Indian Administration is a critical and analytical guide to all the important aspects of public administration in India. Based on books, journals, notes, files and government reports in the field, it examines the government and the administration at every level and tier. Its wide coverage includes all the major landmarks in the evolution of Indian administration, panchayati raj and urban local government after the constitutionalization of local government in India, as well as district planning and the District Planning Committee. It also addresses the issues plaguing our bureaucracy, making full use of reports from the Administrative Reforms Commission and various other committees. Comprehensive and well-researched, this book will fulfil the needs of students of political science and public administration, as well as candidates for civil service examinations, and will also be a valuable resource to scholars, administrators and the general reader interested in the subject.