Topic: accountability and ethical governance; strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance;
7. What are the ways to build and maintain a culture of accountability in government organisations? (150 words)
Difficulty level: Moderate
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4 and part of ‘Mission-2023 Secure (revision).
Key Demand of the question:
To write about ways to build and maintain a culture of accountability in government organisations
Structure of the answer:
Start by defining accountability.
With relevant examples elaborate on how an culture of accountability can be instilled – citizen charters, RTI, Reward & Recognition, Autonomy & Trust, Feedback & Coaching, communication etc.
Complete the answer writing about the link between accountability and efficiency.