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8th February 2022 (6 Topics)

8th February 2022

QUIZ - 8th February 2022

5 Questions

5 Minutes

Mains Question:

Q1. The Indian Constitution is both federal & unitary in nature as it is a combination of federal & unitary features. Comment (250 words)

Approach

  • Nature of Indian Constitution
  • Combination of the characteristics of both federal government and the unitary government 
  • Unitary or non-federal features of the Indian Constitution
  • Mention some important Constitutional provisions
  • Conclusion

Q2. Given the exponential growth of the over-the-top (‘OTT’) industry in India, analyse the OTT Industry and Shifting Government Stances.  (150 words)

Approach

  • Introduction- brief about TV industry and rising of OTT industry in India
  • Current Regulatory Framework for Media in India 
  • Shifting stances of the government to regulate content on OTT platforms
  • International Perspectives
  • Conclusion

Q3. Human trafficking in India is illegal but it still poses a serious threat and remains a significant problem. (250 words)

Approach

  • Introduction- about human trafficking
  • Legal framework
  • Impact
  • International Aspect
  • Challenges/Issues
  • Suggestive measures
  • Conclusion

Editorials

The pharmaceuticals industry is a key sector for the Atmanirbhar Bharat programme. Schemes need to be modified in order to make the sector attractive for the investors.

India’s Pharma Industry

  • India is the largest provider of generic drugs globally. Indian pharmaceutical sector supplies over 50% of global demand for various vaccines, 40% of generic demand in the US and 25% of all medicine in the UK.
  • Globally, India ranks 3rd in terms of pharmaceutical production by volume and 14th by value.
  • The domestic pharmaceutical industry includes a network of 3,000 drug companies and ~10,500 manufacturing units.
  • India enjoys an important position in the global pharmaceuticals sector.
  • The country also has a large pool of scientists and engineers with a potential to steer the industry ahead to greater heights.
  • Presently, over 80% of the antiretroviral drugs used globally to combat AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome) are supplied by Indian pharmaceutical firms.
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