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04 August 2014

Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words

1) Write a critical note on the importance and methods of evaluating government schemes that are funded by the taxpayers’ money.

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2) Write a note on ‘3P India’, announced in the 2014 General Budget.

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3) Examine the World Bank’s (PPP) index, its poverty estimation method and its impact on India.

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4) Which activities in an economy constitutes ‘Black Economy’? Why are they considered Black? What is their impact on overall economy? Examine.

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5) Critically examine why female foeticide still continues in India and the measures taken by the union and state governments to stop this practice.

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6) “The UGC is not able to do justice to its mandate in light of ‘massification’ of higher education”. Critically comment.

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7) In your opinion, what qualities are required in a Bureaucrat and how those qualities should be tested in the entrance exam to civil services? Elucidate.

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8) Examine how and by which institutions and policy measures the wildlife conservation is being carried on in India. Suggest any improvements.

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