Title The Civil Services in India (Oxford India Short Introductions)
Book Condition New
Publisher New Delhi, India Oxford University Press
0198086091 / 9780198086093
Seller ID 108825
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. Printed Pages: 224.
The Civil Services in India (Oxford India Short Introductions) S.K. Das