Code of Ethics for Civil Servants in India

Code of Ethics for Civil Servants in India

Code of Ethics are adopted by organizations (both public as well as private) to assist members in understanding the difference between ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ and in applying this understanding to their decisions. Defintion of Code of Ethics: Code of Ethics is a set of guidelines issued by an organization to its employees to guide them  to conduct their actions in accordance with its primary values and ethical standards. Code of Continue Reading

Code of Conduct for Civil Servants

A code of conduct is a set of rules & regulations that outline the standards, responsibilities, proper practices for, an individual, party or organisation. The code of conduct for civil servants specifies the clear principles as to what the Government expects from its employees. It should be noted that code of conduct rules apply to both official AND personal life of the civil servants. Definition: Code of Conduct for Civil Servants Code Continue Reading

Emotional Intelligence- Introduction

Emotional Intelligence, RAS 2018, UPSC Paper 4, GS, Ethics

Aristotle wrote about Emotional Intelligence in 325 BC. In 1995, Daniel Goleman wrote the “Emotional Intelligence – Why it can matter more than IQ” which became a best seller and the reason behind popularity of the term Emotional intelligence. In simple terms, Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. Emotional Intelligence: Defintion Emotional intelligence (EI), refers to the ability to perceive, control and Continue Reading

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: 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