Topics for Today’s questions:
GS-1 Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc, geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes
GS-2 Role of civil services in a democracy; Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure
GS-3 Indian Economy; Inclusive Growth and issues arising from it
GS-4 Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions
Q.1 Briefly mention the alignment of major mountain ranges of the world and explain their impact on local weather conditions, with examples. (15 Marks)
Q.2 What are the reasons for the Government of India’s proposed move to amend the IAS service rules and why some State governments are concerned with it? Suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)
Q.3 Despite efforts at formalisation, the challenge of informality looms large for India. Examine the reasons for persistent informality and suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)
Q.4 Identify ten essential values that are needed to be an effective public servant. Describe the ways and means to prevent non-ethical behavior in the public servants. (10 Marks)
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