Topic–Probity in Governance: Concept of public service; Philosophical basis of governance and probity; Information sharing and transparency in government,
7) How do you see the six perceived governance quality measures enunciated by the 2nd ARC report, in the context of the present India. Critically Comment. (250 words)
Key demand of the question.
The question wants us to highlight and describe the six perceived governance quality measures as enunciated by the 2nd ARC report and express our opinion on their status, desirability etc in the present Indian narrative.
Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – write a few lines about the 2nd ARC report and its purpose of constitution.
- Mention and briefly discuss each of the six perceived governance quality measures- voice and accountability; absence of political instability and violence; government effectiveness; reasonableness of the regulatory burden; the rule of law; and the absence of graft.
- Now compare these measures with, where India stands today. Mention various indices/ statistics related to these measure which highlight India’s position. Give your personal opinion as to what you perceive about the present context.
Conclusion– Conclusion- Based on your discussion, form a fair and a balanced conclusion on the given issue.