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Recasting Public Administration in India: Reform, Rhetoric, and Neoliberalism

Kuldeep Mathur


Ever since a democratic system of government was adopted and a strategy of planned economic development was launched in India, the planners were quite conscious of the need for an administrative system different from the colonial one to implement the planned objective of development. Kuldeep Mathur, in this volume, examines these administrative reforms and provides a magisterial account of the changes in the institutional process of public administration. The introduction of neoliberal policies revived the concerns about reform and change, thereby giving rise to a new vocabulary in the discour ... More

Keywords: democratic system, planned economic development, administrative system, administrative reforms, neoliberal, private sector, public policy goals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780199490356
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780199490356.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kuldeep Mathur, author
Former Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru University