Daily Practice Sheet 24 August 2020
- August 24, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPS
Daily Prelims Topic
- BIS standards for drinking water
- State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) report
- National Council for Transgender Persons.
- Phase 3 trial
- ASEEM portal
- Farm sector GDP vs Overall GDP
- In India, only 7 per cent of older people have smartphones.
- India loses many lives to fires each year: at 12,748 accidental deaths in 2018, nearly double the number caused by forces of nature, according to NCRB data.
- Kalapani and Susta
Daily Mains Mantra
GS 1: Society
- Women constituting about 50 percent of India’s population, progress cannot be achieved unless they are given equal opportunities in all spheres. In this context, analyze the hurdles in women empowerment and ways to achieve it. [Reference: PIB]
- COVID-19 has exposed the economic and social vulnerabilities of the aged population. Discuss the government policy on elderly population. [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 2: Governance
- What are the reasons behind high prevalence of malnutrition in India? What are the steps taken by government to address it? [Reference: The Hindu]
GS 2: IR
- Recognizing the challenge of the Sino-Pak alliance is necessarily the first step in India’s neighborhood policy. Examine. [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 3: Economy
- What is monetary policy committee? What are its mandate? In last 4 years how successful it has been in controlling inflation and spurring economic growth? [Reference: Indian Express]
- What is Insolvency and Bankruptcy code? Why it is needed for India? Suggest reforms to further enhance its role. [Reference: Indian Express]
- India is staring at a historic contraction of GDP. Discuss the reasons. [Reference: Indian Express]
GS 3: Environment
- How corona pandemic is linked to our unsustainable exploitation of environment? How “One Health” approach can deal with rising cases of zoonotic diseases?
- Bats play a unique role in maintaining ecosystem structure, making a singular contribution to our food production, economy and well-being. Critically evaluate. [Reference: DowntoEarth]