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03-AUGUST-2020
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03-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
Rebuild India’s confidence, revive the economy (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
2
Cyberbullying must stop (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
3
The significance of the Char Dham board verdict (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
4
A policy with many a right intention (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
5
Parents, the first and natural tutors (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
6
NEP being pushed through without consultation: Cong.
12 10 10 10 10
7
NGT stays felling of coconut trees on Agatti
10 - 8 8 8
8
NGT forms panel to remove encroachments near lake
2 - - - -
9
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 03
rd
August 2020
  
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03-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
Rebuild India’s confidence, revive the economy (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
2
Cyberbullying must stop (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
3
The significance of the Char Dham board verdict (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
4
A policy with many a right intention (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
5
Parents, the first and natural tutors (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
6
NEP being pushed through without consultation: Cong.
12 10 10 10 10
7
NGT stays felling of coconut trees on Agatti
10 - 8 8 8
8
NGT forms panel to remove encroachments near lake
2 - - - -
9
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 03
rd
August 2020
  
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e ve nt s of n a t i on a l a nd i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m po r t a nc e .
? Ec o n om i c a n d S o c i a l D e v e l o p m e n t - S u s t a i n a b l e D e ve l op m e n t ,
P o ve r t y , I n c l us i o n, D e m og r a ph i c s , S o c i a l S e c t o r I n i t i a t i ve s , e t c
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice
and International relations
• G ov e r n m e n t pol i c i e s a nd i nt e r v e n t i on s f o r d e ve l op m e n t i n va r i ous
s e c t o r s a nd i s s ue s a r i s i ng ou t o f t h e i r de s i g n a nd i m p l e m e nt a t i o n.
• W e l f a r e s c he m e s f or vu l ne r a b l e s e c t i ons o f t he p o p u l a t i on b y t h e
C e n t r e a nd S t a t e s a n d t h e pe r f o r m a nc e o f t h e s e s c he m e s ;
m e c h a n i s m s , l a w s , i n s t i t u t i o ns a nd B odi e s c o n s t i t ut e d f o r t he
pr o t e c t i o n a nd b e t t e r m e nt o f t h e s e v ul n e r a b l e s e c t i o ns .
• I s s ue s r e l a t i ng t o de v e l o pm e nt a nd m a n a ge m e n t o f S oc i a l
S e c t or / S e r v i c e s r e l a t i n g t o H e a l t h , Ed uc a t i o n , H u m a n R e s o ur c e s .
• I s s ue s r e l a t i ng t o po ve r t y a nd hu ng e r .
PAPER-IV
General Studies-III: Technology, Economic Development, Bio
diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
• I nd i a n Ec o n o m y a n d i s s u e s r e l a t i ng t o p l a nni n g , m ob i l i z a t i o n, o f
r e s our c e s , g r ow t h , d e v e l opm e nt a nd e m p l oym e n t .
• Ef f e c t s of l i be r a l i z a t i o n on t he e c onom y , c ha nge s i n i n d us t r i a l pol i c y a n d
t h e i r e f f e c t s o n i n du s t r i a l g r ow t h .
• I nv e s t m e n t m od e l s .
Pg: 8 – C; Pg: 6 - B, D, H, T
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03-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
Rebuild India’s confidence, revive the economy (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
2
Cyberbullying must stop (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
3
The significance of the Char Dham board verdict (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
4
A policy with many a right intention (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
5
Parents, the first and natural tutors (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
6
NEP being pushed through without consultation: Cong.
12 10 10 10 10
7
NGT stays felling of coconut trees on Agatti
10 - 8 8 8
8
NGT forms panel to remove encroachments near lake
2 - - - -
9
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 03
rd
August 2020
  
