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  • GENERAL ESSAY PAPER

Good Governance, Transparency & Accountability

  1. Good Governance Initiatives
  2. Digital India
  3. E-governance & Sevottam Model
  4. Digi Locker
  5. Cloud Computing
  6. Rule of Law and Governance
  7. Measures adopted to ensure Transparency and Accountability
  8. Right To Information Act
  9. Citizen Charter
  10. Corporate Governance
  11. Lokpal and Lokayuktas
  12. Social Audit

2015 MAINS

  1. In the light of Satyam Scandal (2009), discuss the changes brought in the corporate governance to ensure transparency and accountability.
  2. If amendment bill to the Whistleblowers Protection Act 2011 tabled in the Parliament is passed, there maybe no on left to protect. Critically Evaluate.

2014 MAINS

  1. Two parallel run schemes of the Government, viz the Adhar card and NPM, one of voluntary and the other as compulsory, have led to debates at national levels and also litigations. On merits , discuss whether or not both schemes need run concurrently. Analyse the potential of the schemes to achieve development benefits and equitable growth

2013 MAINS

  1. Electronic cash transfer system for the welfare schemes is an ambitious project to minimize corruption, eliminate wastage and facilitate reforms Comment.
  2. Though Citizens’ charters have been formulated by many public service delivery organizations, there is no corresponding improvement in the level of citizens’ satisfaction and quality of services being provided Analyse.
  3. A national Lokpal, however strong it may be, cannot resolve the problems of immorality in public affairs.’ Discuss.