Ethics of Bhagavad Gita and its role in Administration

Bhagavad Gita & Ethics: Introduction The Bhagavad Gita (literal meaning ‘the songs of the Lord‘) is one of the celebrated sacred works of Hindus. Considered as an important piece of Smrti literature, the Gita is narrated by Sanjay to the blind king Dhritarashtra and it contains seven hundred verses spread over eighteen chapters or discoverers. The word ‘ethics’ comes from the Greek word ‘ethikos’. It refers to one’s moral character Continue Reading

Rajasthan Sampark: Good Governance Initiative

Information technology is an important ingredient in bringing about transparency in the governance and allowing direct interface of citizens with government. Keeping in mind these advantages, Rajasthan Government launched an online portal Rajasthan Sampark dedicated towards providing citizens with a centralized platform with facility to lodge his/ her grievances to the respective departments. Rajasthan Sampark: Introduction Basic idea behind launch of Rajasthan Sampark Portal is to provide citizens with facility to register complaints pertaining Continue Reading

System of Governance in India

To understand the system of governance in India is simple terms, we shall start by dividing Governance in three parts – What to Govern – Areas/ Sectors How to Govern – Rules/Acts/Policies/Schemes Who Governs – Departments/authorities   What to Govern: Areas/Sectors The system of governance in India is a unique mix of both unitary ( all powers with centre) and federal (all powers with state) system. To simplify the areas Continue Reading

Committees & Panels: 2016

Committees & Panels can  be part of Preliminary Question Paper as a Match of the following or Who head What committee and on What topics. Recommendation of Important Committees shall be analyzed in subsequent posts. For now, have a look at snapshot:   Like page so that you don’t miss any important post: [themencode-fb-page-widget page=”https://www.facebook.com/Rajras-1835370626603310″ width=”250″ height=”50″ hide_cover=”true” show_faces=”false” show_posts=”false”]

Administrative Ethics: Code of Conduct & Ethics for Civil Servants

Why do we need a Code of Conduct & Code of Ethics for Civil Servants? Ethics is a set of principles of right conduct. It has been defined as a set of values and principles, which helps guide behavior, choice and actions.Organizations as well as individuals have ethical standards Needed: 1. Ensure   – consistent approach   – responsibilities and making decisions 2. Civil servants — special obligations — responsible for managing Continue Reading