UPSC Optional Public Administration Paper-2,2020 Question paper
UPSC IAS Mains Exam 2020 - PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (Paper-2)
(b) There is a constant and continuous collision between bureaucratic values and democratic values which adversely affects development. Do you agree? Elaborate.
(c) Parliamentary committees are at the deliberative core of parliamentary work which is crucial for refining legislations. Elucidate.
(d) Considering India's diversity, the planning pattern of 'one-size-fits-all' was discarded in favor of indicative planning. To what extent has it been useful to India?
(e) Even if all the States combine together, they cannot have their way decision-making in the GST Council, unless the Union agrees to it. Analy this in the perspective of federalism in India,
(b) The structural part of the Constitution of India is to a large extent derived from the Government of India Act, 1935, whereas its philosophical part has many other sources. Discuss the sources of the philosophical part.
(c) The public services in India are an evolution of the British Raj. Trace the Indianization of the services.
(b) The spirit of democratic values requires that the independence of judiciary remains absolute. It is high time that the All India Judicial Service (AIJS) was created. Elaborate.
(c) To strengthen the Election Commission of India and its commissioners is the need of the hour. Suggest measures to make it more independent and impartial.
(b) The Speaker of the State Assembly has assumed a significant role in formations and dissolutions of government. Examine under the circumstances of coalition governments with examples.
(c) At the district level, police functions under the overall supervision and control of the District Magistrate. Comment.
(b) Budget is anindicntor of financial health of a polity which is reflected in the statement of income and expenditure. Discuss.
(c) Panchayati Raj Institutions are still plagued by State control and domination of bureaucracy. Argue your casc.
(d) Urban local governance is perpetually afflicted with lack of financial autonomy and starvation of funds. Elaborate.
(e) There has been a long-standing demand for separation of police investigation from prosecution. Analyze its merits and demerits.
(b) Implementation of administrative reforms is humongous and arduous. What lacks the push to realize the changes?
(c)Immediate post-retirement appointments of high officers of government have become a new trend. Discuss its pros and cons.
(b) Police needs to be made accountable and freed from the grip of politics. It is a big challenge not only for law and order but also for the development of the country. Critically examine.
(c) Civil servants are trained to follow rules and procedures so much that they become bureaucracy. Do you agree? Justify.
(b) Despite the constitutional provisions for representation, the voice weaker of sections is not having the desired impact in the realms of Panchayati Raya Institutions. Critically examine.
(c) Ideally citizen-administration interface is supposed to be based on trustworthiness and purposesulness, in reality it is observed to be plagued by suspicion, conflicts, stresses and strains. Do you agree? Elaborate.
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