Tag - gs2

[Diplomacy] UN Secretary General: Selection, Appointment, Powers, Signifiance, Limitations, Antonio Guterres for UPSC Prelims and Mains GS2

Selection process of UN Secretary General Latest selection: Antonio Guterres Informal rotation system UN Secretary General: significance and limitations Selection process of UN Secretary General Q. Discuss in brief, the selection procedure for the post of United Nations Secretary General. संयुक्त राष्ट्र महासचिव पद की चयन [...]

[Studyplan] MPPSC Mains GS1 and GS2: Priority Revision topics

Disclaimer MPPSC GS1 (Mains) Some peculiarities / Strangeness about GS1 History Culture Geography Environment Biodiversity (EnB) Disaster Management Agriculture Census related Polity International Affairs & Institutions Sci-Tech Economy Yearbook Topics Social issues/Democracy development Sports, Misc.GK, PIN (person in news) GS Paper2: Part 1 [...]

root cause analysis

[GS2] Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), Sevottam Framework, E-Office

Prologue Functions of department Administrative Reforms Sevottam Service Delivery National e-Governance Plan (NeGP) E-Office CPGRAM: Online Redressal Governance Knowledge Centre National E-Governance Conference Record Retention Schedule (RTI) Misc. Functions of DARPG e-Sugam Aarogyam Awards/conferences United Nations Public Service Awards #1: Mass Contact Programme [...]

[GS2] Department of Personnel & Training, Vigilance: functions, United Nations Convention against Corruption, fodder points for GS4

Prologue Functions of Pension department Pensioners’ Portal Functions of DoPT Recruitment /Appointment boards Recruiting agency vs Personnel agency Reservation in recruitment Training Administrative Vigilance UNCAC Integrity Pact Stability of Tenure Commercial Employment RTI related work Joint Consultative Machinery (JCM) BOARD OF ARBITRATION (BOA) [...]

Personnel Ministry releases Marksheets of 2012 Civil Service Toppers with scores in individual papers-Essay, GS1, GS2, Opt1, Opt2 and Interview

(Article not important as such) but posting for the archive record, because government site arbitrarily remove files from their servers. Earlier UPSC had released the list of marks for 2012’s Toppers. Click me. But that list did not contain marks in individual papers (i.e. essay, GS1, [...]

Government Policies

[Revision] GS2 Economy: MAKE in India, Government Policies-Interventions for Manufacturing, Factories, Labour, Skill Development

Prologue [Block 1] Policies New Industrial policy 1991 National MFG policy 2011 National IT policy 2012 New Telecom Policy 2012 [Block-2] Make in India (MII) Why Make in India? MII: FIVE-mechanism IPR protection (GS3) [Block-3] Labor Factory reforms Why need factory/labour reforms Factory [...]

IMF quota reforms

[Revision] GS2: Economy- IR/Diplomacy/Treaties-Agreements affecting India’s ECONOMIC INTERESTS

Prologue [Block 1] Economic Bodies-IMF, BRICS Bank, AIIB Why IMF quota-governance reforms Why need BRICS, AIIB? BRICS Bank, Shanghai AIIB, Beijing UNICITRAL: [Block-2] WTO, treaties affecting Indian interests WTO: structure-function WTO: SPS agreement [Block-3] WTO AoA, Peace Clause, Food subsidies, TFA, Bali WTO: [...]

GS3 Mains 2014 Paper Analysis

[Download] UPSC Mains-2014: GS2-Polity, Governance, Policies, Schemes, International Bodies, Diplomacy

Analysis INSTRUCTIONS for General studies paper-2 (GS2) Constitution (50m) Governance, Administration, Bodies (30m) Policies: Economic sectors (20m) Policies: HRD /Welfare type (50m) IR/Diplomacy (50m) Question Paper: Linear Format Bogus marketing propaganda Analysis Overall, same like GS1- wordlimit decreased but vagueness and complexity increased. But some [...]

L8P4-Climate-Change-ipcc-report

[Economy Lecture] GS2: UNFCCC Lima Summit, Paris Summit Post-2020 Kyoto framework for Climate Change & India’s Stand

Prologue L8/P4: IPCC-5th Assessment Report, UNFCCC, Rio Earth Summit L8/P5: Kyoto to Lima to Paris Post-2020 Climate framework L8/P6: Climate Finance mechanisms: National and International level Prologue On 5th May 2015, my session on environment part-1: National Environment issues-green law panel recommendations. As such [...]

ML5-P1-Role of NGO, Civil services and pressure groups in democracy for UPSC Mains GS2 paper

[Mains Revision] (GS3) Investment Models- Hybrid Annuity, Swiss Challenge; IPR Policy; (GS2) NGO & Pressure Groups

Prologue ML5/P1: Role of NGO, Pressure Groups & Civil services in Democracy ML5/P2: (GS3) Investment Models: Hybrid Annuity, Swiss Challenge ML5/P3: IPR Policy, Utility Model, Special 301 report Prologue Day#5 of my lecture series on Mains revision. Lecture Videos available under: Youtube.com/user/TheMrunalPatel PowerPoints Available under Mrunal.org/Download ML5/P1: [...]

China Yuan SDR inclusion, Stock market crash

[Mains Revision] (GS2) Yuan inclusion in SDR, China Stock market crash, SCO membership: Effects on Indian economy

Prologue ML5/P4: Chinese Yuan inclusion in SDR, Black Monday Stock Market Crash ML5/P5: India’s SCO membership, TPP-yarn forward rule Prologue Day#5 of my lecture series on Mains revision. Lecture Videos available under: Youtube.com/user/TheMrunalPatel PowerPoints Available under Mrunal.org/Download ML5/P4: Chinese Yuan inclusion in SDR, Black Monday Stock Market [...]

Analysis of Polity section UPSC Mains General Studies Paper-2 (GS2) in 2015

[Download] UPSC Mains-2015: General Studies Paper-2 (GS2), incl. past papers topicwise sorted; observation, analysis

Instructions for GS2 Papers GS2 Mains-2015: Question Paper in Linear Format Observations / Analysis of Mains-2015 GS2 Paper Current and Contemporary One year after expiry date Lame ducks Sectors, services and intervention Sacred cow called SHG finding fault of the Government When Bookie [...]