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

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

Administrative Ethics: 01: Glossary

General Studies Paper III of RAS mains consists of topic: Administrative Ethics. The new UPSC pattern also lays huge importance on Ethics & Values and there is general Studies Paper IV of 250 marks dedicated only to public service ethics and its application. Consequently, we should also treat ethics important for RAS mains. We shall deal with this topic strictly in line with RAS syllabus and Competition perspective. To start, Continue Reading