MPA-015: PUBLIC POLICY AND ANALYSIS

Assignment (TMA)
Course Code: MPA-015
Assignment Code: MPA-015/Asst/TMA/2009-10
Marks: 100

This Assignment consists of Section – I and Section - II. There are five questions in each section. You have to answer a total of five questions in about 500 words each, selecting at least two questions from each section. Each question carries 20 marks.


SECTION - I


1.Explain the significance of policy sciences and examine its relevance to public policy in the contemporary context.

2.  Critically examine the rational policy-making model.

3. Analyse the role of inter-governmental relations in policy-making.
4.Analyse the strengths and weaknesses of civil society organisations in India. What measures would you suggest for improving the role of civil society organisations in policy-making?

5.Discuss the current paradigm shift in the Indian public policy, and bring out the constraints in public policy formulation.


SECTION - II


6.What is policy implementation? Justify the need for following multiple approaches   in the study of policy implementation.
7. Discuss the process of policy monitoring and suggest the remedial measures for effective monitoring.
8.Describe the modes of policy delivery with special reference to the role of judicial bodies.
9.‘Simulation models are more appropriate than optimisation models’. Critically         evaluate the statement.

10.Describe the process of disinvestment of the central public enterprises in India from 1991 to 2006.