This category contains articles that have became irreverent after UPSC syllabus change in 2013 and or those articles that require further elaboration to handle new variety of questions in the exam

(Nov-2013) Write Articles, Win IR/Diplomacy Books +Free Notes as “Consolation” prize for everyone, 25th Nov last date to submit

Update: competition over and result has been declared. click me to see it Technical Requirements Where to send the article? Topic Requirements Language Requirements: Good Faith Requirements: About the IR/Diplomacy Book Prizes Peu Ghosh Shashi Tharoor VP Dutt FAQ [...]

By |2014-09-30T16:20:42+05:3005/11/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |27 Comments

[Result] October Writing Competition + Revision notes for everyone: Border Security, bilateral relation, Constitution comparision, culture, and more

@Mains 2013 Contenders: UPSC uploaded hallticket, Prologue Platinum Category The Three winners Gold category Silver category Bronze category Optional Subject Download the Zip file Epilogue Prologue Here comes the result for the Writing competition of October 2013. Zip [...]

By |2014-09-30T16:20:43+05:3001/11/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |79 Comments

(October 2013) Write Articles, Win World History Books +Free Notes as “Consolation” prize for everyone, 25th Oct last date to submit

Technical Requirements Where to send the article? Topic Requirements: Language Requirements: Good Faith About the World History books Jain and Mathur: A History of the Modern World Norman Lowe: Mastering Modern World History Arjun Dev: History of the World [...]

By |2014-09-30T16:20:43+05:3006/10/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |32 Comments

[Result] September Writing Competition + Revision notes for everyone: representation of people’s Act, internal security, infrastructure and more

Prologue No. of entries received Goodwill Contributions Top-12 3-Winners Top-25 Top-44 Other Notable Entries Rejected entries Download ZIP file Prologue A writing competition was held in September. (Last date to submit was 25th September 2013) All good entries combined [...]

By |2014-09-30T16:20:43+05:3001/10/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |130 Comments

[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 4 of 4): Physically Disabled, Elderly, Nomadic, Denotified Tribes, Drug junkies and Beggars

Persons with Disabilities Persons with Disabilities: Schemes ARUNIM ADIP DDRS DDRC Pvt. Jobs ALIMCO Jaipur Foot 12th FYP: PH welfare Education Disabled friendly Environment Review existing laws Task for individual ministry (Draft) National Youth Policy 2012 (NYP12): Salient Features [...]

By |2015-01-26T11:24:26+05:3023/05/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |36 Comments

[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 3 of 4): Women and Child Development, Saksham, Priyadarshini, Dhanlaxmi & yes ofcourse SABLA

Prologue Interval Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY) Rashtriya Bal Swasthya karyakram Saksham Women Schemes: Women n Girls Ahimsa messengers Beijing platform for action CEDAW CSWB Poorna Shakti Kendras Priyadarshini SABLA Saksham STEP Swadhar Greh Ujjawala Schemes: Mother-Child Rashtriya [...]

By |2015-01-26T11:21:37+05:3023/05/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |24 Comments

[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 2 of 4): SC, ST, OBC, Minorities: welfare schemes, 12th FYP targets

Scheduled Castes Scholarships: Higher Education (SC+ST) Protection of Civil Rights Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana (PMAGY) Manual Scavenging 11th FYP: SC welfare 12th FYP: SC welfare goals/targets Scheduled Tribes Constitutional provisions States without ST communities PESA 1996 PESA: problems? [...]

By |2015-01-26T11:21:37+05:3021/05/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |47 Comments

[Economic Survey Ch13] Human Development (Part 1 of 4): HDI-2012, HDR-2013, Poverty lines, Aajeevika, Tendulkar, Sreesanth, Saxena, Sengupta

Prologue Human Development Index (HDI) HDI=Geometric Mean HDR: last three reports HDI index 2012 Tie in HDI? Experimental Indexes #1: Inequality adjusted HDI (IHDI) #2: Gender Inequality Index? #3: Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) Poverty Tendulkar vs Saxena? Saxena vs [...]

By |2015-01-26T11:21:37+05:3021/05/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |26 Comments

[Economic Survey Ch12] Sustainable Development, Climate Change (Part 2 of 3): SVA-GRIHA, Bachat Lamp Yojana, SEEP

Industries Eco-industrial parks (EIP) Steel Cement Thermal Power Vs Solar power? Coal gasification Transport Vehicle Fuel Efficiency Programme Rail freight Water-Borne Freight Public transport Green Building Codes Energy Conservation Building Code ADARSH GRIHA Sva-GRIHA Electrical appliances Bachat Lamp Yojana [...]

By |2015-01-26T11:21:38+05:3016/05/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |12 Comments

[Economic Survey Ch11] Infrastructure (Part 2 of 2) Electricity, Renewable Energy, Bagasse Cogeneration

Electricity The Electricity Act,2003 Central Electricity Authority (CEA), PSU under Power Ministry Statutory bodies under Power Ministry Ultra Mega Power Project Initiatives National Grid Nuke Sites in India Hydropower North-East: power problems Rural Electrification RGGVY Private sector participation Finance [...]

By |2015-01-26T11:21:38+05:3012/05/2013|Categories: Z-Miscellaneous|Tags: |44 Comments
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