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e ve nt s of n a t i on a l a nd i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m po r t a nc e .
? Ec o n om i c a n d S o c i a l D e v e l o p m e n t - S u s t a i n a b l e D e ve l op m e n t ,
P o ve r t y , I n c l us i o n, D e m og r a ph i c s , S o c i a l S e c t o r I n i t i a t i ve s , e t c
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice
and International relations
• G ov e r n m e n t pol i c i e s a nd i nt e r v e n t i on s f o r d e ve l op m e n t i n va r i ous
s e c t o r s a nd i s s ue s a r i s i ng ou t o f t h e i r de s i g n a nd i m p l e m e nt a t i o n.
• W e l f a r e s c he m e s f or vu l ne r a b l e s e c t i ons o f t he p o p u l a t i on b y t h e
C e n t r e a nd S t a t e s a n d t h e pe r f o r m a nc e o f t h e s e s c he m e s ;
m e c h a n i s m s , l a w s , i n s t i t u t i o ns a nd B odi e s c o n s t i t ut e d f o r t he
pr o t e c t i o n a nd b e t t e r m e nt o f t h e s e v ul n e r a b l e s e c t i o ns .
• I s s ue s r e l a t i ng t o de v e l o pm e nt a nd m a n a ge m e n t o f S oc i a l
S e c t or / S e r v i c e s r e l a t i n g t o H e a l t h , Ed uc a t i o n , H u m a n R e s o ur c e s .
• I s s ue s r e l a t i ng t o po ve r t y a nd hu ng e r .
PAPER-IV
General Studies-III: Technology, Economic Development, Bio
diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
• I nd i a n Ec o n o m y a n d i s s u e s r e l a t i ng t o p l a nni n g , m ob i l i z a t i o n, o f
r e s our c e s , g r ow t h , d e v e l opm e nt a nd e m p l oym e n t .
• Ef f e c t s of l i be r a l i z a t i o n on t he e c onom y , c ha nge s i n i n d us t r i a l pol i c y a n d
t h e i r e f f e c t s o n i n du s t r i a l g r ow t h .
• I nv e s t m e n t m od e l s .
Pg: 8 – C; Pg: 6 - B, D, H, T
Impact of COVID19 in Indian economy:
• On employment:
? Reversal of many year of progress
? A significant number among the weaker
sections of our society may slip back into
poverty,
? Many enterprises may shut down.
? An entire generation may be lost due to
severe unemployment.
? Contracting economy can adversely impact our
ability to feed and educate our children owing
to a shortage of financial resources.
? Severe impact, especially on the poor.
? Weaker sections of our society are the most
vulnerable.
? A large demand for MGNREGA work from
displaced non agricultural workers who lost
their jobs due to the pandemic.
? Good monsoon ? Agricultural employment ?
low demand for MGNREGA In normal days.
? Lockdown + Behavioural change ? affecting
demand ? reduced confidence
• People must feel confident about their lives and
livelihoods. Entrepreneurs must feel confident of
reopening and making investments. Bankers must
feel confident about providing capital.
Multilateral organisations must feel confident
enough to provide funding to India.
Page 5


03-AUGUST-2020
S. 
No.
News Articles
Page Number* 
C B D H T
1
Rebuild India’s confidence, revive the economy (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
2
Cyberbullying must stop (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
3
The significance of the Char Dham board verdict (Editorial)
8 6 6 6 6
4
A policy with many a right intention (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
5
Parents, the first and natural tutors (OPED)
9 7 7 7 7
6
NEP being pushed through without consultation: Cong.
12 10 10 10 10
7
NGT stays felling of coconut trees on Agatti
10 - 8 8 8
8
NGT forms panel to remove encroachments near lake
2 - - - -
9
Prelims Practice Questions
The Hindu News Analysis – 03
rd
August 2020
  
