Plan Your Preparation for IAS 2019

By | 2018-08-30T16:52:25+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Just 9 months are left for your Preliminary IAS exam 2019. Planning can seem really a cumbersome task but the IAS Coaching in Chandigarh has become quite easy. Here is a simple strategy crafted for you to ease up your preparation. Find it below 😊 You should cover the General Studies course in 5 months that is, till January only. This should cover topics of both Pre and Mains. Let’s create a timeline for the same; September – Modern India and World History October- Polity, and Governance November- Economics, Internal Security, and Disaster Management December- Geography, and Environment January- International [...]

Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana

By | 2018-08-29T15:06:38+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

The Prime Minister in his address to the nation from the ramparts of Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day on 15th August, 2015 announced that the remaining 18500 odd unelectrified villages in the country would be electrified within the next 1000 days. Besides, access to electricity, ensuring quality and reliability of power supply; especially in rural areas, is an important aspect to meet the expectation of people at large. Therefore, an integrated scheme, covering all aspects of power distribution in rural areas was conceptualised and launched by the Government of India for rural areas namely ‘Deen Dayal Upadhyay [...]

Incredible Work done by IAS officers during Kerala Floods

By | 2018-08-27T11:16:22+00:00 August 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

The second worst flood after 1924 has already killed 370 people and has shifted 7.8 lakh people to the relief camps. Along with this, there has been a tremendous loss of property as well.  Is it a result of human activity? Or there is someone else who could be blamed? Why floods came in Kerala? Rain, to be precise! The heavy orographic rains of 2,086 mm exerted a huge pressure on the dams which resulted in the release of water. But shall we ignore the deforestation, rapid urbanisation, changing the directions of the rivers and the population density of the [...]

Evolution of Indian Civil Services

By | 2018-07-27T12:06:50+00:00 July 27th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

While India was climbing up the ladder of development, the evolution of administration took place. The All India service which we have today has a long history. Before we go any further, let us briefly understand the meaning of Civil servants. Civil servants are the professional officials who have the capability to handle the civil affairs of a state while keeping the politics away. They are there to devote their service for the welfare of the community. Ancient phase: India has the tradition of civil services since ancient times. Do you remember Kautilya? Kautilya who wrote Arthashastra mentioned three categories [...]

India’s Pivot to Eurasia

By | 2018-07-23T09:48:42+00:00 July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

About Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)  SCO grew out of the Shanghai Five Grouping - Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan which was set up in 1996 to resolve the boundary disputes between China and the other four members. Later, Uzbekistan was admitted in 2001 and the grouping rechristened itself as the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation and broadened its agenda to include security, economic and political cooperation. In 2017, India and Pakistan were admitted as full members in the SCO. Opportunity  The inclusion of India and Pakistan presents a new vigour to the SCO grouping with an expanded demographic, geographical and economic [...]

Securing the IoT Ecosystem

By | 2018-07-14T16:11:07+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|Tags: |

It is said that by the year 2020, there will be more than 20 billion devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT). If that is true, it comes out to be about 2.5 devices for every single person on the planet. Amidst this surge in users, an opportunity awaits India which already suffers from congestion in may urban areas. IoT can empower the smart cities project and help local authorities to effectively manage traffic and reduce noise and air pollution. Security risks in IoT  There is a threat of of an IoT being hacked which will have potentially devastating [...]

India’s Soft Power in climate Change

By | 2018-07-12T09:49:53+00:00 July 12th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

According to Joseph Nye, “the ability to shape the preference of others” is called ‘soft power’. The resources of soft power may include values, policies and institutions. In the past few years, India has deployed these resources on climate matters. India has deployed three narratives - the power of example; the power of resistance; and the power of institutional leadership. Power of example  Since 2008 itself, India has been urging developed countries to act responsibly on climate change while arguing the need to transfer technology and finance for them so that other countries can adopt climate-friendly pathways. India has built [...]

Tips to Crack Punjab Civil Services (PCS) Examination

By | 2018-07-09T12:24:27+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

PCS Examination is tough! If you think it like that then no matter how much you prepare you will not be able to get through it. For you to be able to crack any examination in life you need to have the courage, dedication, confidence in you and most importantly a positive attitude that yes you can do it! Like any other competitive examination, PCS is a vital exam if you are aspiring to be a part of the Government Officials. Every year limited posts are released which are usually bifurcated amongst the various categories of SC, BC and General [...]

Do we need the post of Governor?

By | 2018-07-05T09:51:53+00:00 July 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

In the recent controversy over the role of Governor in Karnataka State Assembly Elections, a question has emerged over the role and relevance of Governor. It is said that the flaw does not lie with the identity of the individual but the design of the Constitution itself. Therefore, we have to rethink the role of the Governor in the constitutional scheme. Background  To ensure that the overriding powers remain with the British Government, it retained the post of Governor in the Government of India Act, 1935 while catering to the increasing demands of the nationalist ranks for constitutional reforms. It gave [...]

All you need to know about IAS Interview

By | 2018-06-25T11:00:57+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Usually, when it comes to IAS interview there are lot of suggestions and advices you get even from the unexpected sources that have no clue on how to even sit in an interview. Students come under a dilemma where they don’t know what to do and how to crack the interview. So they fall prey to all sorts of notions and clichés that every year surmounts the discussion and becomes a hot topic of the nation. So in this case what to do? Firstly, get your facts right! Don’t be a sheep and follow the herd. There is no place [...]

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