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To what extent has the urban planning and culture of the Indus valley civilization provided input to the present day urbanization? Discuss.
Write short notes on the following:
a) Why is the concept of joint families disappearing? What is the role of urbanization towards it? (100 words, 10 marks)
b) Discuss the reforms necessary in our education system to make it more jobs oriented. (100 words, 10 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
Write short notes on the following:
a)Discuss the diversity in Indian Society with reference to unity and pluralism. (100 words, 10 marks)
b)Discuss the universal teachings of Swami Vivekananda pertaining to realization of God. (100 words, 10 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
Narrate the goals and strategies of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). Outline the outcomes of the efforts of the NRHM? (200words, 15 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
Explain three major steps necessary for the social empowerment of poor and downtrodden. How is politics hindering their implementation? (200words, 15 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
Write short notes on the following:
a)Identify the measures taken by the Punjab government to promote eco-tourism. (100 words, 10 marks)
b)Give reason why Kandi region of Punjab was selected to promote drip irrigation. (100 words, 10 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
(a) What are the recent shifts and trends in defence procurement policy of India? (100 words, 10 marks)
(b)Evaluate the role of Indian Diaspora in projecting India’s soft power. Level(2)View/Post Answer
(a) Critically examine the concept and role of Civil Services neutrality in view of the change of guard at centre and state level. (100 words, 10 marks)
(b) The washing out of parliamentary sessions recently has raised a question mark on the functioning of Parliament. Comment. (100 words, 10 marks)Level(3)View/Post Answer
Discuss the factors necessitating the passage of 73rd constitutional Amendment Act. Analyze its actual impact. (200 words, 20 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
“Accountability and transparency are the two basic elements of good governance.” Discuss in the light of the role of Institution of comptroller and Auditor General of India. (200 words, 20 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
(a) Discuss the impact of Ind-US treaties on Ind-China relations. (100 words, 10 marks)
(b) Discuss the likely effects of India’s “Act East Policy” on India’s North-East. (100 words, 10 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
(a) Discuss the Role of Media in contemporary strategic environment with reference to India. (100 words, 10 marks)
(b) Discuss the role of Money laundering as non-conventional threat. (100 words, 10 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
Explain the following challenges to India’s internal security:
(a)Separatism in Jammu & Kashmir. (100 words, 10 marks)
(b)Left Wing Extremism (LWE) .(100 words, 10 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
Comment on the organization and role of the National Security Guards. Critically examine its deployment in the recent months. (200words, 15 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
Analytically give account of Border Management in India. Also discuss methods of improvement. (200words, 15 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
Define Cyber Security and explain how Social networking sites many affect India’s security? (200words, 15 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
Defence and development are complimentary to each other but lack of development & economic reasons are mainly responsible for the spread of extremism. Discuss critically. (200words, 15 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
A) You are determined to change the State of affairs of government primary schools in your city. Poor infrastructure, low attendance of teacher and students and corruption are some of the major issues. What will be your short term and long term action plans to improve the conditions of these schools as the SDM of the city? (100 marks,10 marks)
B) Despite the availability of information about imminent riots in sensitive areas, why have the district administrators generally not been successful in foiling the intentions of rioters? Comment on the shortcomings of administrative actions. (100 marks, 10 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
Property tax collected by the city municipal corporation is fairly low as compared to the potential. Only one third properties are assessed. Further, only 30% of assesses are found to be paying tax. However, there is low political will to impose new taxes and collect taxes strictly. In your opinion how can such situations be handled and how can you as municipal commissioner generate the much needed resources? (200 words, 20 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
In big cities, due to shortage of land, housing patterns are changing rapidly. More and More multi-storeyed buildings are coming up and independent houses are being converted into flats, thereby aggravating the problem of sanitation, drinking water supply, traffic jams, parking and so on. In your opinion, how can these problems be tackled by the city managers? Discuss with examples. (200 words, 20 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
Write Short notes on the following:
A) Water Pollution Abatement ?(Namami Gange) (100 words, 10 marks)
B) Water conservation under JAL KRANTI ABHIYAN (100 words, 10 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
A) In a recent held climate change conference in November 2015 at Paris, France .what were the salient features of the draft decision? (100 words, 10 marks)
B) Why does the Eastern Coast of India experience more frequent Tsunamis in comparison to western Coast? Discuss. (100 words, 10 marks)Level(2)View/Post Answer
You have been appointed as a municipal commissioner of a water deficit city. Enumerate various measures you would be taking to combat this critical issue in your city. (200 words, 20 marks)Level(1)View/Post Answer
What do you understand by Code of Ethics? How is it different from Code of Conduct? (Views-1232) View/PostAnswer
Monetary Policy acts as a regulator of Indian banking System. Critically examine the statement in light recent changes in India’s financial system. (Views-669) View/PostAnswer
Indian society displays paradoxical features. Discuss while giving features of Indian society which differentiates it from west.
Tibetan plateau has a unique role in determining the timings of monsoons over Indian Subcontinent, discuss. (Views-509) View/PostAnswer
Himalayas orient monsoons over Indian subcontinent, elaborate. (Views-482) View/PostAnswer
40 percent of today’s India is born in post 1991 period of more liberal India and has a different mindset. Discuss (Views-475) View/PostAnswer
Creation of smaller States is the need of the hour. Make out a case for and against the reorganization of states in the context of the impending cr... (Views-435) View/PostAnswer
What is Naxalism ? suggest some measures to deal with the problem. Examine various initiatives of the government of India. (Views-396) View/PostAnswer
What is the justification of GST? (Views-380) View/PostAnswer
Enumerate the factors that helped in decolonization of the countries of Africa and Asia. (Views-278) View/PostAnswer
To what extent has the urban planning and culture of the Indus valley civilization provided input to the present day urbanization? Discuss. View/PostAnswer
" The moral value of fundamental duties would be not to smoother rights but to establish a democratic balance by making the people conscious of th... View/PostAnswer
"Public Interest Litigation is a good thing when it is used to enforce the rights of the disadvantaged. But it has now been diluted to interfere w... View/PostAnswer
“Both Fundamental Rights and Directive Principles act as complementary to each other.” Critically comment. View/PostAnswer
Establish the relationship between land reform, agriculture productivity and elimination of poverty in Indian Economy. Discussion the difficulty i... View/PostAnswer
In view of the declining average size of land holdings in India which has made agriculture non-viable for a majority of farmers, should contract f... View/PostAnswer
Livestock rearing has a big potential for providing non-farm employment and income in rural areas. Discuss suggesting suitable examples. View/PostAnswer
The MSP or minimum support price mechanism has been criticised for making Indian agriculture cereal intensive, regionally biased, input oriented a... View/PostAnswer
How can the ‘Digital India’ programme help farmers to improve farm productivity and income? What steps has the Government taken in this regards? View/PostAnswer
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