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Kiran UPSC Mains GS Paper II Short Notes English
Vikas Sangwan (IPS 2017 Batch)
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Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations How to Score Consistently high marks in UPSC Mains G.S. Papers. Score 450+ Marks
CONTENT: GS-II
Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations
India Secularism
Federal Structure
Federalism and issues
Politicization of Governors - Appointment and Removal
Should Governor be Impeached like Judges?
Equal Representation of States in the Rajya Sabha
Inter-State Water Conflicts Constitutional and Legal Framework
Sarkaria Commission Observations and Recommendations
Inter-State Water Disputes (Amendment) Act, 2002
Satluj Yamuna Link - Haryana Punjab dispute
Ravi Beas Case
Cauvery Dispute
Lessons from Tribunal Experience and Suggestions
Inter State Water Disputes (Amendment) Bill, 2011
Need of Rajya Sabha
Article 370
Special Category Status (SCS)
Local Governance
MPLADS Scheme
73rd and 74th constitutional amendments - issue of women representation
Some provisions to augment financial resources of municipalities
Direct election for Mayor
Urban planning and Local democracy
5th and 6th Schedule
Executive, Legislature, Parliament and Separation of Powers
Power of Lieutenant Governors in UT
Misuse of Ordinance making powers (Art 123 and Art 213)
Legislative Councils
Death Penalty:
Judiciary, Ministries and Departments and Dispute Resolution Mechanisms
Judicial Activism
Judges Appointment
NJAC 2013 Bill
Memorandum of Procedure (MoP) for appointment of judges:
Removal of Judges - Per Constitution of India:
Alternative dispute redressal (ADR)
Elections, RPA
Foreign Funding of Political Parties (FCRA changes)
Budget 2017 Electoral Reforms proposed
Electoral Reforms
Constitutional, Statutory, Quasi-Judicial, Regulatory bodies
Constitutional Bodies
CAG
Election Commission
Statutory, Quasi-Judicial, Others
Statutory
Quasi-Judicial
CVC
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)
Quasi - judicial
NCDRC
NGT
Regulatory Bodies
Films and TV
Governance & Social Justice
Gov, e-Gov, Citizen charters
Fodder
e-Gov
What is governance
e-Governance
m-Governance
Citizen Charter
PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance And Timely Implementation) platform
Digital India Programme (DIP)
UID or Aadhaar Project
National e-Governance Plan (NeGP)
Role of civil services in democracy
Importance and functions performed by Civil servants
Prosecution of Civil Servants
Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules 1964
Domain based lateral entry in higher civil services
Civil Services Role in a Democracy
Prakash Singh vs UOI (2006)
Role of NGO, SHG, donors, charities and others
NGO
NGO & Donors:
Self Help Groups
Child (Welfare Schemes)
Vulnerable Sections (general):
Child Issues
Child labour
National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NAPC)
Women
Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act (MTPA) 1971
Domestic Violence or Intimate Partner Violence (IPV)
Women trafficking
Paid Domestic Workers
Women Empowerment
Pre-Conception and Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques Act, 1994
HR, Skill, Youth, Employment, Sports
Sports 78
NSDF/ TOP
Khelo India Scheme
Drug abuse
BCCI reforms
Justice R.M. Lodha Committee 2016 report- on functioning of BCCI (Report on Cricket Reforms)
Senior Citizens
National Centre for Ageing
Vayoshreshtha Samman
Constitutional Provisions and Acts
Disabled Persons
Constitutional Provisions and Acts
The Marrakesh VIP Treaty of WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation)
Minorities, SC/STs, OBC and others
Bezada Wilson
Caste System and Unaccountability (ex-Untouchables/dalits/downtrodden)
Tribal rights and issues
Xaxa Committee 2014
Dalit Capitalism:
Tribals
SC and STs Economic Empowerment
Van Bandhu Kalyan Yojana
Backward Classes (OBC)
Religious Minorities
Sexual Minorities
Transgender Policy
Denotified and Nomadic Tribes (DNTs)
Education
Education for girls
4 pillars of education
Pre-school Programme
Primary education (I to V) and Elementary education (I to VIII)
SSA
RTE Act 2009
Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2014
No Detention Policy (NDP) under RTE
T.S.R. Subramanian on New Education Policy (NEP) 2016
Higher Education
NEET
Low global Ranking of higher educational institutions
Global Initiative of Academic Networks’ (GIAN) by MHRD
Healthcare
National Health Profile 2015
National Health Policy 2017
Lifestyle diseases/ Non Communicable Diseases/ NCD/ Chronic diseases
National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme
Draft National Health Policy 2015
Mental Health Policy 2014
National Health Mission
National AYUSH Mission
Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY)
Sterilization/Family Planning
Infant
Mission Indradhanush
Leprosy
Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY)
Janani Shishu Suraksha Karyakram (JSSK)
Pradhan Mantr