PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: Daily Answer Writing Challenge- 2016 Day 9 26 August 2017 Archives Syllabus -Application type question on Administrative behaviour. Read following instances carefully and suggest what specific perspectives on organizational psychology of motivation would help the concerned organization to reconcile the needs of the following four persons with the needs of organization: (75 words […]
Syllabus – Morale; “Organization morale is more in private enterprises than in public enterprises in India.” Discuss and comment.
Syllabus – Herzberg “Satisfiers and dissatisfiers are not two extremes of one continuum rather they belonged to two different continuums.” Critically comment on Dual Unipolar trait theory in the light of above statement.
Syllabus -Theory of Leadership; Leadership is the ‘influential increment over and above mechanical compliance with the routine directives of the organization’ [Katz and Kahn]. Analyze.
Syllabus -Application type question on Administrative behaviour. Read following instances carefully and suggest what specific perspectives on organizational psychology of motivation would help the concerned organization to reconcile the needs of the following four persons with the needs of organization: (75 words X 4 = 300 words) A comes to his office with clock like […]
SYNOPSIS: Insights Secure Q&A August 08, 2016 Archives As we are not giving feedback on your answers, we thought of providing detailed synopsis of important Secure questions on daily basis so that you could revise them and compare with your answers. You must write answers on your own and compare them with these synopses. If you depend […]
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AIR spotlight: Prime Minister’s Address on Citizen Engagement portal MyGov.in This is a first of its kind initiative, where Prime Minister interacted with citizens on governance and delivery related issue. This was modeled on Town hall kind of system, which we see abroad. Prime Minister also said “Bad politics loses to […]
By Raju Mishra IAS A year has passed since I joined the service but it seems just like yesterday. I still follow the exam schedule and result dates with the same eagerness for I have many close friends associated with the mayanagri of UPSC . The Prelims are over and now we […]
Insights Daily Current Affairs, 26 August 2016 Paper 3 Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Provide loans to women SHGs at 7 per cent: RBI to banks The Reserve Bank has asked banks to provide loans to women self-help groups […]
Insights into Editorial: Taking the high moral road to surrogacy Source:Livemint A draft bill which aims to safeguard the rights of surrogate mothers and make parentage of such children legal was recently cleared by the Union Cabinet. The Bill will shortly be introduced in the Parliament. The Bill aims to regulate commissioning […]
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The Big Picture: Home Minister In Kashmir: Where Does the Solution Lie? The Kashmir Valley has been under continued curfew for last one and a half months now. The latest round of problems began with the killing of Burhan Vani, young commander of Hizbul Mujahideen and has continued unabated since then. Hundreds […]
[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 August 2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Political philosophies; 1) Do you think dissent, protests and debates are integral to nationalism? In the light of ongoing debate on nationalism in India, critically comment which type […]
Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 8) Discuss Mahatma Gandhi’s vision of ideal society (Ram Rajya). Do you think such a vision is unrealistic? Critically comment. (150 Words) Reference
Topic: Awareness in space 7) Recently scientists announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet – Proxima b – orbiting the star nearest our Sun. This planet is said to have habitable features for life. Which of its features make scientists believe that Proxima b is habitable? Examine. (200 Words) Livemint
Topic; Awareness in biotechnology; Cropping pattern 6) Examine why environmentalists and other organizations are opposing approval for the GM mustard variety by the government. Do you think approving GM crops for cultivation will benefit farmers? Examine. (200 Words) Business Standard
Topic: Energy 5) In the light of its vision and objectives, examine the progress made by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and the challenges it’s facing in meeting its objectives. (200 Words) The Hindu
Topic: Infrastructure 4) Discuss the significance of Maharashtra’s move in becoming the first State to embrace the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS). (200 Words) The Hindu
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Human Resources. 3) Analysis of Olympic medal winners has shown that a country, no matter how small or economically weak, has won a number of medals in specific sports. Considering this fact, how can India win more medals in coming Olympics? Discuss. (200 Words) The […]