Development administration is based on two important concepts—administration of development and administrative development. It involves modernization of administrative structure, capabilities of personnel, and attitudinal and behavioural changes among the administrators. This book simplifies the administrative functions through its examples, theories and concepts, and deals with the field of development administration with an integrated approach.
This book throws light on the administrative development processes in and around the world. It also draws a parallel between how the administrative development has helped the nation in overall develop-ment, and what is the scenario in the developing countries, especially in India. It also focuses on the issues like programme and project management in India, Planning machinery of Social Welfare Service in India. It further dwells into the impact of the economic reforms on the social sectors of India. The book skillfully explains how the State plays a critical role in its socio-economic development, and how it faces the new challenges because of globalization and liberalization.
The book is intended for the postgraduate students of Public Administration and Political Science. Besides, it is equally beneficial for the students preparing for the Civil Services Examination.