The Civil Services in India (Oxford India Short Introductions)

By: S.K. Das

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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.

Title: The Civil Services in India (Oxford India Short Introductions)

Author Name: S.K. Das

Categories: India, Politics,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Oxford University Press:

ISBN: 0198086091

ISBN 13: 9780198086093

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: 108825

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