1. The Constitution, the Political and Administrative Structure of Governance.
1.1 Constitution drafting committee, The Constitution of India, The Preamble,
Basic Structure, Fundamental Rights and Duties and Directive principles
of state policy, Schedules of the Constitution, Constitutional amendments.
Comparison of the Indian Constitution with that of other countries.
1.2 Centre and State Legislature.
1.3 Centre and State Executive.
1.4 Judiciary 7 Supreme Court, High Court, District and Subordinate Courts,
Contempt of Court.
1.5 Nature of the Indian Union, CentreiState Relations, Division of Power
(Centre List, State List and Concurrent List). Distribution of resources.
1.6 Decentralization and peoples participation in Democratic Governance.
Local Self Government, 73rd and 74th amendment of Constitution. The
Panchayats, The Municipalities. (Rural and Urban Local Governance)
1.7 Lokpal, Lokayukt and Lok Nyayalaya iJudiciary as a Watchidog protecting
the Constitutional Order, Judicial Activism, Public Interest Litigation.
1.8 Accountability and Rights :
Competition Commission, Consumer Courts, Information Commissior Women Commission, Human Rights Commissions, SC/ ST/OBC Commissions, other redressed agencies / authorities. Transparency and Accountability, Right to Information, Right to Services, Utilimtion of public funds.
1.9 Democracy at Work,
Political Parties, Political Representation, Citizens Participation in Decision Making.
Election Commission, Electoral reforms. 1.11 Emergence of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) and Non Government Organizations (NGOs);
Self Help Groups.
1.12 Issues and role of media (Electronic, Print and Social)
2. Security issues: External and Internal.
3. Social 85 Some Important Legislation:
3.1 Indian society, Social Legislation as an instrument of Social Change.
3.2 The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993
3.3 Protection to Women Women 85 Criminal Law [Under Indian Constitution
Law 85 criminal Procedure code]
3.4 Protection of Women From Domestic Violence Act72005
3.5 The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955,
3.6 The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989,
3.7 Right to Information Act, 2005,
3.8 Environment (Protection) Act, 1986,
3.9 The Consumer Protection Act, 1986,
3.10 Information Technology Act, 2000,
3.11 The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
3.12 The Madhya Pradesh Lok Sewaon ke Pradan ki Guarantee Adhiniyam- 20 10
Social Sector – Health, Education and Empowerment-
4.1 Health services, Preventive and curative health programmes in India / M. P. With an emphasis on children and Women’s health.
Issues related to availability of curative health to all. Availability of doctor 85 Paramedical smff. Health services in rural area.
4.2 Malnutrition, its causes and effects and Govt. programmes supplementary Nutrition
4.3 The technological interventions in the ﬁeld of Imi’nunology, Immunization, Family health,
Biotechnolog, Communicable and non7com.municable diseases and remedies.
4.4 Vital statistics
4.5 W.H.O.7Objectives, Structures, functions and its programmes.
5. Education systems
Education as a tool of HR development, Universal elementary education,
Quality of Higher and Technical, Vocational Education. Issues related to girls education, under privileged classes and differently abled classes.
6. Human resource development –
Availability of skilled manpower, employability and productivity of human resource of India, trends of employment, role of institutions like NCHER, NCERT, NIEPA, UGC, Open Universities, AICTE, NCTE, NCVT, ICAR, IITS, NITs. NLUs, IIMs, Polytechnic and ITIs etc. and human resource development.
7. Welfare programmes –
Welfare programmes and Issues related to eAged people, Differently able people, Children, Women, Labour, Socially deprived Classes and Displaced groups of developmental projects.
8. Public Services
Public Services, All India Services, Central Services, State Services, Constitutional Positions; Role and function, nature of function, Union Public Service Commission, M.P. State Public Service Commission. Training and Training Institutions of State and Centre in context of changing governance pattern.
9. Public Expenditure and Accounts
Control over public Expenditure, Parliamean control, Estimate Committee, Public Accounts Committee etc. Office of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India, Role of Finance Ministry in Monetary and Fiscal Policy, Composition and function ofAccountant General of M. P.
10. International Organizations
10.1 UN and its associate organimtions.
10.2 IMF, The World Bank and Asian Development Bank
10.3 SAARC, BRICS, other Bilateral and Regional groupings
10.4 WTO and its impact on India.