Editorials/Opinions Analysis For UPSC 18 July 2022
- Relaxing data localization benchmarks
- Is there a rice shortage?
The MeitY is investigating the possibility of weakening the data localisation requirements in the current draught of the Personal Data Protection Bill.
GS Paper 2: Government policies and interventions aimed at development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Do you believe the Indian government’s intentions regarding data protection favour data localization? Analyze critically (250 words)
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While overall crop coverage has increased since last year, rice crop coverage has decreased. One of the causes is a lack of rainfall in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. However, adequate stocks and widespread cultivation indicate that there should be no cause for concern.
GS Paper 3:
Agriculture– Major cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints
How has the recent climate change affected cropping patterns? Explain the benefits and drawbacks of climate-resilient crops in the context of climate change. (250 Words)
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