District Administration Concept and Emergence (Part – 2)

  1. Who appoints the ministers of the Council of Ministers at the state level – Governor
    The Governor appoints ministers only in consultation with the Chief Minister.
    • The minister holds office in the post of Governor’s Article Article 164 (1)
  2. Correct statement
    The Minister is appointed by the Governor on the advice of the Chief Minister.
    • The Governor administered the oath of office to him before the Minister assumes office.
    • There will be a Council of Ministers headed by the Chief Minister who will assist the Governor in his work and the Governor will act as advised.
  3. About the Governor
    He has discretionary powers under certain circumstances.
    • In the event of a hung assembly, the President can recommend President’s Rule.
    • He can send the legislators of the Legislature to the President for consideration.
    • In the parliamentary system of governance, the Governor appoints the leader of the majority party in the state assembly as the Chief Minister.
  4. The Governor has gone to the Governor for consideration.
    • Bill affecting the rights of High Courts.
    • Mandatory Property and Acquisition Bill
    Legislators imposing restrictions on inter-state trade
  5. Under which provision, the Governor of a state constitutes the State Finance Commission to review the financial position of panchayats. – Under the Constitution of India Article 243 (1)
  6. The Chief Minister remains the Chief Minister till he loses confidence – of the majority of the State Legislative Assembly

what do you mean by Communication?

  1. Some state governments also have a cabinet minister and an additional parliamentary secretary to the minister of state. These parliamentary secretaries, who are also members of the state legislator, are appointed – by the Chief Minister
  2. It is the duty of the Chief Minister of the state to make them aware of the decision of his cabinet – to the Governor
    The Chief Minister acts as a liaison between the Governor and the Council of Ministers. According to Article 167, it is the duty of the Chief Minister to give information about the administration and legislation of the State to the Governor.
  3. Under which section of the Constitution can the Governor send a bill for the approval of the President? – Under Section 200
  4. Ministers and Ministers of States are given salaries and allowances from the ministers. – State Consolidated Fund
  5. If an independent member joins a party – then his membership will end
  6. The State Cabinet is collectively responsible – towards the State Legislature
    Responsibilities of Council of Ministers
    Collective Responsibility – The Council of Ministers is collectively responsible to the State Legislative Assembly.
    • Personal Responsibility – Under Article 164, the Minister is personally responsible to the Governor.

District administration concept and emergence (Part – 1)

  1. Who decides the agenda of the Conference of Chief Secretaries headed by the Cabinet Secretary? – Central and State Governments
    The Chief Secretary is the main medium of contact and dialogue between his government, the central government and other governments.
    • Chief Secretary is the formal means of government communication between the Secretary to the Government of India and the State Administration.
  2. Who makes rules for the smooth functioning of the Secretariat of the State Government? – Governor and Council of Ministers
  3. According to the Constitution, the Council of Ministers of State can remain with the consent of the Governor. ‘Governor’s consent’ actually means – the will or consent of the Legislative Assembly.
  4. The Chief Secretary is designated as the Residual Legatee successor. This means that – he looks after the matters which are not in the domain of those secretaries.
    The Chief Secretary is the Chief Coordinator of the State Administration, he is the top officer of the State Secretariat.
    • The Chief Secretary of the State Administration has the same position as the Cabinet Secretary at the Central level.
  5. The Chief Secretary of a state is-
    Cabinet Secretary
    • Head of Public Service in the state
    • Senior-most public servant in the state
  6. The job of the Chief Secretary of the state government is –
    Providing secretarial assistance to the State Board of Ministers.
    • To act as policy coordinator.
    • To act as a repository of data
  7. By whom is the officer selected for the post of Chief Secretary – by the Chief Minister
    The Chief Secretary is generally a product of British heritage, the term originated in 1799 by Lord Vallejali.
  8. Who presides over the annual conference of Chief Secretaries of all states – Cabinet Secretary to the Government of India

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