APRIL 14 UPSC main daily answer writing

April 14

Distribution of Key Natural Resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent)

Main 2013 

With growing scarcity of fossil fuels, the atomic energy is gaining more and more significance in India. Discuss the availability of raw material required for the generation of atomic energy in India and in the world.

It is said that India has substantial reserves of shale oil and gas, which can feed the needs of the country for quarter century. However, tapping of the resource does not appear to be high on the agenda. Discuss critically the availability and issues involved.

Main 2014

Critically evaluate the various resources of the oceans which can be harnessed to meet the resource crisis in the world.

How does India see its place in the economic space of rising natural resource rich Africa?

Main 2015

What are the economic significances of discovery of oil in Arctic Sea and its possible environmental consequences?

Main 2018

Why is India taking keen interest in resources of Arctic region?