Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy
4. A healthy working relationship between Secretary and the Minister is a must thing to be and it must be organic. Comment.(250 words)
Reference: The Hindu
Why this question:
The question is based on the theme of role of civil services in a democracy.
Key demand of the question:
Explain the need for a healthy working relationship between Secretary and the Minister and in what way it is a must thing to be and why it should be organic.
Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer:
Explain in short importance of civil services in a democracy.
Briefly discuss the relationship between a minister and a secretary of civil services. Such answers are best explained with examples, quote an example from the recent times and provide for your analysis as to why the relationship between the two needs to be healthy and organic rather otherwise.
Conclude with way ahead.