insights ethics 70 days plan
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 68 1) What is social accountability? What steps can a civil servant take to improve the effectiveness of social accountability in India? 2) What this statement means to you in the present context : “Anyone who doesn’t take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 67 1) Define the following in context of public service Spirit of service Discretion Affirmative action Collegiality 2) Ineffectiveness of the citizen charter is result of negligence. Do you agree? Justify.
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 66 1) It is often argued that Public Service in India is a misnomer; there is neither Public nor Service in it. In this context answer the following questions. a) What do you understand by public service? Illustrate the factors that are Responsible […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 65 1) Define the following in context of public service: Probity Accountability Tolerance Prudence 2) What does the quote means to you in present context: “The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalt” 3) Ethics is the activity of […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 64 1) Differentiate between wisdom and knowledge. For a public servant, which one of these two is more important? Justify. 2) “Integrity is telling myself the truth. And honesty is telling the truth to other people.” Discuss the meaning of this statement with suitable examples. 3) […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 63 1) Differentiate between the following. Accountability & Responsibility Objectivity & Neutrality Jingoism & Patriotism Self-interest & Selfishness 2) Peace can be best realised when there is freedom, equality and justice. Do you agree? Justify. 3) While measuring poverty, looking only at money or income while […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 62 1) A state must protect the lives and rights of its citizens. However, at times its own actios are source of violence against some of its citizen. Comment. 2) Philosophers maintain that, in ethics, for any action to be labelled as human action, it should involve three […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 61 1) “Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony”: What does the quote means to you in present context? 2) States provide a collective political identity to their members in addition to certain rights and protection. In turn […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 60 1) Some people argue that inequality is natural while others maintain that it is equality which is natural and inequalities which we notice around us are created by society. Which view do you support? Give reasons. 2) What is meant by social constraints? Are constraints of […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 59 1) Do you agree that independent and impartial judiciary is essential to our constitutional republic? Justify. 2) What do you understand by impartiality? Why is it regarded as cardinal value of civil services?
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 58 1) What role does attitude play in one’s life? Examine the role of attitude in individual success. 2) Young people with ethical conduct are not willing to come forward to join active politics. Suggest steps to motivate them to come forward.
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 57 1) Equity, justice and fair play are the essential values in promoting work culture in any organisation. AS head of an organisation how would you introduce these values in personnel matters? 2) Discuss the role of any social reformer in promoting human values. Do you think […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 56 1) What is meant by ‘environmental ethics’? Why is it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics. 2) What does the quote means to you in present context: “Until he (man) extends the circle of his compassion to all […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 55 1) What do you understand by ‘values’ and ‘ethics’? In what way is it important to be ethical along with being professionally competent? 2) Discuss the factors that determine ethical behaviour in human actions. 3) “To educate a man in mind and not in morals is […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 54 1) Information is valuable to the electorate for democratic processes to function successfully. Do you agree that greater transparency may bring about lower rates of political corruption? Justify 2) Corruption presents many challenges. One of them is weakening of the ethical framework of organisations. As an […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 53 Case study – 1 You have secured a top rank in civil services exam. You had opted for IAS as your first preference. From information available to you, it’s sure that you will be getting a posting in your home state itself. Your parents, relatives and friends […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 52 1) What do you understand by fiduciuary responsibility? What are the principles that guides the fiduciuary responsibility of a civil servant? 2) Define the following in context of civil services Service delivery Commitment to work Spirit of service Compassion towards weaker section 3) Do you […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 51 Case study — 1 You are working as Commissioner of Municipal Corporation. Your wife runs a company that recycles urban waste. There is a proposal pending before the ministry from various companies to allot site for recycling of waste nearby a village 40 km away from the city. […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 50 1) What do you understand by whistle blowing? What are the ethical issues associated with whistle blowing? 2) Transparency is widely recognized as core principle of good governance. Free access to information is a key constituent in promoting transparency. In this light as a civil servant […]
InsightsIAS Ethics 70 Days Plan Day 49 1) Transparency breeds legitimacy. As a public servant what steps will you take to bring transparency in awarding contracts? 2) The need to build confidence in governments in the light of the increased concern on corruption and unethical behaviour of civil servants prompted governments to review […]