TLP [OPTIONAL]: PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION Paper 2- UPSC Mains Answer Writing [11th August, 2020] – Day 5

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TLP Public Administration Optional
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  1. Public Sector Undertakings:
    Public sector in modern India; Forms of Public Sector Undertakings;
    Problems of autonomy, accountability and control;
    Impact of liberalization and privatization
  2. Plans and Priorities:
    Machinery of planning;
    Role, Composition and functions of the Planning Commission and the National   Development Council; ‘Indicative’ planning;

Process of plan formulation at Union and State levels;
Constitutional Amendments (1992) and decentralized planning for economic development and social justice.


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1. The 14th Finance Commission had recommended winding up the NIF. However, this move can affect Fiscal policy of India, Centre-State relations and the Indian Banking system. Comment

                                                                                                            10 marks (150 words)

2. “In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” Comment in the light of the history of Indian planning.

                                                                                                            15 marks (250 words)


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