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Philanthropy in India is deeply rooted in its cultural values, promoting the principles of duty, selfless service, and giving back to society. It continues to be a driving force for positive change and societal development. Discuss.

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service, integrity, impartiality and nonpartisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections.

7.  Philanthropy in India is deeply rooted in its cultural values, promoting the principles of duty, selfless service, and giving back to society. It continues to be a driving force for positive change and societal development. Discuss. (150 words)

Difficulty level: Easy

Why the question:

The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4.

Key Demand of the question:

To write about rich philanthropic culture of India.

Directive:

Discuss – This is an all-encompassing directive – you must debate on paper by going through the details of the issues concerned by examining each one of them. You must give reasons for both for and against arguments.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start by giving context of philanthropy.

Body:

Write about the Philanthropy in India – from business houses to individuals – trace the journey of great philanthropes of India since independence and right up to the COVID-19 and the PM cares fund.

Highlight the significance of the above.

Conclusion:

Conclude by summarising.