Topics for Today’s questions:
GS-1 Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India).
GS-2 Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
GS-3 Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.
GS-4 Probity in Governance: Information sharing and_ transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption
Q.1 What are footloose industries? Identify the factors that influence their location with examples. (10 Marks)
Q.2 What are the implications of the low public spending on health in India? The National Health Accounts (NHA) report for 2017-18 shows that total public spending on health as a percentage of GDP has increased. In this context, examine the issues with the findings of increased spending in the report. (15 Marks)
Q.3 Stubble burning by farmers of the adjacent states contributes significantly to the air pollution in Delhi. In this context, examine the initiatives taken by the government to deal with the problem and suggest the way forward. (10 Marks)
Q.4 What is the present perception of public administration in the view of the general public? How can we reconcile “public” and “administration”? (10 Marks)
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