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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: 14 October 2016

 

 


PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: 14 October 2016


  1. Rural Development:

 

  1. Use of information and communication technology in Panchayat’s function enhances efficiency, transparency and accountability and also induces mass ICT culture. Examine
  2. Self-help groups (SHG) have contributed to a change in the role of rural women in development from symbolic participation of empowerment.
  3. Do you think that the role of Panchayati Raj should go beyond development Administration?Give reasons for your answer.
  4. Do you think that the functioning of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs), in practice, reflects genuine devolution of powers and resources? Give reasons for your answer.
  5. ‘Panchayati Raj Institutions are still affected by State control and domination by bureaucracy.’ Do you agree?
  6. Recently a private member’s bill was introduced in the parliament to provide for direct election, and empowerment of the office, of mayors in large Indian cities. Discuss how this can improve urban governance in India and suggest further measures to improve urban governance