Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 32
01 September 2014
1) What do you understand by ethics in public administration? Why is it important? Explain. (200 Words)
2) Your friend who is travelling with you in a train gives ten rupees to an eight year old girl who is begging for money. An elderly co-passenger comments that it is unethical to give money like that and it would make these children lazy forever. Another co-passenger, a middle aged lady sympathises with the girl and tells the elderly man that the girl must be an orphan thus needs money for sustenance and she goes on to appreciate your friend for giving the girl money.
Whom will you support in this situation? Explain why. (200 Words)