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Constitutional Development in India and Framing of Indian Constitution.
Preamble and its significance.
Salient Features of Indian Constitution.
Fundamental Rights and Duties.
Directive Principles of State Policy.
Federal Structure: Union-State relations.
Parliamentary system in India.
Constitutional Bodies: Election Commission of India, Finance Commission; Comptroller and Auditor General of India; Union/State Public Service Commission and Other (Appointment, Power and Responsibilities).
Judiciary : Composition, Role, Judicial Review and Judicial Activism.
Constitutional Amendment methods and important constitutional amendments.
Union Parliament and State Legislatures.
Electoral system in India, Salient Features of the Representation of the People Act.
Political Parties and Pressure Groups.
Role of Regional Political Parties.
Public Accountability : Parliamentary, Executive and Judicial.
Citizens and Administration : Citizens Grievance Redressal Institution and Mechanism, Central Vigilance Commission, and Lok Pal and Lok Ayuktas .
Print and Electronic Media- Its impact on Policy Making, Shaping of public opinion and in educating the people and Press Council of India.
Union Government: Cabinet Secretariat; Central Secretariat; PMO etc.
Demand for creation of New States,
Government : State Secretariat; Chief Secretary; Departments and Directorates, Boards, State Corporations and Commissions.
Administration of Union Territories and other specified states and areas in India,
Civil Services in India : Types; Characteristics and Performance.
Administrative Adjudication: Various types of Administrative Tribunals in India.
Lok Adalats and Legal Awareness Campaign.
Administrative Reforms in India including various important Commissions and committees.
Development Administration: Institutions; Policy Initiatives, Strategies, Problems and Challenges.
Local Governance: 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments.Types of Urban local bodies and Panchayati Raj institutions in India.Sources of Finance in Urban Local Bodies and Panchayati Raj Institutions.
State Finance Commission and State Election Commission.
Law and Rule related Administration.
Citizen centric Governance.
Right to Services.
Right to Information.
Integrity in Administration including measures and mechanism for Prevention of Corruption and Malpractices in India.
Human Resource Management and Human Resource Development and its indicators in India.
Nature, types and Problems of Unemployment in India.
Employment Schemes and Programmes both of Union Government and Uttarakhand Government.
Rural Development and Community Development Programmes- Role of related Institutions and Organizations including all centrally and State sponsored schemes.
Role of Education especially in Human Resource Development and Social Change.
Education System in India : Problems and Issues (Including Universalization and Vocationalization).
Education for Girls, other Socially and Economically and other disadvantaged sections of people and Minorities, etc.
Right to Education, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan in Uttarakhand.
Status of Higher, Technical and Vocational Education in Uttarakhand.
Role of Various institutions (central, State and Other Organizations) in promotion of Education.
Health as a component of Human Resource Development.
Health Care System in India and Uttarakhand.
World Health Organisation : Objectives, Structure, Functions and its Programmes.
Public Private Partnership in Health Care System.
National Rural Health Mission and other related schemes.
Health and Nutrition.
Food Security Act etc.
Social Legislation as an element of change.
Social Legislation and schemes (Central and State) for vulnerable section of society.
Protection of civil Rights Act, 1955
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989.
Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005.
Social Legislations for the protection and welfare of Children, Women and Minorities, etc.
Sexual Violence against Women and Children: Preventive Measures.
Welfare of Disabled, Aged and Others: Enactments, Policies, Institutions and Schemes.
Principles & Basis of Indian Foreign Policy.
India and her neighbours.
Globalization and its impact on Developing countries.
International and Regional Organisations:
United Nations and its specialized agencies.
Regional organizations-SAARC, ASEAN, EU, NAM, OPEC, Commonwealth of Nations etc.
India’s Cultural diplomacy and Indian Diaspora.
Historical, Political and Social background of Uttarakhand.
Political and Administrative Culture in the State .
Political system : Party Politics, Coalition Politics, Role and Functions of Regional Political
Parties and Pressure groups.
Administrative System : Structure of the State Government ; Ministries and Departments;
Administrative agencies and District and sub district level Administration.
State Civil Services.
State Public Service Commission.
Lok Ayukta and State Vigilance agencies.
Panchayati Raj and Urban Administration in Uttarakhand.
Social Welfare schemes of Uttarakhand.
Current events of State level, National and International Importance.