5) Critically comment on The Supreme Court’s endorsement of the Haryana government’s decision to prescribe educational qualifications for candidates contesting panchayat polls.

Topic: Devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein 5) Critically comment on The Supreme Court’s endorsement of the Haryana government’s decision to prescribe educational qualifications for candidates contesting panchayat polls. (200 Words) The Indian Express

3) The data from the Rapid Survey on Children conducted in 2013-14 shows some but patchy progress between 2005-06 and 2013-14 in maternal and child health indicators. Critically examine the causes of poor progress in this regard.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 3) The data from the Rapid Survey on Children conducted in 2013-14 shows some but patchy progress between 2005-06 and 2013-14 in maternal and child health indicators. Critically examine the causes of poor progress in this regard. (200 Words) EPW

2) It is said that if India sheds its inhibitions and participates actively in the implementation of China’s One Best One Road initiative, it stands to gain substantially in terms of trade. Critically examine.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 2) It is said that if India sheds its inhibitions and participates actively in the implementation of China’s One Best One Road initiative, it stands to gain substantially in terms of trade. Critically examine. (200 Words) EPW