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In-service Training

S.R. Maheshwari

in Public Administration in India

Published in print August 2006 | ISBN: 9780195683769
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080373 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195683769.003.0013
In-service Training

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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 attuned to several goals. These include inculcating in the recruits the respect for the traditions of parliamentary democracy which India has adopted, fostering an essentially national outlook, and making the trainees programme-oriented. This chapter describes the specific training required for the Indian Administrative Services (IAS), the Indian Police Service (IPS), and the Indian Foreign Service (IFS).

Keywords: in-service training; civil servants; India; parliamentary democracy; IAS; IPS; IFS

Chapter.  3760 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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