Why UPSC extra attempt  is a necessary good? (due to Covid-19 impact)

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On 20th March, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) made an announcement that no extra attempt will be provided to all candidates appearing for the UPSC exams in 2020 and 2021. This announcement is a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on the examinations process. With lakhs of students affected by this decision, … Read more

[GS Solved2019]Highlight the central Asian and Greco-Bactrian elements in the Gandhara art

Hi, here you can find all previous years solved papers in simple language as per the demand of UPSC Standards Introduction Gandhara School of art was the essence of the Cultural Revolution. Present-day west Pakistan and eastern Afghanistan. Gandhara school of art flourished in the region west of the river Indus. The region was dominated … Read more

Ecology: Learn how India’s critically endangered gharial reverted back from the brink of extinction

It is dusk in the rainy morning at Valmiki Nagar in the West Champaran district of the state of Bihar the rains are untimely it’s the end of February and especially disappointing for Dr. Samir Kumar Sinha and his associate soubrette Kumar Barrera conservationists at the Wildlife Trust of India no Sun would mean barely … Read more

[Solved] Coastal sand mining, whether legal or illegal, poses one of the biggest threats to our environment. Analyze the impact of sand mining along the Indians coasts, citing specific examples.      (UPSC GS-3 Mains 2019) The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a report, Sand and Sustainability: Finding new solutions for environmental governance of global … Read more

Rise of artificial intelligence: the threat of jobless future or better job opportunities through reskilling and upskilling-UPSC Essay 2019

The first industrial revolution used the energy of water and steam to mechanize production. The second is to use electrical energy for mass production. The third uses electronics and information technology to automate production. Today, the world is on the verge of the fourth industrial revolution, which will use artificial intelligence (AI) and big data analysis to make machines the master of the entire production process. The three industrial revolutions reduced job opportunities in the world and concentrated the wealth of the world in the hands of a few people. The fourth point will further accelerate this process and reduce the degree of financial inclusion. Many scientists worry that the Fourth Industrial Revolution will have a serious impact … Read more

Transparency: Definition and Overview

Transparency has been defined by the Second Administrative Reforms Commission as, the‘availability of information to the general public and clarity about functioning of governmentalinstitutions.’ Further, Vishwanath and Kaufmann (1999) have defined transparency as the “increased flowof timely and reliable information, which is accessible to all relevant stakeholders”. Thisperspective emphasizes not only the availability of information, … Read more

Mindful manifesto is the catalyst to a tranquil self

The situation of labour in India remains abysmal and the role of the state remains an important factor. Since its inception the post-colonial state has been ambivalent towards its responsibilities towards labour. During colonial rule one finds evidence of a more interventionist state. After Independence, while India had passed a robust set of labour laws … Read more