UPSC Ethics daily answer writing Practice 15th – 21st March 2022

UPSC Ethics daily answer writing Practice 15th – 21st March 2022

15th  March 2022

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

Question 1: The destiny of regional cooperation in South Asia depends on the performance of SAARC grouping. In light of the above statement critically discuss the India’s role in reviving new spirit of regional cooperation.(Answer in 150 words)10

Question 2: What do you understand by India’s ‘Act East’ policy ? How is it different from ‘ Look East’ policy? Also discuss India’s key actions in this direction. (Answer in  250 words) 15

16th March 2022

Question 1: Critically discuss the India’s preparedness to tackle any challenges posed by China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.(Answer in 150 words)10

Question 2:The newly tri-nation partnership AUKUS is aimed at countering China’s ambitions in the Indo-Pacific region. Is it going to supersede the existing partnerships in the region? Discuss the strenght and impact of AUKUS in the present scenario. (Answer in  250 words) 15

17th March 2022

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

Question 1: What do you understand by protectionism? How does it affect India’s interest? Give relevant examples. (Answer in  150 words) 10

Question 2: Discuss the role of Diaspora diplomacy in furthering India’s foreign policy goals. (Answer in  150 words) 10

21st March 2022

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

Question 1: Critically examine the aims and objectives of NATO. To what extent the NATO policies are responsible for Russia- Ukrain crisis?. (Answer in  250 words) 15

Question 2: Critically discuss the role of UN institutional framework to address international conflicts in recent times. (Answer in  250 words) 15

UPSC Ethics daily answer writing Practice 15th – 23rd March 2022

UPSC Ethics daily answer writing Practice 15th – 23rd March 2022

15th March topic:Information Sharing and Transparency in Government, Right to Information, 

Question: Discuss various factors which creates barriers in information sharing and transparency in government. .(Answer in 150 words)10

16th March 2022

  • Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct,

Question: Codes of conduct do not in themselves guarantee ethical behaviour. Critically discuss.(Answer in 150 words)10

17th March 2022

  • Citizen’s Charters,

Question: Critically discuss role of citizens charters in ensuring ethical governance.(Answer in 150 words)10

21st March 2022

  • Work Culture,

Question: The best protection any institution can put in place is not a regime of compliance, but a culture of integrity. Analyse the statement citing relevant examples.(Answer in 150 words)10

22nd March 2022

  • Quality of Service Delivery, 

Question: Analyse the various reasons for increasing public grievances related to service delivery.(Answer in 150 words)10

23rd  March 2022

  • Utilization of Public Funds,
  • Challenges of Corruption.

Question: Briefly outline various strategies to promote a culture of integrity to tackle the challenges of corruption.(Answer in 150 words)10

UPSC daily answer writing Practice 14th March 2022

UPSC daily answer writing Practice 14th March 2022

Topic: India and its Neighborhood- Relations.

Question 1: India’s “neighbourhood first” policy has failed to yield any concrete results. To what extent this can be attributed to China’s growing clout in the region? Substantiate your view.(Answer in 150 words)10

Question 2: Enumerate the key principles of Gujral Doctrine and also explore their significance in contemporary times.(Answer in 150 words)10