Governance, Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations.
Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.
. Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein.
. Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions.
. Comparison of the Indian constitutional scheme with that of other countries
.Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
. Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary; Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.
. Salient features of the Representation of People’s Act.
. Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies.
. Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies
. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
. Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders
. Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections.
. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.
. Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
. Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.
. Role of civil services in a democracy.
. India and its neighborhood- relations.
. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
. Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
. Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
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