Public Administration Mains 2018 : Solved Paper Public Administration : Paper-2-Question-4

Public Administration Mains 2018 : Solved Paper Question Paper-2 (Question-4)

SECTION-A

Q4. a. Climate change issues pose new challenges for district administration to be proactive.” Elaborate (District Administration since Independence)

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b. “Judicial overreach to a large extent is a consequence of ineffective executive.” Examine. (Union Government and Administration)

ANSWER: ‘Judicial overreach’ then is the direct result of legislative as well as executive neglect or inaction: Poor and dilatory performance, not only in the making of laws, but also in their implementation. Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely” was for those who indulged in too much judicial activism. In India, excessive judicial interference with laws and executive action is called ‘judicial overreach.

The real reason, for ‘judicial overreach’ is, that since all power grows by what it feeds on, judicial power also tends to grow by accretion; by the indifference or ineptitude of Constitutional bodies — set up to pass laws and to deliberate on vital affairs of the State — of not being able to effectively do so. ‘Judicial overreach’ then is the direct result of legislative as well as executive neglect or inaction: Poor and dilatory performance, not only in the making of laws, but also in their implementation.

c. "In the transition from the State-led economy to the market economy, India should rely more on 'indicative planning'.” Do you agree? Explain your position. (Plans and Priorities)

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