[Solved] “Institutional quality is a crucial driver of economic performance”. In this context, suggest reforms in Civil Service for Strengthening Democracy. (UPSC GS -2 Mains 2020)

Institutional quality in a majority rules system decides how effective the public authority hardware sticks to the standards of public help, law and order, and social equity. One such establishment is the Civil Services, which goes about as a connection between the Government and Citizenry and reinforces vote-based system. Economic performance of any country primarily … Read more

The federal government on One Nation One election: UPSC

Very recently, the Hon’ble President of India and the Hon’ble Prime Minister strongly pitched their support for holding the One Nation One election(simultaneous elections) at public forums. The Hon’ble President noted “With some election or the other throughout the year, normal activities of the government come to a standstill because of code of conduct. This … Read more

Gupkar Declaration :Why is it vital?

What’s Gupkar Declaration? (Gupkar Declaration): Narendra Modi regime abrogated Article 370 of the Indian Structure that offered particular standing to Jammu and Kashmir and determined to bifurcate the state into two union territories — J&Okay and Ladakh. The Gupkar declaration was a bid to guard the particular standing of J&Okay by standing united, and mentioned … Read more

Mission Karmayog- National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)

Note : Short summary is available at the bottom of the article Mission Karmayogi”-National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB) ● New National Architecture for Civil Services Capacity Building ● Comprehensive reform of the capacity building apparatus at individual, institutional and process levels for efficient public service delivery. ● PM led HR Council to … Read more

PMJDY accountholders receive Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) from the Government under various schemes

PMJDY was announced by Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in his Independence Day address on 15th August 2014. While launching the programme on 28th August, the Prime Minister had described the occasion as a festival to celebrate the liberation of the poor from a vicious cycle. On the 6th Anniversary of PMJDY, Union Minister for Finance … Read more

How does the NRA(National Recruitment Agency help eliminating multiple recruiting tests?

National Recruitment Agency will prove to be a blessing for crores of youngsters. Through the frequent Eligibility Test, it is going to eliminate multiple evaluations and save precious time as well as resources. This may also be a big boost to transparency. The National Recruitment Agency (NRA) was first intended by the government in the … Read more

Significance of Primary Agriculture Credit Society

Primary Agriculture Credit Society(PACS), with historical challenges of financial viability and shortage of qualified human resources, manage this transition? A separate line of credit has been set up under AIF by earmarking concessional refinance of `5,000 crores at 3% during FY21. PACS will get term-loans at 4%, which, with interest subvention under AIF, will come … Read more


Government intends to develop an upgraded variant of National Water Policy with crucial changes in government structures and regulatory frame. Building consensus among the countries within the constitutional framework is your pre-condition for producing this varies. National Water policy has been devised to regulate the preparation and development of water sources and their best use. … Read more

[Malnutrition]: Why addressing Malnutrition is important for India?

India’s Malnutrition Challenge: Our National Shame Context: In the context of the recently released Global Nutrition Report 2020, we shall analyze the status of nutrition in India. Malnutrition: It refers to deficiencies, excesses or imbalances in a person’s intake of nutrients. It includes both under and over nutrition. Malnutrition manifests itself in the form of: … Read more

UPSC-What is Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act(CAATSA): U.S.A’s Position on CAATSA

CAATSA is a special law enacted. Its “ultimate aim”, in the words of a senior official of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, “is to prevent revenue from flowing to the Russian Government.” Toward that end, the sanctions are meant to prevent “significant transactions,” a term that laws have been left undefined. However, in announcing sanctions … Read more