Part A—Preliminary Examination
Paper I - (200 marks) 
? C ur r e n t e ve nt s of n a t i on a l a nd i n t e r n a t i o n a l i m po r t a nc e .
? Ec o n om i c a n d S o c i a l D e v e l o p m e n t - S u s t a i n a b l e D e ve l op m e n t ,
P o ve r t y , I n c l us i o n, D e m og r a ph i c s , S o c i a l S e c t o r I n i t i a t i ve s , e t c
Part B—Main Examination 
PAPER-III 
General Studies- II: Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice
and International relations
• G ov e r n m e n t pol i c i e s a nd i nt e r v e n t i on s f o r d e ve l op m e n t i n va r i ous
s e c t o r s a nd i s s ue s a r i s i ng ou t o f t h e i r de s i g n a nd i m p l e m e nt a t i o n.
• W e l f a r e s c he m e s f or vu l ne r a b l e s e c t i ons o f t he p o p u l a t i on b y t h e
C e n t r e a nd S t a t e s a n d t h e pe r f o r m a nc e o f t h e s e s c he m e s ;
m e c h a n i s m s , l a w s , i n s t i t u t i o ns a nd B odi e s c o n s t i t ut e d f o r t he
pr o t e c t i o n a nd b e t t e r m e nt o f t h e s e v ul n e r a b l e s e c t i o ns .
• I s s ue s r e l a t i ng t o de v e l o pm e nt a nd m a n a ge m e n t o f S oc i a l
S e c t or / S e r v i c e s r e l a t i n g t o H e a l t h , Ed uc a t i o n , H u m a n R e s o ur c e s .
• I s s ue s r e l a t i ng t o po ve r t y a nd hu ng e r .
PAPER-IV
General Studies-III: Technology, Economic Development, Bio
diversity, Environment, Security and Disaster Management.
• I nd i a n Ec o n o m y a n d i s s u e s r e l a t i ng t o p l a nni n g , m ob i l i z a t i o n, o f
r e s our c e s , g r ow t h , d e v e l opm e nt a nd e m p l oym e n t .
• Ef f e c t s of l i be r a l i z a t i o n on t he e c onom y , c ha nge s i n i n d us t r i a l pol i c y a n d
t h e i r e f f e c t s o n i n du s t r i a l g r ow t h .
• I nv e s t m e n t m od e l s .
Pg: 8 – C; Pg: 6 - B, D, H, T
Impact of COVID19 in Indian economy:
• On employment:
? Reversal of many year of progress
? A significant number among the weaker
sections of our society may slip back into
poverty,
? Many enterprises may shut down.
? An entire generation may be lost due to
severe unemployment.
? Contracting economy can adversely impact our
ability to feed and educate our children owing
to a shortage of financial resources.
? Severe impact, especially on the poor.
? Weaker sections of our society are the most
vulnerable.
? A large demand for MGNREGA work from
displaced non agricultural workers who lost
their jobs due to the pandemic.
? Good monsoon ? Agricultural employment ?
low demand for MGNREGA In normal days.
? Lockdown + Behavioural change ? affecting
demand ? reduced confidence
• People must feel confident about their lives and
livelihoods. Entrepreneurs must feel confident of
reopening and making investments. Bankers must
feel confident about providing capital.
Multilateral organisations must feel confident
enough to provide funding to India.
? Take steps to revive the economic sectors
and work towards employment growth.
? The government should work to build
confidence among people to spend and among
bankers to lend.
? This will then give confidence to the private
sector to reopen and invest fuel the economy.
• For financial institutions:
? Concentrate on reviving the health of the
banking sector not be merely by capital
infusion or disinvestment of public sector
banks but by giving autonomy to banks. For
example, insolvency processes should be
allowed to function smoothly without
intervention.
? Institutions like RBI, bankruptcy boards,
securities and insurance regulators should be
• On financial system:
? COVID-19 assistance measures undertaken by
the RBI and the government such as
interest rate reductions, credit guarantee
and liquidity enhancement schemes are
welcome steps, but they have largely failed
since banks are not confident of lending.
? Failure of monetary policy transmission.
What can be done to revive the economy and
to improve the lives of the people :
• For the poor:
? Direct cash transfer schemes for the poor.
? This can instill confidence among the
poor and it can also boost demand in
the market.
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