Reference answers UPSC Daily answer writing practice 20th January 2022

Reference answers UPSC Daily answer writing practice 20th January 2022

Topic:Citizen’s Charters
• Work Culture,
• Quality of Service Delivery,
• Utilization of Public Funds,
• Challenges of Corruption.

Question: Corruption in the social sense is a shared belief that using public office to benefit oneself and one’s family and friends is widespread, expected, and tolerated. Do you agree with the above statement? Substantiate your view .(150 words)10

Reference answers UPSC Daily answer writing practice 20th January 2022
Reference answers UPSC Daily answer writing practice 20th January 2022
Reference answers UPSC Daily answer writing practice 20th January 2022
Reference answers UPSC Daily answer writing practice 20th January 2022

GS 2 Daily answer writing schedule for the months of February and March 2022

GS 2 Daily answer writing schedule for the months of February and March 2022

Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International Relations)

24th  January 2022

  • Indian Constitution—Historical Underpinnings,

25th  January 

  • Evolution, Features,

26th  January

  • Amendments, 

27th  January 

  • Significant Provisions and 

28th  January 

  • Basic Structure.

31st  January 

  • Functions and Responsibilities of the Union and the States, 

1st February 2022

  • Issues and Challenges Pertaining to the Federal Structure, 

2nd February 2022 

  • Devolution of Powers and Finances up to Local Levels and Challenges Therein.

3rd February 2022

  • Separation of Powers between various organs Dispute Redressal Mechanisms and Institutions.

4th February 2022

  • Comparison of the Indian Constitutional Scheme with that of Other Countries.

7th February 2022

  • Parliament and State Legislatures—Structure, Functioning, Conduct of Business, Powers & Privileges and Issues Arising out of these.

8th – 11th February 2022

  • Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; 

14th February 2022

  • Pressure Groups and Formal/Informal Associations and their Role in the Polity.

15th February 2022

  • Salient Features of the Representation of People’s Act.

16th – 18th February 2022

  • Appointment to various Constitutional Posts, Powers, Functions and Responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.

21st– 22nd February 2022

  • Statutory, Regulatory and various Quasi-judicial Bodies.

23rd February

  • Government Policies and Interventions for Development in various sectors and Issues arising out of their Design and Implementation. 

24th –25th February

  • Development Processes and the Development Industry — the Role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.

28th February

  • Welfare Schemes for Vulnerable Sections of the population by the Centre and States and the Performance of these Schemes; 

1st – 2nd March 2022

  • Mechanisms, Laws, Institutions and Bodies constituted for the Protection and Betterment of these Vulnerable Sections.

3rd – 4th March 2022

  • Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

7th March 2022

  • Issues relating to Poverty and Hunger.

8th March 2022

  • Important Aspects of Governance, Transparency and Accountability, E-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; 

9th March 2022

  • Citizens Charters, Transparency & Accountability and institutional and other measures.

10th March 2022

  • Role of Civil Services in a Democracy.

11th – 14th March 2022

  • India and its Neighborhood- Relations.

15th – 16th March 2022

  • Bilateral, Regional and Global Groupings and Agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.

17th March 2022

  • Effect of Policies and Politics of Developed and Developing Countries on India’s interests, Indian Diaspora.

21st March 2022

  • Important International Institutions, agencies and fora – their Structure, Mandate.

February March 2022 Ethics daily answer writing schedule

 February March 2022 Ethics daily answer writing schedule

24th January – 28th January

  • Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, Determinants and Consequences of Ethics in – Human Actions; Dimensions of Ethics; 

(Basic theory questions from ethics will be asked)

31st January – 1st February 2022

Ethics – in Private and Public Relationships.

2nd  – 3rd February 2022

  • Human Values – key human values 

4th  – 10th February 2022

  • Lessons from the Lives and Teachings of Great Leaders, Reformers and Administrators; 

11th February 2022

  • Attitude: Content, Structure, Function;

14th February 2022

  • Attitude: its Influence and Relation with Thought and Behaviour; 

15th February 2022

  • Moral and Political Attitudes; 

16th February 2022

  • Social Influence and Persuasion.

17th –18th February 2022

  • Aptitude and Foundational Values for Civil Service, Integrity, Impartiality and Non-partisanship, Objectivity, 

21st February 2022

  • Dedication to Public Service, Empathy, Tolerance and Compassion towards the weaker-sections.

22nd February 2022

  • Emotional Intelligence-Concepts, and their Utilities and Application in Administration and Governance.

23rd – 28th February 2022

  • Contributions of Moral Thinkers and Philosophers from India and World.

1st March 2022

  • Public/Civil Service Values and Ethics in Public Administration: Status and Problems; 

2nd March 2022

  • Ethical Concerns and Dilemmas in Government and Private Institutions; 

3rd March 2022

  • Laws, Rules, Regulations and Conscience as Sources of Ethical Guidance;

4th March 2022

  • Accountability and Ethical Governance;

7th March 2022

  • Strengthening of Ethical and Moral Values in Governance;

8th March 2022

  • Ethical Issues in International Relations and Funding; 

9th March 2022

  • Corporate Governance.

10th March 2022

  • Probity in Governance:

11th March 2022

  • Concept of Public Service;

14th March 2022

  • Philosophical Basis of Governance and Probity;

15th March 2022

  • Information Sharing and Transparency in Government, Right to Information, 

16th March 2022

  • Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct,

17th March 2022

  • Citizen’s Charters,

21st March 2022

  • Work Culture,

22nd March 2022

  • Quality of Service Delivery, 

23rd  March 2022

  • Utilization of Public Funds,
  • Challenges of Corruption.