IAS Mains Essay Paper 2016 (Detailed Explanations in YouTube Lecture)

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Essay Mains 2016 - UPSC IAS

You had to write two essays, one from each section.

Section-A (125 marks) - Choose any one Essay

  1. If development is not engendered, it is engendered.

  2. Need brings greed, if greed increases it spoils bread.

  3. Water disputes between State in federal India.

  4. Innovation is the key determinant of economic growth and social welfare.

India’s First Digital Village [ Current Affairs - Science & Technology ]

Section-B (125 marks)- Choose any one Essay

  1. Cooperative federalism: Myth or reality.

  2. Cyberspace and Internet: Blessing or curse to the human civilization in the long run.

  3. Near jobless growth in India: An anomaly or an outcome of economic reforms.

  4. Digital Economy: A leveller or a source of economic inequality.

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