Public Administration Answer Writing Practice - Week 10 - Question 3

90 Days Public Administration Answer Writing Practice Question 1 for 07-Feb-2018

Instructions for Writing Answer

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2. Experts will provide their feedback in reply.

3. Model Answers will be uploaded on this page next day.

4. Rectify your mistakes and progress further.

5. All the Best.

07-Feb-2018 - Question 1

The goals of good governance will remain utopian if local governments, responsible for providing all basic services directly to the citizens, are not empowered as mandated by the 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts. Critically evaluate the status of empowerment of the local bodies. (2016)
Model Answer
Introduction- Few lines regarding the 73rd and 74th constitutional Amendment act. The role of local self-government institution in good governance.

Body - Addressing the needs of the question:- evaluation of the empowerment of the local bodies.

Conclusion - way forward

Some few point for references

Problem-related to the PRIs are:-

Non-functioning of the Gram Sabha

Size of Gram Sabha

less participation of women

proxy rule by the male member or forward class.

fund, function and functionaries

In conclusion mention about devolution index and mention example of the Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. And give some recommendation to improve the status and functioning of the local self-government institution.

Note: The model answer is only for your reference and not an ideal answer for the question

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