Category: Inside India

7) Recently, the Supreme Court of India, in an order said that regulations framed by electricity regulatory commissions imposing obligation upon captive power plants and open access consumers to purchase electricity from renewable sources is legal and necessary. Critically discuss how this order would affect energy sector in India.

Topic: Infrastructure – Energy 7) Recently, the Supreme Court of India, in an order said that regulations framed by electricity regulatory commissions imposing obligation upon captive power plants and open access consumers to purchase...

6) “In line with the evolving trends and keeping constraints in mind, developing a unified logistics network-after taking commercial, passenger and military requirements into account-would be most economical and efficient.” Elaborate.

Topic: Infrastructure 6) “In line with the evolving trends and keeping constraints in mind, developing a unified logistics network-after taking commercial, passenger and military requirements into account-would be most economical and efficient.” Elaborate. (200...

5) It is said that a uniform liberal policy for foreign investment in retail – offline as well as online – is required to address various issues. Critically examine what these issues are and consequences of such liberal policy on stakeholders.

Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy,  5) It is said that a uniform liberal policy for foreign investment in retail – offline as well as online – is required to address various issues. Critically examine...

4) For many years defence analysts are suggesting that India should create the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). Critically examine why this suggestion is made and its importance for national security.

Topic: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate  4) For many years defence analysts are suggesting that India should create the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).  Critically examine why this suggestion is made and...

3) Write a note on the cropping pattern of pulses in India. Examine why its prices in India are increasing and what needs to be done to control its price and make it affordable to poor.

Topic: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, 3) Write a note on the cropping pattern of pulses in India. Examine why its prices in India are increasing and what needs...

2) Do you think the demand for full statehood to Delhi is logical? Critically comment considering the merits and demerits of granting complete statehood to Delhi.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, 2) Do you think the demand for full statehood to Delhi is logical? Critically comment considering the...

8) Recently a Chinese city opened ‘Morality’ Bank to encourage people to do good to others and reward such people by providing them free services and awards depending the amount of good work done by them. Can this model be implemented by civil servants? As an administrator, suggest any other such novel methods you would like to implement to encourage people to be kind and empathetic to fellow citizens.

Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions 8) Recently a Chinese city opened ‘Morality’ Bank to encourage people to do good to others and reward such...

7) It is argued that Internet-compatible electronic devices being used by school children and youngsters are affecting them adversely in various ways. Some elders even argue that children are losing values thanks to dependence on these devices. Taking example from your own experiences, critically comment on the statements.

Topic: Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7) It is argued that Internet-compatible electronic devices being used by school children and youngsters are affecting them adversely in various ways. Some elders...

4) Do you think the confrontation between the executive and the judiciary is a thing of past? How does the Indian constitution strive to forge harmony between these two organs of the government? Critically discuss.

Topic: Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary  4) Do you think the confrontation between the executive and the judiciary is a thing of past? How does the Indian constitution strive to forge...

3) In recent years it is observed that the arrival of frequency of the western disturbances has increased over the Indian subcontinent. What do you understand by western disturbances? Explain their origins, causes of increased frequencies and their effect on India.

Topic: changes in critical geographical features  and the effects of such changes.  3) In recent years it is observed that the arrival of frequency of the western disturbances has increased over the Indian subcontinent. What do...

2) A new study has found that India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due to demand-supply mis-match. Analyse why there is demand – supply mismatch and what measures are needed to address this issue without burdening the common man.

Topic:  changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps)  and the effects of such changes.  2) A new study has found that India is set to become water scarce country by 2025 due...

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