Public Administration In India

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Publisher PHI Learning All Political Science books by PHI Learning
ISBN 9788120339798
Author: Sarkar Siuli
Number of Pages 400
Available in all digital devices
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About The Book Public Administration In India

Book Summary:

This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of the Indian public administrative system, taking into consideration the various administrative structures at the Central, State, district and local levels.

The book begins by providing a brief historical outline of public administration in India and the changing role of Indian administration. Then it goes on to give a detailed discussion on the structure of the civil services, as well as the functions and roles of the :


Prime Minister

Council of Ministers

Finance, Home and External Affairs Ministries

Central Secretariat

It also details the roles of the State administration consisting of the :


Chief Minister

Chief Secretary

State Secretariat

District Collector

In addition, the text describes the features of local self government and conditions for its success, womens participation in local self government, financial administration, and major committees and commissions constituted for administrative reforms in India. Finally, it deals with issues such as Information Technology, human rights and globalizationso crucial for public administration.

This well-organized book is intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of Political Science and Public Administration. Besides, students preparing for civil services examinations and all those who are interested in the study of Indian Administration will find the book quite handy.

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 Continuity and Change in Indian Administration:
A Brief Historical Outline
Chapter 2 The Civil Service in India
Chapter 3 Administration and Politics of India: The Central Picture
Chapter 4 Administration and Politics of India: The Provincial (State) Picture
Chapter 5 District Administration: Changing Role of the Collector
Chapter 6 Local Self Government in India: An Urban Picture
Chapter 7 Local Self Government in India: A Rural Picture
Chapter 8 Womens Participation in Local Self Government
Chapter 9 Planning and Plan Administration
Chapter 10 Financial Administration
Chapter 11 Citizens and Administration
Chapter 12 Communications between the Panchayats and the Marginalized: A Development Perspective
Chapter 13 Administrative Reforms in India: Major Committees and Commissions
Chapter 14 Welfare Administration
Chapter 15 Issue Areas in Indian Administration