Important Aspects of Governance [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 1 - 5 of 24

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Question 1

Important Aspects of Governance
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Has the Indian governmental system responded adequately to the demands of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization started in 1991? What can the government do to be responsive to this important change?

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  • The government announced a New Economic Policy on July 24,1991. This new model popularly known as LPG model or Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization model began to change the face of Indian economy as a whole. Liberalization is defined as the process of making policies less constraining of economic activity and the reduction of tariff or …

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Question 2

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Simultaneous Election to the Lok Sabha and State Assemblies will limit the amount of time and money spent in electioneering but it will reduce the government՚s accountability to the people. Discuss.

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India is one of the largest democratic countries in the world where election is celebrated as biggest carnival. The Election Commission of India is the sole authority to direct, supervise, control and overall responsibility in conducting free and fair elections for tenure of five years for “Lok Sabha” and “state assemblies” respectively, unless dis…

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Question 3

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Initially civil services in India were designed to achieve the goals of neutrality and effectiveness, which seems to be lacking in present context. Do you agree with the view that drastic reforms are required in Civil services comment?

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The credit for formation of Indian civil services goes to Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel in Independent India. He has envisioned it as a backbone of the Indian nation. The policy makers thought that this would be totally neutral and remain effective in implementing the policies and programs.

But in current context, its neutrality is lacking because of

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Question 4

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Discuss the role of Public account committee in establishing accountability of the government to the people.

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Public account committee is a parliamentary committee consisting 15 members from “Lok Sabha” and 7 from “Rajya Sabha” . The members are elected by parliament every year from among its members according to the principle of proportional representation by means of single transferable votes. The chairman of the committee is appointed by speaker. Genera…

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Question 5

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To enhance the quality of democracy in India the election commission of India has proposed electoral reforms in 2016. What are the suggested reforms and how far they significant to make democracy successful?

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Election commission is the watchdog to conduct free and fair election in India from time to time it proposed electoral reforms to strengthen and enhance the quality of democracy, which is the basic features of the constitution. Previously it suggested for the mandatory filling of criminal cases in the nomination paper, wealth declaration, enforceme…

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