Important Aspects of Governance [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 2 (Governance, Polity, Social Justice, & IR)]: Questions 12 - 17 of 24

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Question 12

Important Aspects of Governance
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E-governance in not only about utilization of the power of new technology, but also much about critical importance of the ‘use value’ of information. Explain.

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  • E governance refers to the use of information and communication technology in the governance. But, the focus of e governance is governance rather technology.
  • Electronic governance uses ICT for delivering government services, exchange of information, government-to-customer, government-to-business etc. and so on. Examples like IRCTC, BHIM APP, DBT to …

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Question 13

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“Policy contradictions among various competing sectors and stakeholders have resulted in inadequate protection and prevention of degradation to environment.” Comment with relevant illustrations.

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  • Policy contradiction adversely affects common people and environment at a large scale. The level and pattern of economic development also affect the nature of environmental problems. India ranked 177 out 180 countries in Environment Protection index. This reflects the poor status of policies regarding to environment in our country.
  • Policy contradict…

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Question 14

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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In the light of recent controversy regarding the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) , what are the challenges before the Election Commission of India to ensure the trustworthiness of elections in India?

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  • The Election Commission of India (ECI) is acknowledged as a standard bearer in conduct of free and fair elections with integrity in India. The Commission has taken the pioneering initiative of introducing Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) for recording, storing and counting of votes in a transparent, credible and secure manner, duly backed by appropr…

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Question 15

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In the light of recent controversy regarding the use of Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) , what are the challenges before the Election Commission of India to ensure the trustworthiness of elections in India? (10 Marks)

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  • The Election Commission of India (ECI) is acknowledged as a standard bearer in conduct of free and fair elections with integrity in India. The Commission has taken the pioneering initiative of introducing Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) for recording, storing and counting of votes in a transparent, credible and secure manner, duly backed by appropr…

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Question 16

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The success of digital India and ease of doing business in India starts with ease of using government portals. Comment. (150 Words)

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  • E-governance and design of government portals affects how much people trust the government.
  • If a government cannot implement reasonably high-quality digital governance systems especially the portals through which government actions are visible to the public, affects both basic governance quality and citizens and businesses trust in the go…

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Question 17

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Accountability in school education system is necessary to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 4. Comment. (150 Words)

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  • A quality education is the foundation of sustainable development. As a policy intervention, education is a force multiplier which enables self-reliance, boosts economic growth by enhancing skills, and improves people՚s lives by opening up opportunities for better livelihoods. Hence achieving Sustainable Developmental Goal 4 is importan…

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