New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1996
Seller ID: 112192
The present work deals with the census in India, which is one of the oldest activities of the Indian Government as also its single largest administrative exercise. Though the census is in existence for more than one hundred years, the present is the first study of its kind. The work traces the beginning of censusing under the British rule and describes, briefly but vividly, the earlier experience-gathering exercise in head-counting before the launching of the first all-India census census in 1881. The first-ever general census is discussed in some detail capturing the contemporary people's per... View More...
New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 1991
Seller ID: 112535
The present work discusses the public policy of job reservation in the public services under the Government of India, and is particularly focused on the Mandal Commission (The Backward Classes Commission, 1978-80), its reports, the governmental decisions and the social and political implications following from them. To impart a historical perspective, the first Kaka Kalelkar Backward Classes Commission (1953-55) is freely referred to. The work then goes on to examine the major emerging trends. Finally, it makes a few policy recommendations. The book contains the recommendations made by both th... View More...