Category: Inside India

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...

7) It is argued that is that spiritual awareness is innate and that it is an important component in human development. What do you understand by spirituality? How will it help in human development? Examine.

Topic: Role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7) It is argued that is that spiritual awareness is innate and that it is an important component in human development. What do you...

6) Do you think India and other developing countries were actually victorious in recent WTO negotiations vis a vis addressing their agricultural and food security concerns? Critically comment.

Topic: Indian economy – inclusive growth, Food security 6) Do you think India and other developing countries were actually victorious in recent WTO negotiations vis a vis addressing their agricultural and food security concerns? Critically comment....

5) “The Indian Administrative Service (IAS), which is the backbone of the administrative machinery in the country and is critical to ensuring the delivery of the services and welfare schemes of the government to end users, is grappling with multiple problems that do not have quick-fix solutions.” Critically analyse.

Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy 5) “The Indian Administrative Service (IAS), which is the backbone of the administrative machinery in the country and is critical to ensuring the delivery of the...

4) Some parts of Southern India have witnessed major protests against setting up of beverage plants in the vicinity of agricultural lands. Critically examine why and comment if such protests can be called as anti – development.

Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders 4) Some parts of Southern India have witnessed major protests against setting...

2) With suitable illustrations examine why the Himalayan region is prone to earthquakes. Also examine nature of these earthquakes and the necessary steps required to deal with such earthquakes.

Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity,  2) With suitable illustrations examine why the Himalayan region is prone to earthquakes.  Also examine nature of these earthquakes and the necessary steps required to deal...

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