6) Honesty and truthfulness have to be practiced and balanced with delicate diplomacy on some occasions. Analyse. (250 words)

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and non-partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker sections. 6) Honesty and truthfulness have to be practiced and balanced with delicate diplomacy on some occasions. Analyse. (250 words)  Ethics by Lexicon publications Why this question: The question aims to …

5) Discuss the critical role that development of the Blue Economy can play in nation building. Explain the prospects with possible challenges in implementation of the same.(250 words)

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc. 5) Discuss the critical role that development of the Blue Economy can play in nation building. Explain the prospects with possible challenges in implementation of the same.(250 words) Indianexpress Why this question: The article talks about the mention of blue economy in the recent budget that was …

4) Recent studies have established that women undertook 80 per cent of farm work in India though only 13 per cent of the land was owned by them, in the backdrop of the statement discuss the causes for policy paralysis in granting entitlements to women in agriculture and farm widows and how can it be addressed? (250 words) 

Topic: Role of women, Agriculture 4) Recent studies have established that women undertook 80 per cent of farm work in India though only 13 per cent of the land was owned by them, in the backdrop of the statement discuss the causes for policy paralysis in granting entitlements to women in agriculture and farm widows …

3) Do you think Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code can emerge as the lynchpin for resolving stressed assets in a time-bound manner? Critically analyse. (250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.  Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 3) Do you think Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code can emerge as the lynchpin for resolving stressed assets in a time-bound manner? Critically analyse. …

2)  “The idea of lateral entry into the administrative Services would energies Indian administration.” What are its possible advantages and limitations? Elucidate.(250 words)

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.  2)  “The idea of lateral entry into the administrative Services would energies Indian administration.” What are its possible advantages and limitations? Elucidate.(250 words) Livemint Why this question:  The government wants to parachute private sector experts into …