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Indian Administration
Evolution and Practice

  • Bidyut Chakrabarty - Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Delhi.
  • Prakash Chand - Faculty, Dyal Singh Evening College, University of Delhi


May 2016 | 380 pages | SAGE Texts

This textbook acquaints the readers with the evolution of Indian administration through contextual analysis of the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject.

Indian Administration: Evolution and Practice addresses the new issues and challenges in the field of public administration in India through critical analysis of its growth and development since Independence. Instead of focusing only on the institutional characteristics of the Indian administrative system, it highlights the key issues from a historical perspective. This will enable the readers to grasp the ideological and theoretical dynamics of the field of study and practice.

Key Features

• Adopts a critical and multi-disciplinary approach in discussing the traditional and emerging issues of the Indian administration

• Focuses on the processes of administration with reference to their constitutional provisions as well as socio-economic and political contexts

• Provides thorough insight into the new challenges and upcoming issues affecting the Indian administrative system

• Useful study for the students of Indian universities and state and central civil service aspirants

 
Preface
 
Introduction
 
Evolution of Indian Administration
 
Philosophical and Constitutional Framework of Indian Administration
 
Structure of Central Administration
 
State Administration
 
District Administration
 
Local Governance in India: Rural and Urban
 
Civil Services in India
 
Administrative Reforms in India
 
Public Policy in India
 
Planning and Economic Development in India
 
Financial Management in India
 
Citizens and Administration in India
 
Social Welfare Administration in India
 
Environmental Management in India
 
Major Issues in Indian Administration
 
Part I – Conceptual Issues
 
Part II – Empirical Issues
 
Conclusion
 
Bibliography
 
Index

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Bidyut Chakrabarty

Professor Bidyut Chakrabarty is currently a faculty at the Department of Political Science at the University of Delhi, New Delhi. He earned his PhD from the London School of Economics and has been associated with teaching and research for more than three decades. He has taught in some of the most prestigious educational institutions, such as the London School of Economics, UK; the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta, India; Monash University, Australia; the National University of Singapore, Singapore; and Hamburg University, Germany.Professor Chakrabarty has authored six textbooks for SAGE, India: Indian... More About Author

Prakash Chand Kandpal

Prakash Chand Kandpal is currently a faculty at the Department of Political Science, Dyal Singh Evening College, University of Delhi. He holds a PhD from the University of Delhi. He has been awarded a doctoral fellowship by ICSSR and a postdoctoral research award by UGC. He has coauthored four books with Professor Bidyut Chakrabarty: Public Administration in a Globalizing World (SAGE, 2012), Indian Administration: Evolution and Practice (SAGE, 2016), Public Policy: Concept, Theory and Practice (SAGE, 2016) and Public Administration: From Government to Governance (2017). His research papers have appeared in... More About Author

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ISBN: 9789351507338
₹395.00