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It was in 1934 that the idea of a Constituent Assembly for India was put forward for the first time by M. N. Roy, a pioneer of communist movement in India and an advocate of radical Democratism. In 1935, the Indian National Congress (INC), for the first time, officially demanded a Constituent Assembly to frame the Constitution of India. In 1938, Jawaharlal Nehru, on behalf the INC declared that ‘the Constitution of free India must be framed, without outside interference, by a Constituent Assembly elected on the basis of adult franchise’.
Our article caters to the Economic Development portion of General Studies-Paper III and for Essay Paper in UPSC Main Examination.Are there alternate ways to measure economic progress?
History of the World is a sub-part of UPSC Civil Services (Main) Examination’s General Studies Paper-I on Indian Heritage, History and Geography of the World. Under this sub-part, the broad areas which have been covered as per the UPSC Syllabus are: Important events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change is mandated to protect and improve the environment and to safeguard the forest and wildlife of the country under Article 48-A of the Constitution. Article 51-A (g) of the constitution has also enshrined protection of natural environment as a fundamental duty of every citizen. The clause says that “It shall be the duty of every citizen of India to protect and improve the natural environment including forest, lakes, rivers and wildlife and to have compassion for living creature”. The principle of sustainable development has been linked to ‘right to life’ under Article 21 of the Constitution.
Disaster Management portion of General Studies-Paper III in UPSC Mains Exam’s Massive disaster in Uttarakhand in the year 2013 and recent floods in Jammu & Kashmir and the destruction caused by cyclone ‘Hudhud’ on the Coromondal coast have again brought into limelight targeted need for effective disaster management strategies in the country for addressing comprehensive– preventive, curative and rehabilitative needs of the disaster struck areas of the country. Being one of the most disaster prone countries, the disaster management in India is of utmost importance. Considering this, let us now embark on a brief journey of understanding disaster and disaster management in our country.
India offers astounding variety in virtually every aspect of social, Economic and Cultural life. Diversities of linguistic, regional, economic, religious, ethnic, class, and caste groups crosscut Indian society, which is also permeated with immense urban-rural differences and gender distinctions. Differences between north India and south India are particularly significant, especially in systems of kinship and marriage. Indian society is multifaceted to an extent perhaps unknown in any other of the world’s great civilizations—it is more like an area as varied as Europe than any other single nation-state. Themes In Indian Society: Hierarchy India is a hierarchical society. Including Purity and Pollution, Social Interdependence, Ritual Sphere, Traditional occupations etc. But now a day The caste system in Indian Society change into the Class System after the changing world order Sanskritization, westernization, Modernization, urbanization, Democratic Decentralization etc.
A flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India,Economic Survey reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months, summarizes the performance on major development programs, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term. This document is presented to both houses of the Session.
Comprehension:- Patriotism is a very complex feeling, built up out of primitive instincts and highly intellectual convictions. There is love of home and family and friends, making us peculiarly anxious to preserve our own country from invasion. Read More Logical reasoning and analytical ability:- The questions that have been asked in the IAS Prelims Exam from logical reasoning section are related to the following topics. Read More Interpersonal skills including communication skills:- are the life skills we use every day to communicate and interact with other people, both individually and in groups. People who have worked on developing strong interpersonal skills are usually more successful in both their professional and personal lives. Read more GMA:- Consist:- Series Completion, Analogy, Classification etc. Read More Decision making and problem solving:- Much of what people do is solve problems and make decisions. Often, they are “under the gun”, stressed and very short for time. Consequently, when they encounter a new problem or decision they must make, they react with a decision that seemed to work before.