieved.

Important Topics: Women’s Empowerment in the Indian Context

http://www.iasplanner.com/civilservices/images/WOMENS-EMPOWERMENT.jpgGender equality and women’s empowerment are essential for the development and well-being of families, communities and nations. Due to prevalence of patriarchy women have been discriminated not only in India but in most parts of the world. Violence against women is a part of the system and according to UN, one out of

Bring out and discuss the ethical issues involved: Kierkegaard’s ideal of ‘Leap of Faith’.

Civil Services Main Examination

General Studies (Paper - 4) : Model Question & Answers


Question: A poor man has an ailing wife, he has spent all his savings and money on her

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