By Shishir Gupta, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2021 08:21 PM IST
The time has come for the Modi government to separate the wheat from chaff by incentivising deserving senior officials.
By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON APR 25, 2020 06:38 PM IST
India’s health and welfare services are inadequate. This is not just because the government’s expenditure on them is low. They are also hamstrung by the stifling bureaucracy that administers them.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 05, 2019 10:38 AM IST
The Modi government’s decision to hold a common foundation course for all Group A services including the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) from 2020-2021 is the first step in breaking these silos and elite clubs that function within the Indian bureaucracy.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 12:09 AM IST
A total of 40 officers were transferred, while new appointments were made in the chief minister’s office
By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON JUN 01, 2018 01:02 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rightly characterised India’s bureaucracy as a 19th century administration struggling to tackle 21st century challenges. But building a 21st century bureaucracy requires changing the frame of the current debate on reforms to move beyond rules and procedures to focus instead on institutionalising a new culture of trust and deliberation