Print Friendly, PDF & Email

5) Elaborate upon the specific challenges that the civil services face in a democracy also suggest what can be done to address such issues in detail. (250 words)

Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy

5) Elaborate upon the specific challenges that the civil services face in a democracy also suggest what can be done to address such issues in detail. (250 words)

Governance by Lakshmikanth

Why this question:

The question is about discussing the challenges faced by civil servants.

Key demand of the question:

The question expects us to discuss the challenges faced by the civil servants.

Also suggest solutions as to how one can address these challenges.

Directive word:

Elaborate – Give a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the  particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Begin with brief on role of civil services in a democracy.

Body:

Discuss the specific challenges that the civil services face in a democracy like:

  • Civil servants fall prey to political forces under threat or bribes.
  • They indulge in nepotism.
  • They are alienated from the public.
  • Frequent transfers prevent any real work.
  • Political interference prevents people from working sincerely.

Then move on to explain how these challenges can be addressed.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward.

CategoriesINSIGHTS