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Public Administration in India

S.R. Maheshwari

Published in print August 2006 | ISBN: 9780195683769
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080373 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683769.001.0001
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All-India Services

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 25985 words.

This chapter examines the history and structure of the all-India services. The term was first coined by the Committee on Division of Functions set up under M.E. Gauntlett in 1918. Of the...

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The Central Civil Services

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 4107 words.

This chapter examines the central civil services (CCS) of India. The CCS together with the all-India services comprises the higher civil service. The central services constitute a separate...

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The Central Personnel Agency

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 4450 words.

This chapter examines the management of civil service personnel in India. It discusses the setting up of the Central Public Service Commission (CPSC) in 1924 and the Ministry of Personnel,...

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Challenges for the Future

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 3041 words.

This chapter examines the problems, criticisms, and challenges for the future of civil service in India. It highlights the need for India to shift away from the generalist administrator...

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Chief Recruitment Agency in India

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 5277 words.

This chapter examines the role of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) as the chief recruitment agency for the civil service sector in India. It discusses the history of the UPSC and...

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Civil Service Ethics

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 8746 words.

This chapter examines professional ethics in the civil service sector in India. Most of the citizens who approach a civil servant are poor, resource less, and supplicants. Their...

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Conditions of Service

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 8157 words.

This chapter examines the conditions of service for civil servants in India. The conditions of service governing the civil services are determined by the periodically appointed Central Pay...

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The Environment of the Civil Service in India

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 4027 words.

This chapter examines the environment in which the civil service in Indian functions. It describes the socio-cultural, economic, political, and psychological dimensions of civil service. It...

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The Establishment Officer in the Government of India

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 4232 words.

This chapter examines the role of the Establishment Officer to the Government of India (EO) in personnel management in the civil service sector in India. The EO is a functionary unique to...

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The Higher Civil Service during British Rule

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 8179 words.

This chapter examines the structure of higher civil service in India during British rule. Though the employees of the East India Company were called civil servants they were actually...

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The Higher Civil Service since Independence

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 6165 words.

This chapter examines the structure and evolution of higher civil service in India since independence. With the exit of the British from India in 1947, the highly restricted objectives of...

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In-service Training

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 3760 words.

This chapter examines in-service training for civil servants in India. In addition to making the trainees functionally competent and efficient, training for civil servants in India must be...

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Making the Civil Service Accountable

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 6328 words.

This chapter examines the accountability of the civil service sector in India. Accountability in India has two facets that are separate but interrelated. The first is political which is...

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Promotion

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 2514 words.

This chapter examines the career promotion of civil servants in India. The civil service in India falls into four classes and the highest category of functionaries include the all-India...

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Recruitment

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 4318 words.

This chapter examines direct personnel recruitment for the civil service in India. India follows the traditional system of recruitment through a competitive written examination followed by...

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Road Map to the Future

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 5037 words.

This chapter examines the future of the civil service sector in India based on the work conducted by the Fifth Central Pay Commission. This commission created in 1994 under the chairmanship...

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The Role and Importance of the Higher Civil Service

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 2372 words.

This chapter examines the role and importance of the higher civil service in India. Civil service is the action of the state engaged in implementing its policies and decisions and the...

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Salary Fixation of the Higher Civil Service

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 1405 words.

This chapter examines salary fixation in the higher civil service in India. The Pay Commissions is the agency responsible for salary fixation, which the government sets up from time to...

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The Specialists in the Higher Civil Service

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 2293 words.

This chapter examines the so-called specialists in the Indian Civil Service (ICS). The civil service in India has been a generalist one before it was challenged with the passage of the...

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Top Management Staffing

S.R. Maheshwari.

in Public Administration in India

August 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Indian Politics. 3715 words.

This chapter examines the staffing arrangement for the higher level posts in public administration in India. The elite corps of civil servants has a total strength of 68,000 and about...

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