Topics for Today’s questions:
GS-1 Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country.
GS-2 Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to
the federal structure
GS-3 Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth,
development and employment.
Inclusive growth and issues arising from it
GS-4 Case Study
Following are the questions:
Q.1) “Path that India followed since 1947 has strong impression of its struggle for Independence” Comment (10 marks)
Q.2) In discussions on reforms, or debates about public expenditure, there is an excessive focus on the Union government. However, on reforms and public expenditures, we also need to focus on scrutinising the states. Comment. (10 marks)
Q.3) Financial capital is just one of the multiple capitals a successful company must possess. This brings sustainability into the focus. In light of this, discuss the factors that are forcing the companies to factor in the sustainability in their business models. (10 marks)
Q.4) Today we live in the world of social media. In this age the question of individual privacy has gained utmost importance. Various social media platforms has declared individual privacy as the centre of their policies and has focused on end to end encryption. This focus on privacy at times exploited anti-social elements to arrange funds for their activities or promote their agenda beyond the eyes of law enforcement agencies. Consequently there is a tussle between sovereign governments on one hand and social media platforms on other. For social media platforms the end user is all that matters and their privacy is of utmost important. While, for government to perform its sovereign functions some knowledge of peoples activities on social media platforms is must. (a). What are the Ethical issues involved in this case? (b). In your opinion what should be focused- individual privacy or sovereign functions? (c). What do you think should be the main provision of Government’s social media policy? (20 marks
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