The Civil Services in India

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ISBN:

9780198086093

Publication date:

26/04/2013

Paperback

224 pages

186.0x126.0mm

Price: 265.00 INR

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ISBN:

9780198086093

Publication date:

26/04/2013

Paperback

224 pages

186.0x126.0mm

Suitable for: This book will be an engaging read for scholars and students alike. 

Rights:  World Rights

Description

An efficient and competent bureaucracy is indispensable to any modern state. This short introduction to the civil services in India identifies its importance in nation-building and governance, and puts forth its varied roles in the current polity. This book discusses the evolution and structure of the civil services; processes of recruitment and training; mechanisms of accountability; and the civil servant–political executive relationship. It captures the various contributions and drawbacks of the services, and advocates reforms in the existing set-up towards a cleaner, more efficient, and performance-based structure in keeping with India’s influence as an emerging superpower. 

Description

An efficient and competent bureaucracy is indispensable to any modern state. This short introduction to the civil services in India identifies its importance in nation-building and governance, and puts forth its varied roles in the current polity. This book discusses the evolution and structure of the civil services; processes of recruitment and training; mechanisms of accountability; and the civil servant–political executive relationship. It captures the various contributions and drawbacks of the services, and advocates reforms in the existing set-up towards a cleaner, more efficient, and performance-based structure in keeping with India’s influence as an emerging superpower. 

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