Page-10 of UPSC Mains Model Questions - July, 2022
Although, the state has the right incentive and intentions to deliver public services efficiently, its capacity to do so is questionable. Critically discuss in the context of India.
India is a welfare state, as envisaged in the directive principles of the state policy. This entails its responsibility for efficient Public Service Delivery. Incentives and intentions of the state in delivering Public Services: Right intention – As envisaged by ..
Topics: GS-II: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in Various Sectors • GS-II: Important Aspects of Governance Transparency and Accountability Citizen Charters • GS-II: Mechanisms Laws for Protection of Vulnerable Sections • GS-II: Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections
The electoral Bond scheme is a step that will take away transparency and accountability from electoral funding. Critically analyze.
The electoral Bond scheme is a tool to fund political parties and their elections. It brings a mechanism to fund political parties through digital payments while ensuring secrecy. Electrical bonds – towards Transparency and Accountability: The bonds can only be ..
Topics: GS-II: Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States • GS-II: Salient Features of the Representation of Peoples Act • GS-II: Various Issues Related to Executive Judiciary in India
The announcement of the AUKUS security pact heralds a new era of global geopolitics. Comment. Also, discuss its implications for India.
Recently, the US has announced a new trilateral security partnership for Indo-Pacific, between Australia, the UK, and the US (AUKUS). The US will share nuclear submarine Technology with Australia as per the pact. New Era of global geopolitics: Countering China’s ..
Topics: GS-II: Bilateral Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements
There is an increasing demand for global minimum tax, across the world. Discuss the significance, prospects, and challenges for India.
Recently, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced that 136 countries (including India) have agreed to the Global Minimum Tax (GMT), which is to be paid by big MNCs, regardless of their location. The rate of GMT is ..
Topics: GS-II: Bilateral Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements • GS-II: Developed Versus Developing Countries Indias Interests • GS-III: Economic Growth Development
Explain how the e-Shram portal can help to address the issues faced by workers in the informal sector in India.
In India, more than 90% of workers are employed in the informal sector. The Ministry of Labour and Employment launched the e-Shram portal to register unorganized workers such as construction labourers, migrant workforce, street vendors, domestic workers, etc. It was ..
Topics: GS-II: Mechanisms Laws for Protection of Vulnerable Sections • GS-II: Social Sector Services Education Human Resources • GS-II: Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections
Highlight the importance of the Gati Shakti Mission in addressing the issues of infrastructure bottlenecks and streamlining the governance processes.
Gati Shakti Mission or National Master Plan for multi-modal connectivity, is the ambitious mission of the government of India, with the aim of integrated planning and execution of infrastructure projects to bring down logistics costs. It will subsume the National ..
Topics: GS-II: Government Policies and Interventions for Development in Various Sectors • GS-III: Infrastructure Ports Roads Airports Railways