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UPSC MAINS 2018 ANSWER WRITING SET 17 | UPSC IMPORTANT NOTES

DAILY UPSC MAINS ANSWER WRITING

THEME

• Disaster management(GS-3)

• Q Lift irrigation projects can help to reduce the
frequency of drought in India. Examine
• Define lift irrigation
• Define drought.—68% of cultivable land is prone to
drought.
• Highlight the problem of drought in Telangana.
• Connect it with kaleshwaram project.
• Draw map showing Kaleshwaram project
• -Highlight the importance of patisserie project.

FOCUS ON OTHER CAUSES OF DROUGHT

climate change—need to be tackled.
• Give Way forward—inter-state relation, -resolving river dispute , water harvesting, drought resistant crops.

THEME-2 DISASTER MANAGEMENT

• Q Early warning system is an important aspect of disaster preparedness and national planning. Explain this statement in the context of role played by RIMES .
• -focus on importance of early warning—reducing impact of disaster, give sufficient time for relief and rehabilitation work.

About RIMES

• IMPORTANCE OF RIMES–DATA sharing, seismic station, sea observation centers, , Tsunami forecast.
• Capacity building, data on multi –hazards, tsunami, water related disaster, extreme climate events ,etc.
• Information provided helps in national planning and disaster preparedness.